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

On this day, December 6, in hip-hop history... 2005: The second installment of Tha Carter series was a memorable one. Fresh off the success of Tha Carter, Lil Wayne took a huge step and placed a flag on top of the hip-hop mountain as the "best rapper alive." If Tha Carter was the appetizer, Tha Carter II was a full course meal, showing off all of Lil Wanye's lyrical prowess, his soulful ear and song making ability. The Carter II had everything a hip-hop fan wanted to hear. Wayne was making a statement on this album. You either let him in the room or he's busting down ...

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