In September of final yr, the destiny of Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V was not trying good. In all probability, the undertaking appeared destined to rot in a purgatorial state, doomed to spend eternity as Birdman’s favourite coaster. Now, somewhat over one yr later, Lil Wayne has formally introduced a due date: September 28th. For many followers, Carter V grew to become a pipe-dream of kinds, not not like Dr. Dre’s fabled Detox; we at all times knew it existed, but by no means anticipated to truly hear it. Yet lo and behold, it is lastly coming, and shortly at that.
There are nonetheless loads of questions surrounding the undertaking. For one, did Lil Wayne re-record the album, or hold it because it? Are we about to listen to a bunch of references from 2013, in a veritable blast from the previous? If not, can we count on Weezy to choose up the place Dedication 6 left off? Will the Kendrick Lamar assisted “Mona Lisa” nonetheless make the reduce? The solutions will are available due time. For now, take pleasure in this second. Not solely is it an enormous win for Lil Wayne, who has already carried out a lot for hip-hop, however for the followers as nicely.
Today, what as soon as appeared not possible has turn into actuality. We’re all on this collectively. Tha Carter V is coming!