Today In Hip-Hop: Lil Wayne Release ‘Tha Carter III’

On this day, June 10, in hip-hop history... 2008: Fresh off his breakout critically acclaimed album Tha Carter II, Lil Wayne was on top of the hip-hop mountain. To day that Tha Carter III was the most anticipated rap album of 2008 is a understatement. Weezy was in the fixture of not only hip-hop's eye but pop culture. He hoped on a plethora of songs for guest features and destroyed the mixtape game with Dedication 1 & 2 and Da Drought 3. Add in the photograph of him kissing his mentor, Birdman, rumors of addiction to the sizzurp and the legion of rappers trying to ...

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