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Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album Goes Gold + An Inside Look At The Physical Copy

Lil Wayne Tha Carter V Album Goes Gold + An Inside Look At The Physical Copy

In less than 2 weeks of being released, Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V album has reached Gold status.

This means that Weezy‘s latest project has been streamed and purchased over 500,000 times since it was released at midnight on September 27th.

With the physical copies of C5 also being sold in stores now, I am sure it will not be long at all until the album is certified Platinum! Talking about the physical copies, you can actually get a look at what they look like below, courtesy of Jimmy Mays!

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Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne’s Cover Shoot For Billboard Magazine’s Fall 2018 Issue [Video]

Behind The Scenes Of Lil Wayne Cover Shoot For Billboard Magazine Fall 2018 Issue

In this post, we can get a behind the scenes look at Lil Wayne‘s cover shoot for Billboard magazine.

The photo shoot appears in Billboard‘s Fall 2018 issue, which is available on newsstands now and may also feature Bhad Bhabie on the cover.

Click here to read Wayne‘s interview with the mag where he discussed Tha Carter V, his children, features, 2 Chainz’ wedding, seizures, tweeting, Young Money, suicide, greatness, retirement, and more!

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Lil Wayne Speaks On “Tha Carter V”, Nicki Minaj Being The Queen Of Hip-Hop & Which Artists He Is Currently Listening To [Video]

Lil Wayne Speaks On Tha Carter V, Nicki Minaj Being The Queen Of Hip Hop & Which Artists He Is Currently Listening To

During his photo shoot with Billboard for their Fall 2018 issue, Lil Wayne chopped it up with the magazine for an interview that didn’t appear in his cover story.

In the video, which you can watch below, Tunechi was asked what can he say about his next project that will be Tha Carter V, to which he answered:

“Hopefully it’s amazing to everyone else as amazing it is to me. I put a lot into it, it’s been a long time coming. The fans’ patience is amazing in its own, so just to give them something and hopefully that something is more than they was expecting.”

Weezy also explained why he believes Nicki Minaj is still the Queen of hip-hop and revealed that the music artists he is currently listening to are: “me”, “myself”, and “I”!

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Lil Wayne Talks “Tha Carter V”, Attempting Suicide, Retirement, Young Money & More In Billboard 2018 Fall Issue

Lil Wayne Talks Tha Carter V, Attempting Suicide, Retirement, Young Money & More In Billboard 2018 Fall Issue

Lil Wayne graces the front cover of Billboard‘s Fall issue, which will be available on newsstands September 15th.

For his cover story, Weezy spoke on a lot of things including Tha Carter V, his children, tweeting, 2 Chainz’ wedding, seizures, features, Nicki Minaj, suicide, retirement, greatness, Drake, and more.

One interesting part from the story is that they reveal the outro on Tunechi‘s C5 album will be about attempting suicide and it will sample British R&B singer Sampha’s “Indecision” song:

“When he was 12, Wayne came across a gun in his mother’s house and shot himself in the chest, just missing his heart. In the past, he has called this an accident. But on the new verse he plays, Wayne admits this was a suicide attempt, undertaken after his mother told him he would no longer be allowed to rap. The track, which samples British R&B singer Sampha’s brooding but hopeful 2013 song ‘Indecision’ and will be the album’s outro, was on the original album tracklist, but Wayne added new lyrics this summer, following the suicides of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.’

Also during their conversation, we get confirmation that Young Money Entertainment now solely belongs to Tune, but their distribution deal with Republic Records remains in place. You can check out some excerpts from the interview and pics from the photo shoot below!

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Lil Wayne Spotted Filming Either A Photo Shoot Or A Music Video For “Tha Carter V”

Lil Wayne Has Shot A Photo Shoot Or A Music Video For Tha Carter 5

Lil Wayne has been spotted with director and photographer Nabil Elderkin, who previously shot the photo shoot for Tha Carter IV.

Taking to social media, Nabil shared the picture above of him and Tunechi with a caption reading: “Back at it a couple Carter’s later” with a “direct hit” emoji.

This makes you think that Nabil and Weezy were either working on a Tha Carter V photo shoot, or even a possible music video for a C5 single. What do you think they were up to?

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Take A Look At Lil Wayne’s Young Money Merch Collection With Neiman Marcus [Pictures]

Take A Look At Lil Wayne Young Money Merch Collection With Neiman Marcus

Today, Lil Wayne will be launching his new Young Money Merch collection and making an appearance at the Neiman Marcus clothing store in Beverly Hills, California.

If you are one of the first 75 customers to buy some apparel from the clothing line, you will get to meet Weezy and his homies between 2 and 4PM PST.

You can check out what a few of the outfits from the collection look like with Tunechi modelling them after the jump below, courtesy of Vinick Dias!

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