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Lil Wayne ‘Tha Carter V’ 1 Listen Album Review

In 2014, Lil Wayne said he intended to retire after releasing his 12th studio album, Tha Carter V. Rappers have always struggled with committing to retirement, but after dedicating 20 years to the craft, Wayne appeared serious. The possibility of one more Carter installment as Wayne’s final …

3 Burning Questions Before Lil Wayne Releases ‘Tha Carter V’

It’s really happening. It’s been seven years since the release of Tha Carter IV, six years since Lil Wayne said Tha Carter V would be his “last album,” five years since the album’s originally teased release date, four years since we first saw the album’s cover art and Wayne confessed that both he …

Does Lil Wayne Need ‘Tha Carter V’?

One of the most overlooked moments on Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter ll is the way its opening track, “Tha Mobb,” functions within the album’s sequencing. Accompanied by a sped-up soul sample from Willie Tee’s “Moment of Truth,” the lyrically dense masterpiece appears before the album’s …