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He’s so official, all he needs is a whistle. As predicted ‘The Carter V’ has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 after it’s first week. Wayne had 480,000 equivalent album sales and more than 400 million streams from Sept. 28 – Oct. 4. which also means this album has second largest streaming week on record. Second to only—thats right Drizzy Drake’s “Scorpion”. This is also Weezy’s fourth No. 1 album.
Of course there wasn’t really a question on whether on not this album would break records, seeing as how fans have been waiting on C5 for almost half a decade. Wayne made sure not to disappoint and delivered 23-song track list with features from XXXTentacion, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and more. He was also honored with the “I Am Hip-Hop Award” Saturday night at The 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The awards are set to air on October 16th. Of course loyal Weezy fans felt the award was well deserved, check out what some of them are saying on Twitter:
I can’t stop listening to #ThaCarterV
— Big Jerm (@Jeremy_ha35) October 8, 2018
Lil Wayne is the greatest of all time. #ThaCarterV.
— Siya Hamnca (@Siya_Thiago) October 6, 2018
I just listened to the #ThaCarterV and tear drops ran down my cheeks. There is no match for the talent of this genius. Lil Wayne forever .
— Vito Badass (@almightyviito) October 7, 2018
#ThaCarterV is honestly the best album i’ve ever listened to 😤🔥💛
— “nike boyz” member😤🔥 (@Kay_Picasso) October 7, 2018