Earlier today, it was revealed that Lil Wayne wanted his next album Tha Carter V to be released as a “surprise” to his fans. Now, after tonight’s festivities, the mystery is no longer there as Wayne announced the official release date.
Joining Drake on stage at Sprite’s NBA All-Star concert tonight in New Orleans, Lil Wayne revealed that his highly-anticipated LP will arrive May 5th. Drake was then quoted, “Carter V, May 5th. That’s all we focused on,” confirming the date to the crowd.
“Carter V May 5th, that’s all we focused on.” – @Drake
— Word On Road (@WordOnRd) February 15, 2014