Lil Wayne he’s been building a legendary career for himself, ever since the late 90s. One of the biggest projects of his career came in 2008, with his sixth studio album, “Tha Carter III.”
Tha Carter III was out during a team where streaming wasn’t a dominant form of listening to music. CDs were very much still in style, and Wayne dominated with this album. It ended up debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and is now 6x platinum.
According to Chart Data, Tha Carter III has also. Is reached 1 billion Spotify streams. This album had plenty of hits, such as “Lollipop,” “A Milli,” “Got Money” feat. T-Pain, and “Mrs. Officer,” feat. Bobby Valentino.
For Tha Carter III’s first week sales, it reached 1 million copies, and comfortably secured that number one spot. It also sold 2.88 million copies by the end of the year.