In a recent interview with Missy Elliott for TV One’s UNCENSORED series, Lil Wayne opened up about how his iconic album Tha Carter III changed the trajectory of his successful career. The New Orleans rapper discussed how he began to receive high praise and embrace his newfound confidence during the album’s release.
Tha Carter III went on to exceed expectations and become the fourth rap album in history to sell over a million units in its first week. Lil Wayne reminisced on his earlier days in the music industry, stating that the impact of Tha Block Is Hot selling just 114,000 or 95,000 units in its first week was equivalent to selling a million at that time.
Fans can catch the full episode of UNCENSORED: Lil Wayne on Sunday, May 7th at 10 p.m. ET on TV One. The interview will delve into Lil Wayne’s upbringing in New Orleans, signing a record deal as a minor and launching his record label, Young Money.