Tha Carter IV's release is right around the corner. During an interview with MTV Lil Wayne announced that the highly-anticipated follow up to his multi-platinum selling 2008 disc, Tha Carter III, will hit shelves on May 16.

Weezy said he has completed recording the disc already. "Tha Carter IV is done," he said backstage during the opening show of his I Am Music II tour. "All they need to do is tell [my manager Cortez Bryant] to stop sitting on it."

The Young Money is currently on the road with label mate Nicki Minaj as well as Rick Ross, Travis Barker and DJ Mix Master Mike. Check below for a full listing of tour dates.. —Elan Mancini

Mar. 18: Buffalo, N.Y. (HSBC Arena)
Mar. 19: Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)
Mar. 20: Baltimore, Md. (First Mariner Arena)
Mar. 23: Hampton, Va. (Hampton Coliseum)
Mar. 24: Cleveland, Ohio (Quicken Loans Arena)
Mar. 26: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Center )
Mar. 27: Long Island, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
Mar. 30: University Park, Pa. (Bryce Jordan Center)
Apr. 1: Chicago, Ill. (United Center )
Apr. 2: Detroit, Mich. (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
Apr. 3: Washington, D.C. (Verizon Center)
Apr. 6: Miami, Fla. (Bank Atlantic Center)
Apr. 8: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
Apr. 9: Atlanta, Ga. (Philips Arena)
Apr. 10: St. Louis, Mo. (Scottrade Center)
Apr. 14: New Orleans, La. (New Orleans Arena)
Apr. 15: Dallas, Texas (American Airlines Arena)
Apr. 16: Houston, Texas (Toyota Center)
Apr. 19: Phoenix, Ariz. (US Airways Arena)
Apr. 23: Anaheim, Calif. (Honda Center)
Apr. 24: Oakland, Calif. (Oracle Arena )
Apr. 26: Sacramento, Calif. (ARCO Arena)
Apr. 28: Edmonton, Canada (Rexall Place)
Apr. 29: Vancouver, Canada (Rogers Arena)
May 1: East Rutherford, N.J. (Bamboozle Festival)