The Carter II Dropped 15 Years Ago Today

Lil Wayne has been in the rap game for well over 20+ years now. Recently, Wayne dropped his No Ceilings 3 mixtape on us. Wayne was probably his hottest from around 2002-2005. In 2005, he released his classic mixtape, the Dedication with DJ Drama. Later that year, Wayne released the second installment of his Carter series. The Carter II dropped 15 years ago today. Of course, The Carter II is the follow-up to The Carter he released a year before. The Carter II went on to go double platinum after selling over 240,000 copies in the first week. ... [read more]

Lil Wayne Hustler Musik for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which means it’s closer to the weekend. We already know it’s time for another Throwback Thursday. Ghetto Mafia, Monica, Chamillionaire, Mac Mall and Run D.M.C were some of the music that was played. Any of those artists would’ve been perfect, but we’re going in another direction for this one. On Spotify, one of the playlists you’ll find my Cash Money Records compilation. This playlist is from earlier Cash Money like the Big Tymers, Hot Boyz, Juvenile and B.G. For my featured track, we’re going ... [read more]

Lil Wayne Block is Hot Released 20 Years Ago Today

The debut album from Lil Wayne, The Block is Hot turns 20-years-old today. As we all know, Lil Wayne has turned into this iconic figure over the years. 20 years later, Lil Wayne has dropped 12 studio albums and countless mixtapes. Wayne has also been a part of some compilations, dropped a couple EPs and was a member of the Hot Boys. The Block is Hot eventually gone double platinum off the strength of the title track, which was his first single. It’s crazy to think that Lil Wayne was only 17 when the album was released. The Block is Hot track ... [read more]

Hot Boys Guerilla Warfare Released 20 Years Ago

After the passing of 2Pac and Biggie, there weren’t many artists that intrigued me a lot. During this time, Cash Money and No Limit start popping off. I’ll be honest, No Limit was my favorite and they’re my second favorite record label. Cash Money Records started coming into its own with a group of young artists. Lil Wayne, B.G., Juvenile and Turk emerged as the Hot Boyz back in 1997. Get It How U Live was their first album together and it was a southern classic. Before dropping their debut album, B.G. was already three albums in and gearing up ... [read more]

Paper Trail Released 10 Years Ago by T.I.

T.I. just signed with Epic Records and released two new tracks earlier this month. This coming Friday, he’s set to release his new album, Dime Trap. 10 years ago, T.I. dropped his 6th album, Paper Trail. Paper Trail featured Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rihanna, Usher, John Legend and Justin Timberlake. Paper Trail sold well over 500, 000 copies the first week making it Gold out the gate. Paper Trail went on to go double Platinum. During this period, T.I. was awaiting trial for his federal weapons and possession charges. For Paper ... [read more]

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