Birdman was accused of purchasing extra copies of Lil’ Wayne‘s The Carter IV album to rise album sales. Sway spoke to Birdman on Shade 45 Sirius radio to confirmed whether or not the rumors were true.
I press and distribute [CDs], ain’t no need for me to buy em. That’s hustling backwards, we ain’t in it for that. I ain’t ever been a part of that steam to be buying records. We don’t do that homie. That don’t go with what we do. We true about what we do, we real about what we do, we work hard every day at it.
After reaching one million copies of Tha Carter IV being sold. Lil’ Wayne made sure he thanked his fans for the support of his hard work. He tweeted, “Wow!!!!!!!!!! I have the best fans in the universe,” he wrote. “I thank u all. Hard work and dedication pays well. Young Mula baby“