The internet lost its mind twice in 24 hours over Lil Wayne. And Weezy didn’t even have to do anything. The Hollygrove and hip-hop legend’s long-awaited fifth installment in Tha Carter series was expected to drop at midnight and fans are more than a little heated that an album they’ve waited over seven years for didn’t arrive.
When Lil Wayne didn’t drop Carter V and twitter lied to you pic.twitter.com/yQdjX9JaB9
— 💪🏼 (@TheNameIsCor) September 21, 2018
me waiting for 12 to hit for @LilTunechi new album 😍 pic.twitter.com/ywAATh07ze
— grace (@graciesparks34) September 21, 2018
So Weezy when you really dropping #CarterV
— kasper (@dairy_yawn) September 21, 2018
#ThaCarterV #LilWayne where it’s at? pic.twitter.com/S2OOPgGnHW
— 49ers: 14-3 (@IM_Stretch) September 21, 2018
Spongebob, like Tha Carter albums that did actually drop, is eternal.
Even Wayne’s daughter Reginae caught heat for building hype for an album that didn’t appear.
Smh @LilTunechi pic.twitter.com/eVzxSDhDUF
— MAJY F. BABY (@What_aBoutMAJ) September 21, 2018
There might be something deeper going on…
Birdman after hacking lil Wayne’s computers preventing the Carter V from releasing. pic.twitter.com/X3wGOsJ26d
— nell. (@majesdii) September 21, 2018
It’s not Tha Carter V but Brockhampton did drop Iridescence today, an incredibly dense and weird album that they’ve previously compared to Tha Carter II. When a fan asked de facto leader of the hip-hop boy band Kevin Abstract for a track as intense as Wayne’s “Fireman,” Kevin replied that he should look to the first track on the album. Fittingly, that track’s name is “New Orleans.”
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