Lil Wayne Planning Albums With Juelz Santana & Young Money, Mack Maine Says

Close to one million copies of Tha Carter IV sold in its first-week hasn’t made hip-hop’s hardest working MC relax at all. Lil Wayne is already recording his next album. While the next two Carter albums (CV and CVI) and a sequel to Rebirth are definitely coming down the pipeline in the future, Young Money president Mack Maine says Weezy is focused on group efforts right now.

“The next project he’s working on is I Can’t Feel My Face with [Juelz Santana],” Maine told XXLMag.com over the phone. “Elz is talented man. He’s a young legend. [Wayne’s] back working in the studio. He has that and the Young Money album.”

Wayne and Santana began working on the I Cant Feel My Face album over five-years ago. Just about all the songs they did together leaked out on mixtapes, but an official LP never came to fruition. Now, the two friends have decided to give the project another try and obviously work on all new material. There is no release date for that long talked about effort, however, Mack says that another Wayne spearheaded disc will probably drop before the end of this year. Weezy and his YM signees are once again planning another family LP to follow up 2009’s gold selling LP, We Are Young Money.

“We haven’t actually recorded one verse for that album,” Mack said. “When we were on tour, we said we’re gonna wait until we get back to Miami to get everybody out there. We have one more show in Hawaii then we’ll start recording. It wont take long. Too much creativity for it to take a long time.

“If you follow our artists, you always see Gudda saying he’s in the studio,” Mack added, noting his family’s relentless work ethic. “Drake’s working on his new album now. In between he’ll be touring to promote it. Nicki works her ass off. She just came off tour with us and jumped right on the tour with Britney Spears. Tyga’s on tour with Chris Brown and trying to work on his album. Gudda, Millz, Lil Chuckee [they’re all] working. They all following the format. Wayne set a standard and they all trying to follow that.” —Shaheem Reid

  • julio

    I think that every thing lil wayne do is so amazing

  • a

    #knewuwasagroupie

  • @bloglilwaynebr

    Did I read it right?

    Mack Maine told XXL that Tunechi is already recording songs for Carter 5 and 6? oO

  • 11KAP

    Wayne: The Miles Davis of rap.

    • MY NAME IS EUGENE

      ^^^^WTF
      He’ll never be Miles Davis.I admire his hard work and all that but it’s easy to come up with raps about the following
      1.bitches and hoes
      2.how much money you got
      3.i’m the best and checkout how clever i am with my punchlines
      4.subliminal dissing someone
      5.up in the club flossin
      6.smoking weed and how hard my crew is and how we’re connected to some mafia or drug cartel.
      Add that all together and you have today’s hip hop album.

      Miles Davis was an innovator.He went against what the standards of jazz was.He never wanted to be in the box with other musicians.He always stood alone and to this day no one has been able to catch up to Miles.

      Until Wayne hits that status and changes the game,that’s when i’ll give him that title but right now he’s not doin anything different than any Joe Blow rapper on track 26 of a D.J Drama mixtape which is punchline flowin.

      Take care and have a blessed day.

      • Gary

        lil wayne is the best rapper alive if u listen to his under ground music den wat u hear on da radio u would know lil wayne talks about more then smokin weed gang bangin dissin som1 n all that other shit you was sayin. i dont know who davis is i never heard of him but lil wayne today no1 can touch him best rapper of the of this centry.

        • MY NAME IS EUGENE

          Hi Gary
          Let me ask you a question.
          If you never heard of Miles Davis then how would you have any idea on what the homie 11Kap and I was speaking on?
          I have his underground mixtapes and there’s nothing really that’s different from what he was doing a year or two ago.

          Yes ,right now he’s the best but comparing him to the late great jazz musician Miles Davis is way off.
          I wasn’t disrespecting him in anyway so pump your brakes.I see that clearly you’re a fan but if you don’t know about Miles Davis then you have no right to jump into the conversation.Go google Miles Davis first and learn a little somethin then you’ll see what that was about.

          I’m not trying to be disrespectful to you in anyway so don’t take it personal but the subject was about 11KAP comparing him to Miles.

          By the way,could you give a list of the best Lil Wayne songs in your opinion so I can check them out?
          Stay up fam and may you have a blessed day.

  • Clarke

    his next album will be the young money album or the Juelz Santana collab, not Tha Carter V, read it again dude it says they will come in time but hes focussing on other albums right now

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    I am want to be supper stare

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