Lil’ Wayne Unplugs with MTV
Lil’ Wayne will be unplugging hits from his catalog tonight on MTV2. Over the years of his successful career, Lil’ Wayne has manage to sell over 9 million albums and receive many awards. Back in 2008 The Cater III broke records by selling a little over one million copies the first week it was released. Collaborating with other musical acts such as Drake and Cory Gunz has landed two top 10 charted songs on the Hot 100 Billboard chart.
In 2005, Wayne branched off his own label called “Young Money” — that consist of popular members such as Nicki Minaj, Drake and Tyga. Their introduction album, We Are Young Money went gold with the help of their song ‘BedRock’, landing in the #2 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming the #1 Rap song in the country. In total, Lil’ Wayne has 8 studio albums, 23 singles, 2 collaborative albums, 10 mixtapes and nearly 400 featured songs. Lil’ Wayne plans to release another album later this year in August, continuing the The Carter sequence: The Cater IV.
Now it’s time for Lil’ Wayne to throw the spotlight back on him and display 14 years of work as a solo artist. MTV2 Presents: Lil’ Wayne Unplugged tonight at 9 p.m. EST. on MTV/MTV2.