Today In Hip-Hop History: Lil Wayne Releases ‘Tha Carter II’

By: Djesattler

On this day, December 6, in hip-hop history…

In 2005 Tha Carter II was a full course meal, showing off all of Weezy’s lyrical prowess, his soulful ear and song making ability. The Carter II had everything a hip-hop fan wanted to hear.

Tha Carter II received universal acclaim. The album peaked at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 with first week sales of over 254,000 copies. The album has sold over million copies since its release.

 

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