A Twist of JP Lime: TOL – Rap Flashback, Tha Carter III


 

Tha Carter IIIJune 10, 2008 marks the release date of Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne’s 6th album and most successful work to date. Laced with star guest appearances and featuring several hits such as the international smash “Lollipop” (featuring Static Major) and Billboard successes “Got Money” (featuring T-Pain) and “A Milli”, the album sold 1,005,545 copies in its first week and rounded out 2008 with 2.88 million records sold. It peaked at number 1 on the Billboard charts and remained the top record for 3 weeks.

Weezy’s raspy vocals and sometimes razor sharp, sometimes smooth and melodic delivery are featured, as are contributions from notable producers Just Blaze, Manny Fresh, Kanye West, and Timbaland. Tha Carter III was well received by critics and fans alike, and won the 2009 Grammy Award for Rap Album Of The Year. As such, Lil’ Wayne staked his claim as the self-proclaimed ‘Best Rapper of Alive’ and built a vast and undeniably strong fan base (7 million twitter followers & 38 million likes on Facebook). Simply put, Lil’ Wayne is a bad dude and for that we at JP Lime Productions salute!

 

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