While Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III remains one of the most anticipated albums of the year, the delays continue for it. Either way though, Weezy says the wait will be worth it.
In the rapper’s first interview since being arrested in Arizona in January, the rapper tells Billboard that the long-awaited album “will stick with you forever.”
“It’s one of those albums people are really waiting on, so I made it so that whatever is on it will stick with you forever,” Weezy said. “I’m taking my time with it. And I’m giving artists I respect and people I want to do songs with — not songs the label fixed — an opportunity to collaborate.”
Additionally, he’s admits that the wait is also because he has to make the album “perfect.” “I think this album is going to be one of my best albums. I’m a true perfectionist. I might have to work out a deal with Universal to shoot a video to for all these songs, that’s how crazy they all are. Every one of them is a movie,” he explained.
Tha Carter III’s first official single is the Deezle-produced “Lollipop,” which features Static and will be serviced to radio shortly, according to Billboard.
A video has also been shot recently in Las Vegas — and includes cameos from the likes of Hurricane Chris, Corey Gunz, Jibbs, and Lil Mama, among others.
The album is expected to be released in either March or April, via Cash Money/Universal.
Billboard’s full interview with Lil Wayne is in their latest issue which is on newsstands now.