Billboard 200 chart, selling more than one million copies in its first week. It also featured appearances from Jay Z, T-Pain, Babyface, Busta Rhymes, and more.The guest line up is unknown at this time, although previous fests featured artists like Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Drake, and Big Freedia. Officer,” and his first solo number one single “Lollipop.” Like its predecessor, Tha Carter IV is unyielding in the amount of hits on its tracklist with songs such as’6’7,” featuring Cory Gunz, “John,” “How To Love” and ‘She Will” featuring Drake all in heavy rotation on radio and selling across the board on the singles charts.Guests on the new album include Jadakissand Drake on “It’s Good,’ while T-Pain joins Lil Wayne on “How To Hate.” Rick Ross, Bun B, Nas, Shyne and Busta Rhymes all round out the guest list. “I wanted to make sure the LP went out with as much intensity as it begins with, so I assembled some of the best spitters in all of world to beat the track up,” Wayne says of his album’s ending.
In addition to announcing the official flyer and concert date, this year’s fest will reportedly be celebrating the 10-year anniversary for Wayne’s groundbreaking 2008 album, s original album cover, which displays a baby photo of Lil Wayne with tattoos and a suit. Officer.” Tickets for Lil Weezyana Fest are currently on sale now, starting at .
The next year, Wayne caught the attention of Cash Money Records Co-CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams and his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, who were just starting their musical empire independently and had gained a swell of support in their hometown.
The Williams brothers were loved for the music they were putting out.
Wayne, determined to follow his dream, approached the brothers one day in a record store with an attempt to catch the attention of his future mentors with his rhymes. Not only did Birdman like Weezy’s unique rapid fire style, and boldness in the way he delivered his raps, but the youngster’s audacious nature impressed the budding mogul. and Wayne became a part of one the most influential and lauded hip-hop groups in the history of the culture, The Hot Boys.
Wayne was immediately welcomed into the family and “adopted” as a son by the Williams brothers. The foursome, which included Young Turk and Juvenile, not only initiated rap and fashion styles that are still influential today, but the collective, especially Wayne, introduced many slang words and phrases that grew to be a-part of today’s pop culture such as “Bling-Bling” and “Drop it like it’s hot.” Wayne’s breakout from the group happened in 1999, when he released his classic solo debut Block is Hot.