Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V might drop this year

26 February 2018
Lil Wayne's unreleased and final LP has been described as "the best album of 2018" by Birdman
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Lil Wayne's unreleased 12th album has been held up in limbo for the longest time.

But after six long years of waiting for what ended up looking like a lost cause, fans can be excited to know that the album, titled Tha Carter V, might be liberated by the end of 2018, Birdman has revealed. "Without a doubt. You will get it this year", said the Cash Money boss, adding that "it's gonna be well worth the wait." 

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And while their longstanding feud is said to be the reason behind the proverbial album hostage, Birdman proceeded to sing praises for Weezy. In fact, he stated that Tha Carter V will be "the biggest album of 2018."

That's not a stretch though, considering the upcoming album's sibling, Tha Carter IV, sold 964 000 copies in the US during its first week. 

The album was first announced in November 2012, with Lil Wayne revealing that it would be his last full body of work at the time. When that hadn't happened two years later, Wayne confirmed that this would be his the last of the Cater series, as well as his final solo album. 

"Tha Carter V is about growth, flat-out. My thoughts are wiser. I still say what I want to say—it just sounds better and makes more sense", he said in an interview during the same year. 

Between then and now, various personal, professional and legal disputes have continued to prevent the album from seeing the light of day. The tension ended with Lil Wayne tossing a $51 million lawsuit against Birdman and Cashmoney. 

There's no word from Wayne yet, so we are just going to have to take Birdy's word for it. Are you looking forward to it? 


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