Lil Wayne is preparing to drop the original version of Tha Carter V this Friday. Originally released in 2018, the 23-track project served as Wayne’s 12th studio album and featured the late XXXTENTACION, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Ashanti and Young Money Entertainment president Mack Maine, among others.
The news of the project was unveiled via Young Money’s Twitter account as Maine was gifting Weezy with a brand new McLaren 720S for his 38th birthday. The caption on Twitter read: “In honor of THE GOATs birthday, @mackmaine dropped off two big gifts today — a new amethyst McLaren for @liltunechi AND the news of the OG CV dropping on 9/25,” the caption reads. “WHATS HARDER, LIFE OR MR. CARTER?!?!?
Tha Carter V arrived in September 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Wayne’s last Carter album, 2011’s Tha Carter IV earned the highest first-week album sales since Lady Gaga’s Born This Way.
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