Birdman Refutes That He Purchased Copies To Boost Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" Sales

Baby explains that it would be "hustling backwards" to buy extra albums to bolster first week sales.

Yesterday, it was announced that Lil Wayne had sold 964,000 copies of his latest, Tha Carter IV, in its first week. But some cried foul, speculating that the label purchased extra albums to try to push the album past the million sales mark.

During an interview with MTV News, Birdman refuted the rumors, claiming that buying extra copies of the LP is opposite of what the label stands for.

"Nah, man, that really don't make no sense. Why would we do that?" he said. "I press and distribute 'em. 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 type of scheme to be buyin' records. We don't do that, homey. We be working too hard to be — that don't go with what we do. We truly what we do. We're real about what we do, we work hard every day at it, and we work for the people. That's what we do music for: for people. And we appreciate the love they give us back. But no such thing as me buying no CDs. I wouldn't even play it like that."

Baby did explain that the label makes about $10 per album sale, which would tally up direct revenue from the album to almost $10 million.

RELATED: Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" Nears Platinum In Its First Week

559 Comments

  • Yea Boi!! aHaHA

    i wouldnt be suprised if baby bought a few thousand cds. i dont really think itd be that crazy if he did..especially given the rivalry between jay and wayne around the time of the release

  • ewwwww

    a fairy rapper number one?? thats eop, bet he tongue kissing baby right now laying on the 600,000 copies they bought themselves, it was the other 3-400,000 that was actually bought by lil white girls, get ya facts straight and watch the throne

  • Nico 3

    Let's be clear. If you can't part with $9.99, ($11.99 for the Deluxe of Carter IV), you should be fucking ashamed of yourself. Expecting freebies and hand out's courtesy of other people's grind. And to the dude who said nobody buys music anymore. Apparently over 900,000 people just did sport. People who steal music are the same sad sacks of shit who would ask their grandmother for five dollars when they had twenty in their pocket. When artists finally say fuck you and stop giving you new music, take a second to wonder why.

  • Jacob Crim

    "It's Funny how there are so many negitive weezy comments here. The fact that u haters take the time out to click on a article that clearly has to do with wayne, birdman, & young money. Then click on the comment box, and next leave a comment about him, shows me that you really love him. & in a homo way in some cases. If u hate weezy so much, ummm, why are you reading a article about him. seems ass backwards to me. Fuckin Losers" Fans like this are the reasons I read articles on Lil Wayne even though I do not like him. The mind of Stan fascinates me with their lack of debating skills and what seems to be pure ignorance. I enjoy reading the comments, they make me laugh and I will give you my three favorite examples. 1)U JUST A HATER, SORRY ASS HATER Y CANT U JUST LIKE DA MUSIC OR JUST NOT COMMENT. Well Stan last I checked objective opinions were not biased hate, but it seems thats where we have gotten. Do you want me to tell you why I dislike Wayne, I will not even use Wayne as a reason. I personally dislike Wayne because I am a pretentious hip hop elitist ass hole who does not enjoy hip POP. 2)HE MAKIN BANK I DUNT C Y U CAN HAT3 ON DAT HE MUS B GUD DEN. See Stan, I wish someone could explain this argument to me. How is it because something makes money it justifies that piece of work actually being full of quality? In certain examples I would say it works, but rarely in modern day because everything is so corporate and the sales are shoved down your throat. So please Stan can you tell me why Wayne is good because his records sale? To me that just says he has a lot of fans, you do not need to be talented to have a ton of fans. 3)NAM M3 SUM1 BETA DEN. Also another argument that baffles me. We live in the age where you have the internet readily available, its the greatest researching tool ever. Stan, why dont you personally try to branch out and find better artists than Wayne? I am 22 and did not get into hip hop until I was about 17 because I thought the whole genre was full of cats like Wayne. Well I used the internet and did my research and found tons of guys today better than Wayne. So stop being lazy and find artists for yourself, just because no one knows who they are does not mean they are not talented. There will always be someone better than your favorite rapper....you just have to find them.

    • HEY JACOB

      its me stan and its all good i get what you mean most kids these day have no taste in music but quit taking these comments about hating on rappers so serious because if we don't try to hate these whack rappers more of you younger people will be introduced to this kind of crap and will tune out of hip hop

    • Jacob Crim

      "makes me sick that you said you did not like hip hop till you search around the internet for your favorite emcee". Well I grew up in the dark ages of hip hop. I really wanted to get into the genre, was I just to accept Lil John, 50 and Wayne because they were popular? No and those dudes are why i did not like hip hop, to the ignorant mind hip hop as a whole is what you see on tv. So it was either accept the mainstream which would probably turned me into another drone like my peers while keeping me closed of to awesome underground artists...or do my homework, I refused to believe the genre had always been this bad. It's not like many other 15 yr old at the time were going to say "check out Illmatic, that will get you into hip hop".

    • JACOB CRIMS A DUMB ASS

      so you took the time to type everyone a letter saying how you such a great person because you don't use sites like this to hate on rappers you don't like that's why we have the comment box to voice are opinion not everything on here is going to be sweet and nice because alot of people don't like lil Waynes music so when they see an article talking about boosted sales they have the right to hate if its true or not and if you don't like it so much the article stops before the comments so you don't even have look them it makes me sick that you said you did not like hip hop till you search around the internet for your favorite emcee it sound like your the backwards loser to me yours truly STAN

    • popsiccles

      h3ll yea baby, lets get 2gether n tony touch nicca. succ dicc or spread'em iz wut we say n YM baby...........we all like to get wet 2gether n have a baby.......succ dicc or spread'em...........it's YM clitface

  • DALLAS TEXAS

    LOOK I THINK HE DID BUY COPIES OF THE ALBUMS DOWN IN TEXAS THERE ALOT OF LIL WAYNE (GIVE OR TAKE) AND I ASKED LOTS OF PEOPLE I GO TO SCHOOL WITH (SMU) ASKED PEOPLE I WORKED WITH AND ANYONE WHO LISTENS TO HES MUSIC AND NO ONE SAID THEY SPENT MONEY ON IT THE WAYNE FANS I KNOW SAID THEY DOWNLOAD ONLINE FOR FREE NOW I KNOW U HATERS WELL SAY THATS NOT A LOT PEOPLE BUT WHEN THE CARTER 3 AND 2 CAME OUT IT HAD MORE HYPE PEOPLE WERE TALKING BOUT IT AND IT WAS SOLD OUT IN SOME STORES WHEN THE CARTER 4 WAS COMING OUT I DID NOT EVEN KNOW BOUT TILL A MONTH BEFORE IT WAS RELEASED SO I DON'T THINK HE SOLD A MILL THERE'S NO WAY WHY DO YOU THINK SO MANY PEOPLE ARE TALKING BOUT THIS

    • Rocc

      shit nigga you can say that about anything. they be talking that eminme shit be selling millions but around my way every time a album drop the shelves be full like aint nobody touched that bullshit, in other words you aint saying shit.

  • jooceman

    first the fact that he addressed this issue speaks volumes because that means there is enough people out there saying it to give it meaning. Second the fact that he acts like it doesnt make sense to do is insane and he knows better because album sales is one of the numbers used when determining how much an artist can charge for performance and we all know that artist make more off shows then albums. Lets look at it like this if he did buy lets say 500,000 copies of the album at wholesale cost that really only about 7.00 a pop so that 3.5mill and lets not forget lady gaga selling her album for .99 on amazon so who do you think covered the remaining balance. I dont know if he purchased them or not but to act like it doesnt make sense is just dumb. I will spend 3.5 milli if it enables me to charge 150k a show and bring in 42 milli just off of concerts alone. last point is trust me birdieman knows about show money because he dam sure was ripping off Juv back in the day. In the mean time I cant front and act like Wayne the artist doesnt work harder at his craft then most and while im not a fan of all his stuff I appreciate when he does go hard and makes something that remotely sounds like hip hop.

    • jooceman

      Like I said I dont know if he is buying the albums or not but for him to act like it would be hustling backwards is an insult to any man with common sense. Remember the kid boston boy from last year? say what you want about him buying his own records but there he was in the news and making headlines now who do you think taught him that game cause it dam sure wasnt his grandma. You can go online now and buy music it isnt life he has to walk into best buy lol. Wayne if you pulled this off really then much respect and keep giving your fans the music they want to hear but just on this board alone and not to mention countless others people just arent buying it son. At the end of the day we all know about pay for play and we all know about def jam being a pioneer when it comes to buying records so this does happen. I dont really care what his numbers did what i care about is Birdman feeling the need to address a rumor and then not even address it in a way that deads it. first week number examples Minaj 400k plus WTT 400k plus Drake 400k plus Ross 150k plus GaGa 1.15mill with a .99 cent promo Please look at that gaga number closely because the label covered any loss that amazon suffered for like the first 450k she sold now why would a label do that lets see i dont know maybe because she has a 360 deal and they get part of that show bread lol. Just business folks just business good night

    • y

      He was asked a question and he answered a question

    • Anonymous

      Best post on this song thread, the stupid ass Wayne fans can't comprehend it though, it's too much reading for them.

    • JOE6PACKNCGBOR336

      wonder why aint nobody saying they buying pink friday since its still selling C4 shitted on couple of albums in the first week sales now they crying they buy albums

    • Please

      Weezy stans please learn how to use correct grammar.

    • popsiccles

      wayne iz that shyt....same shyt of asshole u eat from ur mans butthole nicca. succ dicc or spread'em iz wut we say n YM baby...........we all like to get wet 2gether n have a baby.......succ dicc or spread'em...........it's YM clitface

  • wishworks

    sorry about spelling , Damm droid

  • wishworks

    Who knows and, who the fuck cares, i mean was they say the same thing about jay for kingdom come( that he had to put his own money to make it cross the mill) so da fuck what, it they money, BUT ON THE REAL CARTER 4 is ass, the intro the outro, and about 3 others songs that's it. JAY & KANYE they shit is hot, only two joints im not feeling, got my cash, BETTER ALBUM PERIOD

  • Anonymous

    this gay nigga fuckin joke lil wayne worst rapper of all Time

  • Port Lyfe

    Fuck all that did this nigga just say he make 10 dollars a cd??

  • DL Dub

    I do find it mad strange that all these people cant stand wayne, and talk so much shit, yet he sells almost a mil in a week. But most of these cats are forgetting one element that hasnt voiced their opinion yet. White People. White people ADORE Lil Wayne. They cant get enough of him. And there are soooooo many white people willing to buy his shit, it's amazing. So it's very much possible that he sold a million copies this week. We just aint hearing from the people who bought em

    • THATS BABY MONEY (buying those cds)

      True and false.. Some white people love lil wayne, the kids who don't really listen to rap but hear lil wayne, white chics especially, but some dudes too.. I don't really like the guy.. but regardless, he didn't sell that many albums. No way he's outselling jay n ye legitly. Oh and if baby making $10 an album, its like 12 or 13 in the stores.. hes only losing a few bucks per album, just think bout it. peace

    • Anonymous

      ahahaha, fucking young monaey faggots, cuck dick or spread em, oh shit, that is some fucking gay ass shit homie, really.

    • popsiccles

      .......succ dicc or spread'em...........it's YM clitface

    • I am White, I Fucking Hate Wayne

      Hahaha, NO, most of the "White People" are the ones talking shit about Wayne. I do not know 1 person that actual listens to Lil Wayne, the dude is a fucking clown. He makes Pop music for teenage girls, any grown man who listens to Wayne is a fucking Queer or just simply does not know what good music is. Also, Noone buys music anymore at all, those who say they do are fucking liars. You are in fact hearing from the person who bought most of these albums, there is an article right above featuring said person. Don't you find it a little odd that when other artists release an ablum there is not the speculation that someone in their camp is buying up units?

  • dam this shit gettin long as fu*k..my last post tho

    Had2CopyThisDude'sComment: I couldn't have said it better It's Funny how there are so many negitive weezy comments here. The fact that u haters take the time out to click on a article that clearly has to do with wayne, birdman, & young money. Then click on the comment box, and next leave a comment about him, shows me that you really love him. & in a homo way in some cases. If u hate weezy so much, ummm, why are you reading a article about him. seems ass backwards to me. Fuckin Losers Posted3 hours ago | Reply » malco: I'm sorry I just find this very interesting news that a guy with inferior talent to sooo many other artists in HipHop actually sells this much. I'm on this page to understand why this is and STILL after reading all these comments find somebody who can justify why this is right? There are people even agreeing saying weezy may not be the best lyrically and sh*t, or that he might not be the best and these people really went out and bought it..if that's a prime example of ignorance I don't what is. I know I can't in my right mind read that he went platinum and ignore that. Posted3 hours ago Anonymous: *not a prime example of* Posted3 hours ago logic1: My nigga's listen... the reason Weezy is so popular, cus he spreads the Devil's word... straight up! Him and birdman are evil cats... Posted2 hours ago TruthTella: So MALCO That's you opinion, i can respect that. But who is better than weezy when he be on his shit. (Disreguard The following: Dedication 3, Carter 3 & 4, Rebirth) (Im talking Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, No ceilings, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3.) And please don't say nas, biggie, pac or jay-z, cause they are the greatest ever. I agree that the carter 4 isnt worthy of selling a million in a week, but the fact is, he has alot of fans. And in today's climate of music, there are alot of people who just but the shit cause it's lil wayne...But thats not my point. Don't be prioner of the moment and say wayne is inferior just because of the carter 4. That like saying nas is inferior because of NAStradomus, or jay is because of Kingdom Come (which wasnt as bad as ppl say) Wayne has skills, he just caters to the simple minded drones that buy his music. Posted2 hours ago malco: your second paragraph proves my main point. Lil wayne is not a great hip hop artist or lyricist therfore he should never sell these numbers. Also, his fans couldn't have an above average taste in music-agreed(simple minded drones)...I also agree with you when you say Weezy shows flashes of brilliance. For me what showed that was the carter 3. Instead of naming albums I'm gonna explain why. That album had solid metaphors, best produced songs-Dr. Carter, Let the beat build..and even the famous the famous A Milli-the most monster bars I ever heard from him even, he even recycles alot of his rhymes from that song to add in other songs to date. BUT...the downfall of Lil Wayne are songs like Lollipop that have no soul and the same repetitive lyrics senseless metaphors in addition to being auto-tuned. Sadly MOST of his songs follow suit. Thats Weezy in a nutshell. Ill never say he doesn't have a good songs. I keep it real. Postedan hour ago Anonymous: p.s. and guess what song was number 1 that year from his album...I'm just gonna fill you in it was Lollipop..that's why Lil Wayne or his fans get little respect from me cus I know there not hiphop there just bandwagon-ists Postedan hour ago TruthTella: Dude, Carter 3? really? I'm talking before that. thats when he fell off. Thats when he started using auto-tune heavy. Now i understand why u dont like weezy. Cause u started to pay attention to him after he peaked musically. I like wayne mainly because of THA CARTER 2 & Dedication 2. From 2004-2008 (Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3) He put out fire albums & mixtapes that shits on the carter 3. Yes the carter 3 had some gems on it like a milli, dr. carter, & let the beat build. But it cant hold a candle to the carter 2. Starting with lead off track "the mobb" to the "fly out" outro. It would have been a classic in any era of hiphop. If you like bars metaphores & punch lines, listen to that album straight thru. It has plenty of them minus, the lollipop type shit. I am not necessarily a Lil' Wayne fan, I am a fan of good hiphop MUSIC. & durring that time (2004-2008) wayne did put out good hiphop MUSIC that i loved. & then again with No Ceilings. As a fan of good music tho, C4 disapointed me hard. But 1 album doesnt make a career. I know how sick this dude can be. He'll realize it one day & go back to being the fireman, instead of lil' tunchi. I hope his next album is a sequal to THA CARTER 2. It should be called... "THA CARTER 2: PART II (Carter V)" 2004-2008(proclaimed lil wayne golden years) 2004-2008 album releases Kanye West-late registration, college dropout, ......graduation Mf Doom- madvilliany + a lot more Dilla-donuts, the shining Talib Kweli-beautiful struggle, eardrum Roots-game theory Lupe Fiasco-Food and Liquor, the cool Mos Def-new danger, true magic Blu & Exile-below the heavens Common-finding forever Pharoahe Monch-desire Zion I-true and livin(everyone should check this out, flew way under the radar) Murs-3:16.....I can go on but this long as fuck already.. point is I'll battle you all day on quality of music. You CANT put Carter 2(which I agree with you is overall his best album after re-listening) up against these albums and have it stand out. He's "good" not great..platinum after a week great numbers..so either something real fishy IS actually going on or lil wayne fans prove yet again they lack a good ear. Hope I was elaborate enough..I'm officially tired of posting about this dude

    • Anonymous

      Food & Liquor >>>>> that whole list by far.

    • popcornpappajohnpaul

      u tell dem bitch fairys how we do baby...................succ dicc or spread'em...........it's YM clitface

    • You don't know shit about hip hop

      What?? Lupe's Food and Liquor is hailed as the second coming of illmatic. What the fuck are you talking about? Carter 1 and 2 should not be compared to classics like food and liquor and The Cool

    • Anonymous

      you dumb fucks have no objectivity when it comes to weezy, carter 2 shits on all those albums. 2004-2008 album releases Kanye West-late registration, college dropout, ......graduation Mf Doom- madvilliany + a lot more Dilla-donuts, the shining Talib Kweli-beautiful struggle, eardrum Roots-game theory Lupe Fiasco-Food and Liquor, the cool Mos Def-new danger, true magic Blu & Exile-below the heavens Common-finding forever Pharoahe Monch-desire Zion I-true and livin Murs-3:16 stop actin like you really bumped those albums. sure they had some good shit on them, but they dont even compare to the carter 2. Carter 2 was a flawless album.

    • Anonymous

      Fuck your Mother.

  • Anonymous

    mannnn u know birdman gota STACK of weezy records in his bedroom piled up to go along with his topless poster of wayne.. his wayne duvet and his framed picture of them kissin

  • DJ Premier

    Yo this nigga has a star on his head... he's stupid enough to do this.

  • BIRDMAN

    FUCK YALL NIGGAZ YALL JUST MAD CUZ I WEN N ROCKED ON THEM RED MONKEYZ SPENT ABOUT A QUARTER MILLI ON MY LIL SON WEEZY,THEN WE HIT THE CLUB MAYBACH WITH MA NIGGA RICKY AND GUNPLAY THAT GAY NIGGA DRAKE WAS DERRE TOO WOODIE.STUNNIN ON U NIGGAZ YMBMCB BBBBRRRRR AAHHHHHHHHAAA

  • ew

    of course he bought em aint nobody feelin this nigga anymore not even white girls,he probably sold 200k and birdman bought the rest just to pass jay-z and kanye

  • WE THE CHAMPIONS

    YMCMB ON THE TOP OF THE CHARTS AND ON TOP OF YO BITCH

    • Anonymous

      Fuck the charts, go check the torrent downloads & p2p downloads. Oh wait, thats to hard, with there being a bajillion websites that allow file sharing. but you get my point. Charts dont tell the whole story nowadays

  • Anonymous

    The true idiots are the ones who will be giving this more than 500 comments, just ignore these fags.

  • Anonymous

    Yall really trust what a dude with a star on his head says?

  • Nick Whittemore

    birdman you know you bought that sh*t to make up for your $2mill loss on the NBA finals and you realized how much your lil boy toy wayne has fallin off lyrically. and you wanna talk about something that doesnt make any sense, go and read any of your quotes or interviews. go back to grammar school :)

  • truth

    the fact that he is even addressing said "rumours" completely confirms the fact that cash money records did buy copies. You don't husle birdman you own a record label and to try and enforce new emcees to sign for cash money you purchase records for your musicians - you are still shit and the majority people on your label are still shit.

    • Who-va

      co-sign nigga, his album sales just dont add up. And the fact that Baby wouldn't laugh this issue off is almost concrete evidence! Its a shame cos these fan boys gunna say weezy nearly did a milli, fuckin lames.

  • Anonymous

    please retire wayne you give hiphop a bad name

  • Anonymous

    birdman is a fuckin joke just like that ugly midget lil wayne. a disgrace for hiphop

  • LOL

    Birdman bought 999,990 copies. Drake bought 9. And Gudda Gudda found some change under his couch and bought 1.

  • Hustling Backwards

    Maybe Drake's buying the albums along with the whole YM team!! You guys are so gay with this shit... Grow the fuck up... No ones buying their own albums... Hating ass BITCHES!!

  • Mad0_Quazi

    If you look at the sales of tha carter 4 they dont make sense how do sales go high and then drop with such a noticable spike. Baby is a lame.

  • RealHipHopKy

    Theres No Way Birdman would be Stupid enough to buy over a Couple of Million Dollars Worth of C.Ds to Boost Numbers. Thats just Stupid, and Lil Wayne is The Most Popular Rapper in HipHop, So he Doesn't Have Anything to Prove. This is as Stupid of a Rumor as The illuminati BS, and while ya'll Keep Trying to Figure out stuff thats Not Affecting you, im just gonna Enjoy the Music!

  • g-sus

    I have a hard time believing a grown man with a giant red star tatted on the top of his head.

  • The Reason for Hate

    I don't hate wayne just to hate him, I hate him and ym because they give black people and hip hop a bad name. White corporations are shoving this coon down are throats like he represents us. They should of keep this bamboozled nigga locked up forever.

    • Anonymous

      It's true, because I am 22 and thought artists like Wayne represented all hip hop/rap artists before doing my research. He is the reason I never listened to hip hop before a few years back.

  • Anonymous

    yeah..... 960,000 the first week and then 60,000 the second week. who is baby foolin, im glad he bought those copies, it saves me from buying one!! he should of bought em all......worldwide!!!

  • Read Through Bullshit

    Birdman is a compulsive liar , didn't forbes already call him out on his bullshit when he said he was worth 700 million? Then come to find out his net worth is 100 million, please this nigga is a big liar. Of course they bought about 500,000 copies to boost sales, because they'll be able to do more big tours on the album, which is where the real and actual money is made.

  • Jacob Crim

    It's only hard for me to believe that many people still buy music.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous: 50 wrote the songs game said he didnt game is a fuckin liar: Save 1. {CHURCH FOR THUGS] Work ID: 331754875 ISWC: T0726121818 Writers: JACKSON CURTIS JAMES SMITH JUSTIN GREGORY TAYLOR JAYCEON TERRELL Performers: GAME THE GAME Variations: UPVI254C (TX) Publishers/Administrators: 50 CENT MUSIC C/O UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION 2100 COLORADO AVENUE SANTA MONICA, CA, 90404 Tel. (310) 235-4700 Email: PEGGY.BERNHARD@UMUSIC.COM 1. { HIGHER} Work ID: 381123677 ISWC: T0726422270 Writers: BATSON MARK CHRISTOPHER ELIZONDO MICHAEL A JACKSON CURTIS JAMES POPE CHE J TAYLOR JAYCEON TERRELL YOUNG ANDRE ROMELL Performers: GAME THE GAME Variations: UPVI254C (TX) 356202 Publishers/Administrators: 50 CENT MUSIC C/O UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION 2100 COLORADO AVENUE SANTA MONICA, CA, 90404 Tel. (310) 235-4700 Email: PEGGY.BERNHARD@UMUSIC.COM Save 1. LET US LIVE Work ID: 423307059 Writers: STORCH SCOTT SPENCER WRITER UNKNOWN Performers: GAME THE GAME Variations: (none found) Publishers/Administrators: RESERVOIR MEDIA MUSIC RESERVOIR MEDIA MANGEMENT INC. 304 HUDSON STREET 5TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY, 10013 Tel. (212) 675-0541 SCOTT STORCH MUSIC C/O RESERVOIR MEDIA MUSIC RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC. 304 HUDSON ST. 5TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY, 10013 Tel. (212) 675-0541 Email: rl@reservoir-media.com {SPECIAL} Work ID: 491549821 ISWC: T0726857982 Writers: CAIN KHARI JACKSON CURTIS JAMES TAYLOR JAYCEON TERRELL WAKEMAN RICHARD CHRISTOPHER Performers: GAME THE GAME Variations: (none found) Publishers/Administrators: 50 CENT MUSIC C/O UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION 2100 COLORADO AVENUE SANTA MONICA, CA, 90404 Tel. (310) 235-4700 Email: PEGGY.BERNHARD@UMUSIC.COM SPECIAL Work ID: 491549821 ISWC: T0726857982 Writers: CAIN KHARI JACKSON CURTIS JAMES TAYLOR JAYCEON TERRELL WAKEMAN RICHARD CHRISTOPHER Performers: GAME THE GAME Variations: (none found) Publishers/Administrators: 50 CENT MUSIC C/O UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION 2100 COLORADO AVENUE SANTA MONICA, CA, 90404 Tel. (310) 235-4700 Email: PEGGY.BERNHARD@UMUSIC.COM Posted14 minutes ago | Reply » Anonymous: http://ascap.com/ace/search.cfm?requesttimeout=300 GO TO ASCAP AND CHECK FOR YOURSELF 50 went on to claim he wrote on more songs on Game's The Documentary than he was credited for, including "Church for Thugs," "Special" and "Higher." "I did so much on his record, I did six records," 50, who is featured on The Documentary's "Hate It or Love It," "Westside Story" and "How We Do," scoffed. "To take the time and energy from what I'm doing on my record and create his record, then have him go off at his mouth like that and be disrespectful ... "Game had actually been on AftermatH for TWO YEARS before they gave me the opportunity to do the project with Dre," 50 told MTV in January. "I think creatively they were stuck a little, but then when I was brought in we were able to add new energy. They got excited about the project, brought him out, we recorded like nine records at the house in Farmington, [Connecticut]. He went back to Los Angeles with the records, Dre liked them, and I just got him re-motivated and he went in and finished up the album."The Game and 50's marriage was never a natural union to begin with. Game was originally signed solely to Dr. Dre's Aftermath imprint, working on his album for a couple of years before Interscope Chairman Jimmy Iovine proposed bringing Game into the G-Unit fold. Iovine talked to Dre, who called in 50. GAME IS A TRUE STUDIO GANGSTA

  • alerteddie

    u guys should try compare drake sales n lil wayne sales plus their buzz separately,i still dont believe wezzy sales'there is something fishy about ymcmb.

  • Anonymous

    This nigga be smacked

  • Anonymous

    wayne got baby bars

  • DaTruth

    Theres a video somewhere on the net of a lady speaking about how the record labels buy back their own product to booster the sales and make it seem as though theres a huge hype and create a buzz. The woman is addressing a group of people in some sort of conference and she actually says that Lil Waynes albums in the past were bought by his own record label and then sold to another store/record shop to get more scans on the same exact item. That they repeated this many times and that it is not illegal but that it is misleading. She said that is how they make someone "hot". I wouldnt be surprised if they did this once again especially since he is taking shots at Jay and his album is competing with Jay's watch the throne. I can see baby having someone buy half of the albums again.

  • Josh

    in order Carter III Carter II Carter Carter IV

  • Smokin on pretendo

    Lol @ that pic of birdman, that's the best picture of him I've ever seen cuz for once I don't have to look at that ugly mug of his, just that stupid fuckin tattoo. Everytime I see birdman and his tat, I just wanna kiss the top of his shiny bald head real quick and then immediately slap him in the back of the head so hard that it knocks him out. I play that scenario over and over in my head whenever i see birdman, sometimes i even imagine that I'm in an old school batman episode and when i attack birdman, little word balloons pop up like *MWAHH!* *SLAP!* I remember watching the NBA finals this year and I was actually able to spot that nigga out in the audience from my t.v. cuz of that preposterous thing on the top of his head. I mean if ur gonna get a red star tatted on the top of ur fuckin head than atleast make the star look cool or add some detail to it do something, anything but that.That shit look like he hired some amateur tattoo artist that does tattoos from the inside of his garage. He's got alot of money but it looks he probably paid maybe 50 bucks to get that done. And im only saying 50 cuz they had to use alot of ink to fill that fat fuckin star with color.U would have to pay me a very large sum of money for me to ruin my dome like that. I wouldn't even put that shit on my thigh where no one can see. it looks like a star a girl would get tatted on her ankle, not that ginormous and ugly of course. As much as I hate being forced to look at such a shitty piece of artwork, I can't help but laugh everytime I see that ridiculous red star on the top of the birdmans dome. Lmfao

  • Keith Whitfield Jr.

    Damn U Niggas Is Dumb Lol Selling A Million Records Don't Mean The Album Was Good It Just Means A Million People Bought It. Honestly It Dont Even Say A Million People Bought It. It SAYS That He Sold 964k. There Are Over 312 Million People In America. Is It Really That Hard To Believe That JUST A Million Could Have Bought An Album That The Rest Of The 311 Million Didnt? Get Real.

  • Dom

    Spread by the Jay-Z camp. Jay-Z doesn't engage in battles anymore, he does PR Wars. Bit crap, would be more entertaining. Would be good if either of them could rap, too, but never mind.

  • Guess What

    Baby brought those records for his lover Wayne. They also brought Nicki's fake record sales after she gave them blow jobs. YMCMB are frauds. How do you explain his last 2 albums flopping like crazy, then this new album has no real # 1 hits, bad reviews & all of a sudden he's selling close to a million. GTFOH, are you kidding me? Like I said Baby is buying those records the same way they brought for Nicki. The End

  • 900Ksold

    yep he bought that 100k copies wit Drake & Nikki royalties

    • Guess What

      Yeah co sign 100%. You already know they are getting jerked out of their money. Well Drake is one of their butt buddies & Nicki still gets passed around YM.

  • Peterparker00

    Fact is Wayne is a sellout & past his prime. He will be selling for a long time though. Highly doubt that they would try to boost sales by doing this. lol

  • Anonymous

    The reason a lot of people dont believe this album sold close to a million itself is because twitter bashed it when it leaked nobody on anybody facebook really said it was good it was spoke of and goes 900,000 plus c'mon son only 40% of the album its just him on a song smh and there's reports that some time last week you was able to get the album for .99 cents the cheapest weezy fan can support that not a fan but a realest tha carter 2 was his best album even tho Gilly wrote it

    • Orlando Jay Brutus

      gillie didn't care about the fame he was a big time dealer and a g seriously i had friends from Philly back when i was in the military and they used to always mention how gangster gillie was just listen to gillies flow and when has it today or at least did when he started that best rapper campaign . Never in my life time i thought the dude who made drop it like its hot would ever be considered the best rapper

    • Tek

      Carter 2 was the best, but if gilly really did write that shit, then why is he nowhere 2 be found nowadays. That was a classic album. How come he cant do it for hiself. I know why, cause he didnt really write shit

  • Anom

    And guess who gets none of the money? PRODUCERS.

  • JustWanted2PutThisOn1stPage

    Had2CopyThisDude'sComment: I couldn't have said it better It's Funny how there are so many negitive weezy comments here. The fact that u haters take the time out to click on a article that clearly has to do with wayne, birdman, & young money. Then click on the comment box, and next leave a comment about him, shows me that you really love him. & in a homo way in some cases. If u hate weezy so much, ummm, why are you reading a article about him. seems ass backwards to me. Fuckin Losers Posted3 hours ago | Reply » malco: I'm sorry I just find this very interesting news that a guy with inferior talent to sooo many other artists in HipHop actually sells this much. I'm on this page to understand why this is and STILL after reading all these comments find somebody who can justify why this is right? There are people even agreeing saying weezy may not be the best lyrically and sh*t, or that he might not be the best and these people really went out and bought it..if that's a prime example of ignorance I don't what is. I know I can't in my right mind read that he went platinum and ignore that. Posted3 hours ago Anonymous: *not a prime example of* Posted3 hours ago logic1: My nigga's listen... the reason Weezy is so popular, cus he spreads the Devil's word... straight up! Him and birdman are evil cats... Posted2 hours ago TruthTella: So MALCO That's you opinion, i can respect that. But who is better than weezy when he be on his shit. (Disreguard The following: Dedication 3, Carter 3 & 4, Rebirth) (Im talking Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, No ceilings, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3.) And please don't say nas, biggie, pac or jay-z, cause they are the greatest ever. I agree that the carter 4 isnt worthy of selling a million in a week, but the fact is, he has alot of fans. And in today's climate of music, there are alot of people who just but the shit cause it's lil wayne...But thats not my point. Don't be prioner of the moment and say wayne is inferior just because of the carter 4. That like saying nas is inferior because of NAStradomus, or jay is because of Kingdom Come (which wasnt as bad as ppl say) Wayne has skills, he just caters to the simple minded drones that buy his music. Posted2 hours ago malco: your second paragraph proves my main point. Lil wayne is not a great hip hop artist or lyricist therfore he should never sell these numbers. Also, his fans couldn't have an above average taste in music-agreed(simple minded drones)...I also agree with you when you say Weezy shows flashes of brilliance. For me what showed that was the carter 3. Instead of naming albums I'm gonna explain why. That album had solid metaphors, best produced songs-Dr. Carter, Let the beat build..and even the famous the famous A Milli-the most monster bars I ever heard from him even, he even recycles alot of his rhymes from that song to add in other songs to date. BUT...the downfall of Lil Wayne are songs like Lollipop that have no soul and the same repetitive lyrics senseless metaphors in addition to being auto-tuned. Sadly MOST of his songs follow suit. Thats Weezy in a nutshell. Ill never say he doesn't have a good songs. I keep it real. Postedan hour ago Anonymous: p.s. and guess what song was number 1 that year from his album...I'm just gonna fill you in it was Lollipop..that's why Lil Wayne or his fans get little respect from me cus I know there not hiphop there just bandwagon-ists Postedan hour ago TruthTella: Dude, Carter 3? really? I'm talking before that. thats when he fell off. Thats when he started using auto-tune heavy. Now i understand why u dont like weezy. Cause u started to pay attention to him after he peaked musically. I like wayne mainly because of THA CARTER 2 & Dedication 2. From 2004-2008 (Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3) He put out fire albums & mixtapes that shits on the carter 3. Yes the carter 3 had some gems on it like a milli, dr. carter, & let the beat build. But it cant hold a candle to the carter 2. Starting with lead off track "the mobb" to the "fly out" outro. It would have been a classic in any era of hiphop. If you like bars metaphores & punch lines, listen to that album straight thru. It has plenty of them minus, the lollipop type shit. I am not necessarily a Lil' Wayne fan, I am a fan of good hiphop MUSIC. & durring that time (2004-2008) wayne did put out good hiphop MUSIC that i loved. & then again with No Ceilings. As a fan of good music tho, C4 disapointed me hard. But 1 album doesnt make a career. I know how sick this dude can be. He'll realize it one day & go back to being the fireman, instead of lil' tunchi. I hope his next album is a sequal to THA CARTER 2. It should be called... "THA CARTER 2: PART II (Carter V)"

  • adrijanl

    Fuck Wayne. Support real hip hop! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13iBca6AZS0

  • Mr Flamboyant

    Wow. 444 posts? Now 445. I don't like the new GS (Lexus). With that said... (shrugging shoulders) I honestly don't know what to say that hasn't been said. Oh I know. I keep reading and hearing about what he wore at the VMAs. I don't watch that crap. But what's this with some...what is it...leggings? Leopard leggings at that? Now to my revisionist historical review of this album: It's what it is. It's not bad. It serves it's purpose. I think I have to listen to it months from now. Many months from now actually. However, when I reflect on it, it was the same recycled wordplay pretty much. I actually sit back and say "well dude is only 25 or whatever" and that age is very different from what I was. However, it's not an excuse cause niggas were making classics at 25 (Rae and Ghost were that age when OB4CL came out)...and Nasir Jones gave the world Illmatic at 19. Just two examples. I don't know. Truthfully I don't know. Wayne has been in the rap game for quite a while. He's hit his apex with the Dedications and first two Carter LPs. He's selling units and is a huge star now. But he's one with a dumbed down flow of sorts and just being a flat out weirdo. So that kinda takes from it cause he's a man as it's defined in this time of blatant faggotry and just sheer nonsense. And yeah... there is buying of LPs by the artist and home company that goes down. Don't let Birdman fool you. This nigga does so much stuntin' til it's retarded. He might actually get $10 a CD. He might actually think Santa Claus is real as well. He needs to stop. Hell he needs to pay producers. Whatever. I just am amazed that this little pipsqueak nigga has garnered so much...well it speaks for itself. I don't know honestly. Yeah I do. I do know. (finished listening to Section.80 and about to listen to Greneberg) Evidence. Cats and Dogs. 9/27/11.

  • Anonymous

    plain and simple... its just weezy's time stop hating!! he is winning

  • L0S

    Theres a video somewhere on the net of a lady speaking about how the record labels buy back their own product to booster the sales and make it seem as though theres a huge hype and create a buzz. The woman is addressing a group of people in some sort of conference and she actually says that Lil Waynes albums in the past were bought by his own record label and then sold to another store/record shop to get more scans on the same exact item. That they repeated this many times and that it is not illegal but that it is misleading. She said that is how they make someone "hot". I wouldnt be surprised if they did this once again especially since he is taking shots at Jay and his album is competing with Jay's watch the throne. I can see baby having someone buy half of the albums again.

    • twoholla

      You're RIGHT...back in the day...MASTER P did the same thing to most of the No-Limit releases...Rocafella & Def Jam did that with Def Jam artists & some of Jay-Z's releases...EVEN LOUD RECORDS bought records to help create a buzz for WU-TANG CLAN 1st album...but the thing is...in all those situations...the EXTRA SUPPORT did catalyze a buzz but MOST of those ARTISTS had BANGING ALBUMS & MUSIC that carried past that to later albums & LONGEVITY that didn't need that same type of support later, excluding the majority of No-Limit's roster...not including Mystikal & like 2 others.

  • WhyUMadBro?

    Loool man,so many people hate lil Wayne. Boy he must really b shittin on yall.Lil Wayne this,Lil Wayne that, Baby this baby that baby aint shit...Get off lil wayne's dick already.too many of yall b hattin when u never buy albums.So what if baby bought all em album? U Hiphopdx readers dont wouldnt even buy an album if u lives depended on it.

  • Osiel Salas

    Baby didnt buy them himself because he got a guy to buy a few hundred thousand copies of da album for him

  • Anonymous

    including lupe....granted lupe is better today, but from 2004-2008 weezy shited on everyone

  • Anonymous

    chill dude, no one said he out shined dre, jay, nas, tribe, wu, or em, but he did out shine his compitition @ that time

    • Anonymous

      u should know sales dont mean shit nowadays as a rapper. now as an entertainer it does (i.e. 50, nelly, & weezy after lollipop) Women bought all that shit

    • Anonymous

      His record sales don't indicate that. His record sales indicate that this is the best album Hip Hop will ever see.

  • Not Jason

    Can someone who really likes Lil Wayne explain why you like him so much? I think he can have some really clever and funny lines, but even on a couplet to couplet basis he's absurdly inconsistent. Any answer that involves sales figures will not be accepted.

    • Lupe VS wayne no comparison ever

      What??Lupe's Farenheit mixtapes shits on every mixtape wayne put out from 2004-2008. Lupe today will shit on wayne in his prime during the Carter 2 era.

    • J.O.

      Wayne was definitely goin hard those years but not Lupe hard. F1/15 volumes 1-3 all just as good as a majority of what he put out then.

    • oops

      chill dude, no one said he out shined dre, jay, nas, tribe, wu, or em, but he did out shine his compitition @ that time ...including lupe....granted lupe is better today, but from 2004-2008 weezy shited on everyone

    • Anonymous

      ...including lupe....granted lupe is better today, but from 2004-2008 weezy shited on everyone

    • Anonymous

      You have to listen to them, carter 1 had, no dj, bm jr, & bring em back, plus others. Carter 2 THE WHOLE FUCKIN ALBUM (The mobb, fly in/out, money on my mind, fireman, best rapper alive)...it would be quicker to just say every song on the album except for like 2 of them...honestly he had a lot of great content back then. there are many. but my point is that he wasnt on that swag or rock shit back then, he was hungry. sick punch lines & metaphores. & great songs.

    • Anonymous

      what about those albums? How did he outshine the chronic-dre, tribe called quest-low end theory, Jay -z resonable doubt, Wu tang- 36 chambers, Illmatic, Food & liquor?? (these are only the poular ones..so many mainstream and underground albums that are without argument better I could go on all day)The way its going It will out sell all of these thanks to weezy fans.

    • Anonymous

      Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, No ceilings, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3 (and also anything else from 2004 to 2008)

    • Not Jason

      Yeah but what about the stuff from those releases do you like?

    • answer

      The suffix, dedication 2, drought 3, no ceilings, tha carter 2 mixtape, and i cant feel my face

  • TruthTella

    Who is better than weezy when he be on his shit. (Disreguard The following: Dedication 3, Carter 3 & 4, Rebirth) (Im talking Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, No ceilings, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3.) And please don't say nas, biggie, pac or jay-z, cause they are the greatest ever. I agree that the carter 4 isnt worthy of selling a million in a week, but the fact is, he has alot of fans. And in today's climate of music, there are alot of people who just but the shit cause it's lil wayne...But thats not my point. Don't be prioner of the moment and say wayne isnt good just because of the carter 4. That like saying nas is isnt good because of NAStradomus, or jay isnt good because of Kingdom Come (which wasnt as bad as ppl say) Wayne has skills, he just caters to the simple minded drones that buy his music.

    • Truth

      Nas and Jay-Z have certified hip hop classics hailed by underground and mainstream. Wayne has never gotten props from the underground, for any of the Carter series. Jay and Nas early works are studied by underground emcees. No true lyricist looks up to wayne.

    • Huh?

      What??? Lupe would shit on wayne today and wayne in his prime. Yes the Carter 2 wayne would get demolished by Lupe.

    • TruthTella

      I'll give you lupe now, but lupe against carter 2 weezy, nah buh

    • Hmm

      Lupe not sales wise of course. keepin it mainstream.

  • Its official

    This site is gay...yall not talkin bout hip hop yall on some fag shit..i aint wit it...new site

  • Jason

    birdman, wayne is mine!!!

  • Jason

    i like to dress up as a schoolgirl cuz that's what wayne would like. i am a submissive bitch and i will let him do whatever he wants to me

  • Olufemi Daaka

    i just wanna say this and leave it at that,it wouldnt be hustling backwards if he bought lets say 500,000 copies,lets say he purchases them from amazon.com at 13.00 a cd that would be 6.5 million dollars in cost,which isnt shit to him or wayne,soo 6.5 million to have the number 1 album in the country to say u went platinum in a week to be on top of album sales for weeks on end is worth it,becuz u get more appearances,u can demand more money for shows,u get more air play u get more fans u gain a bigger audience....birdman would be stupid if he didnt buy a couple 100k of them shits,i know i would if i was worth 100 million or more,i spend 6.5 million to make 65 million anyday

    • Big Dan

      I think he bought albums myself, but come on with the dumbness. He did not buy half a million units for one and do you really think he sat their and put 6 million on a credit card to order half a million units. The Fedex guy would have been so pised to have to do all that work, he would have killed Baby when he got to the house.

    • Mr Flamboyant

      This guy understands. Buying own albums is a great investment.

  • Jason

    i just popped carter 4 in my stereo and i'm lubing up my fingers

  • Jason

    if michael jackson was alive, he wouldnt be able to resist the carter 4 album cover!!!!

  • Jason

    i got lil wayne albums next to my dildo on my nightstand. i got wayne love letters in my drawer next on top of my danielle steel collection

  • Jason

    i have to fart for 3 hours straight to get wayne's cum out of my ass. the stink is more than worth it

  • Lilworm

    yall keep saying wayne is the best rapper alive....lol yall forgetting EM...wayne himself said he can't fuck with him lol... carter 4 was ok but not great, WTT...omfg im listening to this album in my whip non stop, like i did recovery....i deem it a CLASSIC. recovery is not a classic but its a really solid album.

  • Jason

    i am more than willing to recreate 2 girls 1 cup with lil wayne. i will eat his shit. i will open my mouth and let him take a blessed dump in it. it holds the power to solve all problems and cure all ailments. the democrats and republican need to convene and worship wayne and our nation will be stronger than ever before. lil wayne is more powerful than any of you can ever imagine. lil wayne makes me proud to have feminine traits

  • Birdmanisgay

    This guy is a constant liar How can you make $10 on an album that sells $11.99 and 14.99 ..such bullshit ...thats a 97% perfect margin get the fuck outta here why doesn't anyone call this guy on his bullshit

    • Bullshit

      Birdman is a big liar, he knows him and universal bought coupies to make the album look hot, so real people run out and buy it in large numbers.

    • Big Dan

      I already did in an earlier reply. I also pointed out that if dude is lying about this, then he probably did buy a gang of albums to make those numbers look so good. No one ask how much he gets for each album, yet he mentioned it. Too much talking in certain situations, is a sign of lying. Jigga and Kanye did not even come close, Em's album is pushing 3m units and I think he "only" did like 700k the first week. Weezy would have done good regardless, as I said earlier, but Cash Money bought some albums. While Cash Money may "have one of the best distribution deals out there" and I don't know what you are basing this off, they actually don't have a deal that's that special. What was great about their deal is that they got a whole bunch of money upfront and because Juvenile's album (the first released under the deal) was so successful (4 million plus), they did the incredible and recouped off that first album and started collecting additional checks right away on other albums, instead of taking years to pay off the advance...but anyway, you have to think before you speak.... Universal wholesales its top line albums (I assume being such a big seller, Weezy's are top sellers) for $10.50, then they take out 20% for pressing and distribution, then depending on whether they pay for videos and other marketing, that's more of the top, how can CM make $10 an album. Simply not possible.

    • Lies

      Birdmanisgay: This guy is a constant liar How can you make $10 on an album that sells $11.99 and 14.99 ..such bullshit ...thats a 97% perfect margin get the fuck outta here why doesn't anyone call this guy on his bullshit Postedthe future! | Reply » Truth: Do your research cash money has the best distrubing deal in the industry oh really tho?!! tell me how anybody outside of record labels would know that? give me website where i can find these numbers. Also your telling me that the distributers and Universal share 2 to 4 dollars return from each album(that would only make birdman the only winner here) I really don't care too much about numbers on albums but how does this not sound weird to more people? If that's what he really said he should show the numbers since so many people don't believe him. He shouldn't have a problem right? he's always rapping about his money anyway

    • Truth

      Do your research cash money has the best distrubing deal in the industry

  • AAAnonymous

    Look at that niggas red pentagram right there on his head... Satans bitch representen!

  • Anonymous

    Just so the ignorant to the music industry people know. It costs 50,000 just to get your song on a major radio station. Seems shady that you would have to pay to get your song on the radio right? Well, that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to marketing/fooling the public into buying albums.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, if u think I'm lying drive across America and notice how every major station plays the same music. Once clear channel bought most radio stations everything went downhill.

    • ^ dude isn't lying

      it's called "bulleting." radio stations are paid to place certain songs in the top 200 or even the top 40 for a set period of time. the idea is that if people see the song there and hear it over and over (normally 2 weeks to a month) it'll generate enough interest and staying power to actually be there after the paid time is over. and sidenote: there's absolutely no way the label makes $10 per album sold. it just doesn't work like that. granted artists on majors make 3 cents per album if they're lucky, but still, there are other middlemen and expenses that need to get paid. i just doesn't happen. ever. if it did, birdman wouldn't have to lie about owning 100 rolls royce's or buying the miami dolphins.

    • Why u lying

      You cant legally pay a radio station 2 play ur music...payolla scandals got wrapped up in the 70's...i kno u haters will say anything to discredit greatness YMCMB

  • Illest mf alive

    C4 will go gold off of itunes alone by next week

  • FIP

    Wayne is a failure of a lyricist. He has a good crew of producers, appealing vocals, and good marketing abilities to back him up. These are facts. Whether or not this makes him or the album "good" is opinion. TELL ME WHY NIGGAS DONT GET THIS. PLEASE. I MEAN SERIOUSLY.

  • Had2CopyThisDude'sComment

    I couldn't have said it better It's Funny how there are so many negitive weezy comments here. The fact that u haters take the time out to click on a article that clearly has to do with wayne, birdman, & young money. Then click on the comment box, and next leave a comment about him, shows me that you really love him. & in a homo way in some cases. If u hate weezy so much, ummm, why are you reading a article about him. seems ass backwards to me. Fuckin Losers

    • TruthTella

      Dude, Carter 3? really? I'm talking before that. thats when he fell off. Thats when he started using auto-tune heavy. Now i understand why u dont like weezy. Cause u started to pay attention to him after he peaked musically. I like wayne mainly because of THA CARTER 2 & Dedication 2. From 2004-2008 (Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3) He put out fire albums & mixtapes that shits on the carter 3. Yes the carter 3 had some gems on it like a milli, dr. carter, & let the beat build. But it cant hold a candle to the carter 2. Starting with lead off track "the mobb" to the "fly out" outro. It would have been a classic in any era of hiphop. If you like bars metaphores & punch lines, listen to that album straight thru. It has plenty of them minus, the lollipop type shit. I am not necessarily a Lil' Wayne fan, I am a fan of good hiphop MUSIC. & durring that time (2004-2008) wayne did put out good hiphop MUSIC that i loved. & then again with No Ceilings. As a fan of good music tho, C4 disapointed me hard. But 1 album doesnt make a career. I know how sick this dude can be. He'll realize it one day & go back to being the fireman, instead of lil' tunchi. I hope his next album is a sequal to THA CARTER 2. It should be called... "THA CARTER 2: PART II (Carter V)"

    • Anonymous

      p.s. and guess what song was number 1 that year from his album...I'm just gonna fill you in it was Lollipop..that's why Lil Wayne or his fans get little respect from me cus I know there not hiphop there just bandwagon-ists

    • malco

      your second paragraph proves my main point. Lil wayne is not a great hip hop artist or lyricist therfore he should never sell these numbers. Also, his fans couldn't have an above average taste in music-agreed(simple minded drones)...I also agree with you when you say Weezy shows flashes of brilliance. For me what showed that was the carter 3. Instead of naming albums I'm gonna explain why. That album had solid metaphors, best produced songs-Dr. Carter, Let the beat build..and even the famous the famous A Milli-the most monster bars I ever heard from him even, he even recycles alot of his rhymes from that song to add in other songs to date. BUT...the downfall of Lil Wayne are songs like Lollipop that have no soul and the same repetitive lyrics senseless metaphors in addition to being auto-tuned. Sadly MOST of his songs follow suit. Thats Weezy in a nutshell. Ill never say he doesn't have a good songs. I keep it real.

    • TruthTella

      So MALCO That's you opinion, i can respect that. But who is better than weezy when he be on his shit. (Disreguard The following: Dedication 3, Carter 3 & 4, Rebirth) (Im talking Tha Carter 1 & 2, Dedication 2, Mixtape Legend, The Carter 3 Sessions, I can't feel my face, No ceilings, Lil' Weezy Ana Vol. 1, Like Father, Like Son, The Suffix, & Drought 3.) And please don't say nas, biggie, pac or jay-z, cause they are the greatest ever. I agree that the carter 4 isnt worthy of selling a million in a week, but the fact is, he has alot of fans. And in today's climate of music, there are alot of people who just but the shit cause it's lil wayne...But thats not my point. Don't be prioner of the moment and say wayne is inferior just because of the carter 4. That like saying nas is inferior because of NAStradomus, or jay is because of Kingdom Come (which wasnt as bad as ppl say) Wayne has skills, he just caters to the simple minded drones that buy his music.

    • logic1

      My nigga's listen... the reason Weezy is so popular, cus he spreads the Devil's word... straight up! Him and birdman are evil cats...

    • Anonymous

      *not a prime example of*

    • malco

      I'm sorry I just find this very interesting news that a guy with inferior talent to sooo many other artists in HipHop actually sells this much. I'm on this page to understand why this is and STILL after reading all these comments find somebody who can justify why this is right? There are people even agreeing saying weezy may not be the best lyrically and sh*t, or that he might not be the best and these people really went out and bought it..if that's a prime example of ignorance I don't what is. I know I can't in my right mind read that he went platinum and ignore that.

  • Jesus

    okay since you idiots think he really sold a milli copys. he did. this is how selling records work. watch and read carefully Step one. Hype: alot of radio time. alot of interviews. alot of tv performances Step 2. price: why buy the physical copy for 13.99 when you can get the deluxe online for 9.99 step 3. dickriding: this is when your cousin or brother goes "get that new wayne album that shit is bumping" you think. "hm maybe hes right" so you go buy it it sucks and you ask him "what the fuck" and he says "oh, i didnt buy it. i just wanted you too step 4. the stores buy the album. not the person. think about it. do you really think they magically know how many times someone walks in buys the CD and walks out? shit my store still has loads of Carter 3. thesis: store owners buy in bulk what they assume will be a mega release expecting big things. thruth is. they never sale what they wish they could. thats why second week sales are more important

    • Jesus

      they buy the fucking CD dumbass, the barcode is registered to the store -.- god kids are stupid. i dont see an internet cord plugged into the cash register

    • WTT

      BAHAHAHHAHAHAA @jesus, your a fucking moron with that #4 comment. actually come to think about it, all your comments point to your stupidity. Go bump some soulja boy you fucking faggot

    • ilexx

      Did this joker say "do you really think they magically know how many times someone walks in buys the CD and walks out?" LOL yes bro they know but it isnt magic, its called a barcode... u know that part they scan. Every album shipped out has a number attached to it and when those albums are sold it can be tracked.

  • stretch

    let me get this straight weezyy didnt have a single BIG hit on this album and it still sells a million there is something wrong because he had like 3 BIG hits on the C3 and it barely sold 1million mean while eminems single Love the way you lie was played on every radio station for 3months straight and #1 in 24 countries and he doesnt sell a mil in the 1st week. I sense some bullshit. CD sales keep going down every year so i find it odd that this mediocre album that didnt have a single hit at #1 for more then a week sold 1 million. Not a hater just pointing it out.

    • Stretch yo mama out

      U said "weezyy didnt have a single BIG hit on this album"...i forgot about "she will"...he made the top 10 of the hot 100 with 3 different singles u fucking idiot...GET YA LOGIC UP WIT YO HATIN AZZ

    • stretch

      i didnt say top 10 i said #1 for more then a week u fucking idiot, alot of people get inside top 10 but that doesnt mean anything. All his singles were number 1 for a day or 2 then dropped to like 5 or 6 and by the end of the week werent even in the top 10

    • Anonymous

      He has a hughe cult fanbase, plus it's been heavily promoted ever since he got locked up...most of his fans have his album now, he'll be luck to get to 2.5 mill

    • stretch yo girl out

      "How to love" and "6'7" both made the top ten of the billboard hot 100...GET YA LOGIC UP

  • David

    Wayne makes bangers. People like beats and punchlines. That's why he sells. Plus he got crossover songs for the bitches. So you can't hate him for making music that people want to buy. I think the album is hot. It's not a classic. It will be irrelevant in the future. But for the time being its a hot album, plenty of bangers, and good for casual listening.

    • ok

      I am not a lil wayne fan whatsoever. I believe that Baby bought those albums, but I have to admit, you have a good argument here

  • Ronald

    Wayne had Jay watching the throne during his dedication 2, i cant feel my face days, but then wayne started gettin white ppl money and had 2 switch his style up...some ppl took as him selling out others took it as him getting his money up (he has been rapping about money since he was 14) but in either case he's still one of the top rappers in the game right now no doubt

  • DoesntAddUp

    It's Funny how there are so many negitive weezy comments here. The fact that u haters take the time out to click on a article that clearly has to do with wayne, birdman, & young money. Then click on the comment box, and next leave a comment about him, shows me that you really love him. & in a homo way in some cases. If u hate weezy so much, ummm, why are you reading a article about him. seems ass backwards to me. Fuckin Losers

  • Jason

    I love it when Wayne slaps his dick on my face! Young money baby!

    • Anonymous

      Have you read some of the comments on that Game "Rappers are Gay" article? This shit is downright progressive compared to the way a lot of commenters apparently feel.

    • Hm

      well put real jason. I felt what u were sayin there... no homo?

    • Yall niggas on the wrong site

      Jus leavin homo slurs is ignorant and weak minded...i salute everyone thats actually engaging in discourse...instead of these broke back mountain scenes

    • Anonymous

      Only a truely gay person would come up with a peice of satire such as that homo-erotic shit. I'm sorry you were molested as a youngin. What a shame.

    • Jason

      Disregard the guy above me. I'm the real Jason and frankly, I do not enjoy when Wayne Carter's steely, veiny cock slaps on my face. Those mushroom bruises are hard to explain, and any time spent with that swinging salami in the fetid air of a truck-stop bathroom is precious seconds wasted when he could be filling my mouth or anus with it. Feeling Wayne Carter's penis inside you is to feel completion, to know how God felt on the seventh day of creation. Feeling that tip tickle the back of your throat while you struggle to breathe is to feel how the first man who could speak felt, to have that divine gift imparted to you. I'm the real Jason. Fuck everyone imitating me.

    • ULame

      Get a life dude, you spend too much time thinking of all this gay shit to say. Even though your prolly just bored & bullshitin, your making me think u really have these thoughts and need to get them out in the universe without ridicule

  • Anonymous

    Sway is the master at sucking other mens cocks these days. Must feel shitty having zero dignity.

  • Jabob james

    Because he's the G.O.A.T.

  • Honest Question

    Why do people dislike Lil Wayne?

    • Anonymous

      I have nothing against Wayne. Kid is nice on the mic and intelligent. I think the problem I have is how 5 to 10 dudes are the only ones getting air play. When you flood or control people into hearing the same thing, people wth a varied opinion tend to hate/dislike that person. There are artist making just a good music, but no airplay. Fuck that he just grinding shit. Radio just fucking sucks with giving artist a chance. They are not breaking new artist. and when wayne gets all the attention he is the poster child for cranks. not his fault, but that is the case. There are plenty of emcees that wayne can't stand next to IMO. Let me say that again, IMO! had to do that before I get attacked. His lyrics are not complex enough for me. I can listen once and get his shit. I like to have to go back and listen 2 or 3 times before I catch the complexity of the rhyme. To most it is not that important, but to true heads it is very important. The hate is not justified aimed at wayne, but just stating why I think that is the case.

    • Reply not post

      Lil Wayne had Jay watching the throne during his dedication 2, i cant feel my face days, but then wayne started gettin white ppl money and had 2 switch his style up...some ppl took as him selling out others took it as him getting his money up (he has been rapping about money since he was 14) but in either case he's still one of the top rappers in the game right now no doubt

    • Anonymous

      It's his fans I hate. They know Wayne's a fag, yet they keep pushing his gay propaganda (kissing other men, wearing women clothes, etc)into hip-hop, and making it acceptable.

    • Answer

      Ppl in the real world dont dislike him...its just the same 10 ppl on this site tht recycle homo slurs that pretend not to like him...his music is all that gets played on the radio...he sold a million in a week twice so its not dislike its hate

    • Anonymous

      Because his popularity vastly outstrips his talent (my personal opinion is that he has his moments but is really inconsistent) and he has an obnoxious fanbase (seriously, the man might have talent but he is a ways off from being the GOAT) Also, Jason has become the new MAANNNNDDDDDYYYYYYY and really given the comments section here someone to rally against (and humorously/homophobically impersonate), which has really brought the vitriol out.

    • reezy

      cuz he's a wack faggot who idiots love to follow and praise even tho hes a terrible rapper and relies on catchy beats n hooks like any other wack unoriginal pop star.

    • Reezy

      I think its because he is the best rapper alive

  • Ok

    Tha Carter IV was a solid album. It could have had a little bit more substance. 4 stars

  • Jason

    Keep commenting y'all! Lil Wayne runs this shit and yalls heads are filled with him. Now you know how I feel, since I got enough Weezy sperm (the F is for Fertile!) in my cranium to mortar all the bricks in ya moms project house. If we get over 400 comments, Weezy said he'll let me Talk Box. I wasn't initially excited since I thought it meant I'd have to tell Nicki Minaj the lyrics Gillie wrote for her into her vagina. But my man Wayne tells me that aint what he means. He gone let me put that Codeine-curdled cock (the F is for Flaccid!) into the side of my mouth and let me sing his songs back to him until he blast, #TalibKweli, my throat with that nectar of life, that sweet sweet ambrosia of the gods, of the GOAT. Fuck tha haters!!!!!!! Young Money 4 Lyf!!!!!!

  • TruthTella

    This site is full of dumb fucks who hate just to hate. If wayne so weak, why all ya favorite rappers fuck wit him & support him, same goes for game. Real reconize real. Thats why wayne gets endorsed by, nas, jigga, busta, and other great rappers. game gets endorsed by, nas, busta, dre, snoop, beanz, and others also. you faggots got that hate gene, please dont have kids and pass it on to the next generation. #GetSomeFuckingPerspective Clowns....Who am i kidding Haters gon fuckin hate

    • TruthTella

      I Repeat....This site is full of dumb fucks who hate just to hate. If wayne so weak, why all ya favorite rappers fuck wit him & support him, same goes for game. Real reconize real. Thats why wayne gets endorsed by, nas, jigga, busta, and other great rappers. game gets endorsed by, nas, busta, dre, snoop, beanz, and others also. you faggots got that hate gene, please dont have kids and pass it on to the next generation. #GetSomeFuckingPerspective Clowns....Who am i kidding Haters gon fuckin hate.... P.S. so u think just because i think that weezy aint a bad rapper, i gotta be the same person who posted some shit earlier. #YourAFuckinIdiot

    • Anonymous

      Because rappers can have shitty taste too

    • Anonymous

      Point blank Jigga don't really like wayne and c'man son we all know nas is broke as hell paying child support to like 3 different chicks. Other than that who else you name is actually someone's favorite rapper?!!!

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, nas, jigga, busta, snoop, & dre scared of being irrelivant #GetTheFuckOuttaHere

    • Anonymous

      Gayson, we know it's you. Stop hiding.

    • evo

      cuz all those niggas are scared of becoming irrelavent its all a popularity contest..thats the only reason he get co- signs by them niggas

  • reezy

    sway a bitch fuck that nigga

  • Get at me

    C4 is knockin...and its ok if u dont like it...cause yo bitch do

  • TruthTella

    Listen Mixtape legend w/dj scoob doo also

  • TruthTella

    Most ppl who hate on wayne only do it because of dedication 3, rebirth, the carter 3, & carter iv. If you really did listen to the carter, tha carter 2, dedication 2, lil weezy ana vol 1, the carter 3 sessions, & no cielings. Then you would realize that he is sick with his flow, & sick with his lyrics. Lil wayne has the most potential as a rapper when he ralyy goes in, but lately hes kinda fallen off. Hes been stuck on his swag/rock shit. But once hes focused he can still be one of the best rappers alive. You haters are just prisoner of the moment. Go do your homework and listen to his classics. But yall haters prolly still gon hate.

    • Anonymous

      to JIZZLE---ok internet thug. You got to be like 16 living in the suburbs. It's pass your bed time, go dream about a threesome with Birdman and Lil Wayne dickrider.

    • Anonymous

      ^^^A liar and a queer, this one is.

    • TruthTella

      Who says i dont u dumb fuck, i got all the classics. i can spit NY State of mind & represent off memory. i know the whole stillmatic, blueprint & blueprint 2 by heart. but that was the last era its a whole new school. compared to all these jokes out here wayne is his own league...This nigga think he know hiphop by just naming some old nas & jigga shit. you dont know shit

    • JIZZLE

      shut up bitch u kno ur that same fag jason...FUCK U BITCH

    • malco

      How about you just go listen to Illmatic or the blueprint 2 first and then wonder why this fool is even relevant.....i'm still hating GTFOH!!!! LMAO

  • anonymous

    Why did wayne sell 1,000,000 records? It's not because he has 1,000,000 die hard fans. It's not because he's the greatest rapper alive, its not because he dissed Jay-z. It's not because of the features, it's because of songs like "How to Love". He has crossed over and has an audience bigger than hip hop. Kids and females buy records. It's the same reason 2pac sold so many records. Nelly did the same shit. Ja rule too. If you have a large female fanbase, you will sell records. That's the key.

  • rell

    wayne sucks dick...dat album is ass n dat gay nigga jason commenting is a bitch...fuck u faggot....real niggaz all day

  • GGENERAL

    People said the same thing about other artists, but baby is right. It would be hustling backwards, people don't understand the amount of money, manpower, and time that it would take to go around buying up cds. It's not like there's one store that u can go to and pick up a couple of hundred thousand copies...I'm not fan btw, b4 somebody try and say bias...Oh yeah, I forgot about that stupid tatoo...

  • AND THEN NOVEMBER CAME...

    You gotta be deaf to think C4 trumps WTT. Wayne will never be informed (or talented) enough to touch black on black murder, black excellence, or even luxury shit like Jay n Ye did. Let alone the other interesting content rappers been touchin recently in the mainstream. (i.e LASERS which shits all over wayne's poor writing skills) props to the numbers though. wayne got the marketing game in rap on lock.

    • AND THEN NOVEMBER CAME...

      my homeboy n i bet whether jason would reply some bullshit to this comment. here he come doin it TWICE. thx for makin me this $12.30 jason homie. might use it to cop waynes album.... or not

    • Jason is the biggest lil Wayne dickrider on hip hop dx

      Damn, Waynes dick oops name be always in you comments faggot ass

    • jason

      LMAO, Wayne is the BEST EVER at making "luxury rap". To say that Wayne can't make luxury shit like Gay-Z and Kanye is hilarious.

    • jason

      Tha Carter 4 trumps WTT Wayne trumps both Gay-Z and Kayne at rapping Period.

  • Anonymous

    So theres still nobody that finds it odd that his last two albums sold like shit compared this one? If he has the huge amount of fans yall claim then he should be doing the same numbers on every album.

    • Anonymous

      well one started off as a free mixtape, so why would people buy it if they already downloaded it? the other was a rock album that wasnt attached to the Carter series and came out quickly, wasnt pushed back.

    • Anonymous

      So youre telling me that Lil Wayne fans are only aware that hes releasing an album when theres 4 singles to go along? GTFOH

    • jason

      Not really, album sales are heavily dependant on the SINGLES and how big they are Tha Carter 4 has not 1, not 2, not 3, but FOUR major singles promoting it (6'7', John, How to Love, She Will)

  • Jarvis Alford

    Happy for Wayne if the numbers are true! Hell even if they aint, he still rich as hell lol. Why are people surprised tho? Are you suprised that he has that many fans or are you denial that that many people would rush out to buy an album instead of downloading it?

  • Vimal

    Well I give up it really doesn't even help trying to talk any sense into you YMCMB hater huh? or the YMCMB Dick riders. Let me just give my opinion on this issue because I am in no way bias. First off let me say to all the idiots that just go on here to remble.... YOU are fucking retards. Let me give a generic train of thought for the aveage Dumbass person that comments on anything wayne or Ymoney related.(mind thoughts)"man fuck YMCMB they are whack as hell I really hate them because one I am a broke fucking loser in real life and here shit doesn't speak to me like most other music but since all the hype is on them imma have to send some hate because I want people to notice me for five minutes....". OK JUST STOP all of you morons and idiots, just stop HE SOLD over a million copies god damn just get over it why the fuck would there label want to buy more than one copy of the carter IV you all are idiots for the most part atleast. you think in terms of the U.S. don't you think he could have sold a bunch in other countries TOO? you dumbasses yo know why he sold so much, it's the same reason you all hate him.... IT's because he markets YMCMB and his music DUmbfucks and don't compare him to eminem they have different fanbases and plus if u look at a lot of ems songs on utube read teh comments they'll go something like this..."man I dont like new eminem" or "rest in peace slim shady" he is no doubt out of his prime and believe me I am an eminem fan so for me to say that takes a lot and you are all fucking RETARDED when watch the throne beat the record on itunes all of you tuck ur shit in between ur legs like pussys but if wayne does it nooooooo there's a catch? really just because u don't feel him makes it impossible for anyone else to? Use fucking logic and before you say im a wayne ymcmb dick rider I'm not twats... I enjoy Hiphop in general if im not feeling something then i wont listen to it I wont bitch about the artist why be a fucking hater imagine being in the other persons shoes? PLEASE REPLY I'll snap anyone in half with real reasoning.... READ THIS SHIT ^^^^

    • Vimal

      really? I got Punked because I bought this album? because I supported him because I enjoy his music? man no one got punked the fans will bu if they want to and even if he really did sell 90 percent of those album most will refute it mainly because they don't like his hashtag style and ymcmb haters just hate people that are successful. hmmm this person is doing great let me hate him or her for it. watch out drake cuz your next. SMH

    • malco

      Read this shit homie- Its true there are people bringing up unreasonable things like Birdman bought almost all of the albums...I don't entirely believe that. There IS politics involved in HUGE ALBUM RELEASES don't think for once that they didn't put mad money into promoting or that they didn't pre-purchase alot of copies...but I'm not saying they didn't make a huge profit only a fool would think otherwise.BUT THE MAIN POINT OF THIS IS: MUSIC IS IN BAD SHAPE(fu*ked up)if you think that this album should be the number 1 in the country.It doesn't matter who it is, the fact that THIS album sold like this makes it seem incredible, hence all the disbelief and talk about buying more than half of albums to promote. It should be about the quality of the music that drive sales. Anyone who bought this album is a dumbass and got punked. I'm sure you bought one.....

    • Vimal

      hahah yea I was typing so fast i got lost in my grammar. and i disagree it wasn't rambling. also who's to say what real hip-hop is wayne is doing his version of hiphop which is less lyrical and metaphoric it's not up to us to decide that he isn't hiphop... In a sense we do decide if he represents the music well by buying it or not buying it. And also I truly believe that if eminem made a mill plus that he would have not gotten any crap the comment would have been "shady 4 life" or some stuff like that. but instead, and this is what I think is dumb, the haters have a mindset that, ok wayne isn't that great for me so imma hate him because he trys to sell albums and promote young money. most of these people just need to grow up and realize that wayne is a legit entertainer and just because you don't agree shouldn't mean that you come on here and bitch FOREVER. I just miss the go ol days of having a decent smart conversation about music especially hip-hop without ignorance being present yet now yet now the most commented phrase is "Man fuck that nigga he's weak." or some shit along those lines SMH. I'm sure you can agree with some of that? you don't seem to be a mindless jackass like most of the people on the wayne articles, and that's on both sides of the fan and hater base

    • Teknishen

      That was rambling...Personally, I dont believe that Birdman bought Lil Wayne's copies to boost sale. With that being said, the label is garbage. Everytime I hear them, I feel like im listening to a bunch of teenagers rap. And you are right, Em and Wayne's audiences are totally different. Eminem's audience can appreciate true lyrical content in hip-hop. Lil Wayne's music targets teenagers and post high school graduates. I dont know one true listener to hip-hop that will tell you that Wayne is a great, let alone good lyricist. His bars are corny and are very repetitive. Here's a tip: When you finish a sentence, make sure to put a period at the end of it.

  • Anonymous

    Sway is a wack ass. He's mastered the eloquence of a Hip Hop head but is literally promoting, other mainstream artists. How pathetic. Putting words in his mouth. It said, on here, Birdman says that would be "hustling backwards" but Sway had presented it first and subtly, subliminally, encouraged him to agree. Sway Is wack.

  • Anonymous

    Lol he only gets 300 comments so quick cuss so many people love him..and so many more people hate him. Just go thru any Wayne article 90% are talking mad shit about him so just disregard the text and think of it people that like and don't like it(since all the comments are over exaggerated either way)and 9 out of 10 hip hop fans that visit this site don't like the song or whatever the topic is. Now, u realllllly think that many people hate him cus he's rich? No it's because the dudes not great at all and people that like him claim to love hip hop when they don't even know who a tribe called quest is, let alone any stones throw artist, which if u are one is like a kick to the balls.

  • dubya

    the worst comment of the day has to be that fagg tryin to tie that 5 point star and devil worship together. u dumbass. u couldnt tell a fight frm a fuk

  • Anonymous

    WHEN IT WAYNES IT POURS!!! But seriously, 1,000,000+ people bought/are going to buy an album that contains the line "When it Waynes, it pours". If nothing else, Wayne should be lauded for having a rabid fan base that will buy anything he puts out, regardless of quality.

  • jason

    Damn, 300+ comments already? Wayne is the God

    • Jason is the biggest Wayne dick rider on hip hop dx

      I don't know how you can even speak, with lil waynes dick in your mouth all the time faggot

  • DZS

    when wack rapper sold a mil ----->RIP MUSIC

  • Makaveli The Don

    Ive heard this album, its childish, got few good song, the rest is trash, if people actually bought over a million copies then idk whats happening with rap... However even if Bird bought copies, well nobody can prove it, and it wont affect anythin, copies are sold, thats it.

  • shady4life

    sumpins not ryt cus Em didnt even get tht mch 4 recovery on 1st wek!

  • Nico 3

    Even if Bird Brain did buy some extra copies, who the fuck cares? Nobody's going to be able to prove it, and even if they could, what would they stand to gain? Absolutely nothing.

  • shitball

    no one selling these numbers without help in 2011, fuck what any of yall think

  • Anonymous

    worst em albums encore > lil wayne career

    • TruthTella

      He aint riding dick he just real. Most ppl who hate on wayne only do it because of dedication 3, rebirth, the carter 3, & carter iv. If you really did listen to the carter, tha carter 2, dedication 2, lil weezy ana vol 1, the carter 3 sessions, & no cielings. Then you would realize that he is sick with his flow, & sick with his lyrics. Lil wayne has the most potential as a rapper when he ralyy goes in, but lately hes kinda fallen off. Hes been stuck on his swag/rock shit. But once hes focused he can still be one of the best rappers alive. You haters are just prisoner of the moment. Go do your homework and listen to his classics. But yall haters prolly still gon hate.

    • Trini

      @Jason damn u a dickrider lmao

    • jason

      ^^^This faggot has never listened to Tha Carter, Tha Carter 2, Dedication 2, Da Drought 3, No Ceilings Kill yourself now you worthless piece of shit

  • YMCMB

    Moved a million in a week YMCMB we runnin this rap shit

    • dubya

      r u signed wit ymcmb?

    • Oh yea

      ^^^^ lame ass hell laughing at yo own jokes that even funny...YMCMB we runnin this rap shit

    • Anonymous

      Young money ain't running shit you bitch. You need a lesson in Hip Hop history youngin. Wayne is the worst thing to happen to hip hop since vanilla ice. Only thing they running is a pair of sneakers, and thats better than any punchline wayne ever said, and I don't even rap...lmao!

    • LosThree

      Who the fuck is "we"?!? Recognize dude. My fav movie is casino and i dont b claiming to have ran vegas back in the day. Its entertainment son. Do u dogg.

    • Anonymous

      you spelled "ruining" wrong. you mean to say they are ruining hiphop

  • How Waynes Tip feel

    And if them bitches don't sell, we'll just buy em back

  • LosThree

    Ima BORROW this cd from my homeboys lil sister (she like twelve) and ima burn like fifty copies and sell em outside toysrus for five dollas. Everyday im hustlin.

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  • Anonymous

    Hoo-Ray for that nigga, I still aint gonna listen to it tho

  • WakeUpPeople

    Funny how all you hiphopheads and stans on here talkin bout hiphop dead. Then Wayne comes along sells a shitload of albums and then all of you hate on the guys success. Don't get me wrong, Wayne's music is straight garbage but THIS is a good thing for hip hop. A rap CD sold more than any album this year except for Gaga, thats a good thing for rap music and for black people cuz a black artist just proved that if you have a good strategy and a loyal fanbase they'll buy anything. I dont see how a rap nigga goin nearly platinum in one week is a bad thing, and yet these hip hop heads hate. You know what this does, it makes the suits at the head of the label realize that hip hop music can sell and theyll take more chances on hip hop artists. Wake up people, how is going platinum in one week a bad thing? Even if you hate Lil Wayne and like I said his music sucks, this ONLY benefits hip hop music.

    • African Montana

      And Gaga sold over 600,000 of her albums at $0.99. If Wayne did that, just imagine the sales.

    • PRINCEJIMMY11

      I was agreeing with everything you were saying until you brought race into this which is completely senseless and irrelevant to the topic ESPECIALLY when white Americans buy more HipHop albums than African American HipHop fans ......and this coming from a African American .... KINGJIMMY:

  • Weezy

    Yo what up Slimes, I see a lot of haters in here, a lot of talk questioning my sexuality and rap credibility, let me drop a freshly written verse from mine and Birdman's callabo album. HipHopDX HEARD IT FIRST! I am not by myself I am with Birdman I change his bedpan I wrote a song called anne Back to Birdman He is my dad-dy No he is not my mom-my Because he is my dad-dy Sometime's he comes in my room And touches me He kisses me I kiss him him too Then i put a mask on And he rapes me Hello Kitty There you have it DX, my wit has done it again, I am the greatest rapper alive. There should be no questioning my talent anymore. Love you slimes.

    • Weezy

      All the fagness He on the rag miss He want me to grow a pair So i'll grow a pair in his mouth Cuz it looks like a trout He likes my balls And my asshole He wants my dick I hope he thick Put it in him so hard He'll think he sick Slimes

    • All this fagness

      Grow a pair these comments are starting to get real bitch like

    • Weezy

      @Huh Don't doubt me slime, the one thing I hate the most is someone questioning my lyrics, let me write you a special This song is dedicated to Huh He wants to spank me Duh I will let him munch my rug Then I will teach him How to Love And I will cage him like a dove Hello Kitty There you have Huh, I wrote a special verse for you, never question my lyrics again, you feel me slime? But Anonymous thinks my first rap was so good that i didn't even write it, much love Slime.

    • Anonymous

      lol great rap, i know wayne didn't write it cuz tells a story

    • Huh

      Tht was some fag ass shit for you to sit down a type...now i knew a faction of nigggas didnt like Wayne but this is taking it to far...yall some broke ass, hating ass, homo ass niggas...

  • The Big Shot

    Carter Series = Classics! niggas keep hatin!

  • THERES A WAY TO PROVE THIS

    There ways to see where albums are shipped and sold like store chains its also how they determine platinum certified albums by checking how much it sold(every single album is counted) so if baby did do this there would be a large amount going to ??? where ever he would send them to so the way to prove this is to track where each album was sold now it would take someone with time and money to look in to this but i think at the end of the day the truth will come out the overall music industry does not play games with that type thing oh by the way LIL WAYNE SUCKS

  • ItsTheTruth

    The star on Birdman's head is upside down on purpose. Yall think that was an accident or a coincidence? And you people still think there isn't devil worshiping in this industry? lol funny cuz that shit is right in everybody's faces but over your heads.

    • Keezie

      I'm so tired of religious folk having to demonize everything. You'll be bringing back the Salem Witch Trials if you dummies keep this up. I'm in no way affiliated with gangs & know that the 5 point star is something more to do with his affiliation. Get off of this Hip Hop site & just go to church if you wanna preach b/c no1 who comes to sites like this come for what you're putting emphasis on. Kind of like a stripper trying to set up a pole in a sacred place.....you have no place here.

    • Weak ass conspiracy

      MY PIRU DAMU

    • Anonymous

      get a life loser

    • dubya

      i believe tha 5 point star has more to do wit his affiliation homie

  • Lou the lefty

    Wayne sells records, that's his main job as a musician. He don't care what any of us think about his music. That muthafucker don't know us and I doubt the dude reads the "comment" section of ANY website. If dude stopped making music or he decided to drop a song everyday, that shit wouldn't affect me one bit. I don't get all u people that passionately hate this guy, but all u do is talk about him all day. Why don't u do what everybody decided to do with souljah boy, don't pay attention to him and the muthafucker might go away.

    • Mylie

      i hate that as well. but since Wayne is all over the muthafuckin news section. people have a right to share there opinion about garbage album. there is idiots hating for no reason. but when someone has vaid points to be made yall still call it hating. so what is make up your mind!!!! we can critcise too. read articles on why hes the most overrated and deserves no respect for such a awful album.

    • Anonymous

      i stopped reading when you said he was a musician. he can barely play a fukkin guitar and pays no instruments. waynes fans are complete clowns they don't care about the music. lol

  • PRINCEJIMMY11

    He must be out of his DAMNED mind if he thinks [I'M] going to buy that bs that he makes $10 an album:That's bs if i've ever heard it:Universal probably makes $10 an album but not Birdman and Wayne themselves:Not to mention taxes & the producers and the execs have to get their cuts as well: If the Carter 4 goes 2xplatinum then Birdman probably gets $4million and Wayne probably get's $3million: "Keep it real with niggas"

  • The secret

    ***SECRET revealed!*** Mannie Fresh is workin with Mystikal on his album...they bouta put real back in the game guaranteed!!

  • Anonymous

    WAYNE FANS NEED TO STOP CHEER LEADING AND WAYNE HATERS NEED TO GET OVER THE SALES, ITS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD IF HE SOLD. THE ALBUM WAS CRITIQUED BY MANY REVIEWERS AND THE REVIEWS ARE LESS THAN STELLAR ITS NOT LIKE PEOPLE ARE SAYING ITS THE BEST THING EVER. ARGUING OVER WHY PEOPLE BOUGHT THE ALBUM IS LIKE ARGUING OVER WHY PEOPLE BUY CIGARETTES OR JUNK FOOD.

  • christopher tracy

    Also before I forget, stop comparing Wayne to Jay Z & vice versa...its like comparing A Mercedes to A Bmw it all depends on your tatse! Me personally i find it HARD to follow another man who openly kisses another grown man in the mouth & wears womens leggings then turns around & raps abt being a blood, guns & gettn ppl killed then gets put in PROTECTIVE CUSTODY when they go to jail! John Gotti was never in protective custody but u supposed to be a gangster Weezy?? You could of easily told the dept of corrections u wanted to do your time in Gen Pop I know that for a fact, but instead u rap all this shit & do your time in PROTECTIVE CUSTODY bitch nigga!! damn JA RULE aint even in PROTECTIVE CUSTODY LoL

  • Arif Aljafri

    lol fucking haters..go tunechi !, Its probably true , vma's , prison release, the fact that its part of the Carter series, are contributing factors

  • Anonymous

    Birdman butt fucks Weezy, real talk fam

    • It's Not A Hotline

      That hello kitty line is the wackest line I've ever heard. Please don't embarrass yourself again and say that shit.

    • dubya

      well im glad u support that Michigan wolverine lookin, dragon ballz headed,trasexual lisa leslie and patrick euewing offspring lookin mf.btw, u put yo mamma on blass errtime u make a public appearance. please do us a favor and remove yourself frm society... u n weezy need 2 stop fightin over that dildo u so accurately depicted.

    • dubya_

      and you know cuz?? ya moms is a lesbo that only likes dildos that look negroid & 14inches but we not puttin her on blast! Wayne did his thang..."2 shots" should've been longer...that song sounded like Carter 3 wayne! But man i swear you cats are straight pussy....HELLO KITTY!

  • The Big Shot

    LMAO at all these negative ass niggas who bitchin than Wayne went nearly platinum. C4 was straight fire and its gonna be remembered as a classic. the carter series is gon be remembered just like the blueprint series from Jay Z. Only difference is that the carter albums were better than the blueprint series. Face it niggas C4 gon end up being a classic.

    • dubya

      @ ghd big shot: the only thing i dont agree wit is tha carter series statement. the series is live other than 4. and imma cosign that anonymous statement. if u gone say somethin, grow sum nutz and stand tha fuck up and identify yo self so we kno wat to expect when u come out yo mouf

    • Anonymous

      ^^^^^^ you made yourself look even more worse. Agreed with anon. your very stupid o probaly just slow.

    • The Big Shot

      @anonymous Nigga shut the fuck up. why dont u stop bein a pussy nigga and actually post a name. I listen to a shitload of hip hop and Wayne better than 90% of the rappers out there. Carter series was fire nigga. Stop ridin other rappers nuts like Nas, cuz his last album was trash as was WTT except for like 4 songs.

    • dubya

      i can understand bein a wayne fan. it is wat it is. but how u gone fix yo mouf to even say carter 4 was anything less than strait shit paper? u prolly play carter 4 while fingerin yr own asshole. i bet u got the wayne n baby kiss footage on repeat. go stand by "go tunechi" so we can all air yo ass out.

    • Anonymous

      classic? see another autistic dumbass wayne fan

    • dubya

      yo breaf smell like old hotdog water

  • justb84

    just for the record...they've been sued by Mannie Fresh, Deezle, Bangladesh, and other producers over not being paid proper royalties guaranteed in their contracts...All the cats that made the label what it is. Mainly MANNIE FRESH---only reason i ever liked cash money in the first place.

  • Ha ha

    Kanye is weak...he embarrased his city by gettin his bitch cuffed...how a Chi Town nigga goin lose his girl to a nigga from pittsburgh...i thought yall Chicago niggas had more swag then that (no homo)

  • j.doe

    Congrats to Wayne,never been a fan of his music,and more than likely never will,but I have no qualms with his success. My problem lies with so many of these so called hip-hop heads who devote their time spreading hate, claiming hip-hop is dead. Yet when a "real hip-hop" article is posted their support nowhere to be found. If you truly want this kind of music to be done away with,then ignore it,and switch to the alternative i.e. underground rappers or indie rock bands etc. It seems a bit redundant to invest so much energy into to something you despise,and yet neglect in supporting what you claim to be real artistry. I've seen articles on Del,Mos Def,Raekwon only having a hand full comments,and yet I find 10 plus pages of hate towards anything regarding Wayne. Worst of all it's records sales that seems to be dominating the discussion. People act like they get some financial incentive for listening to music. Hip-Hop is a polarizing genre yes. It appears the industry has suppressed more profound works,and replace it with either hybrid r&b ballads,and techno beats. I just ignore that shit. Instead I got tickets to rock the bells. Supporting what appeals to me.I suggest we all do the same,and stop hating, it goes against essence of the culture.

    • Anonymous

      quit tryna sound extra smart! blah blah blah....men lie women lie...numbers dont!!!! sucka! wayne shidded on em!! lol...

    • ^j.doe

      It's fair to critisize I wouldn't want to censor anyone. Especially if a valid,and coherent point is being made. Something that's rare on this site just look at the coonery above you're post for reference. My rant wasn't towards legitamte agurments in favor or against Wayne. It was about the wasted energy directed at a fruitless cause. As opposed to being more productive,and enlightening people to a the kind of music that actually has subtance,instead of feuling the fire to something thay wish wasn't in existence.

    • Mylie

      i hate that as well. but since Wayne is all over the muthafuckin news section. people have a right to share there opinion about garbage album. there is idiots hating for no reason. but when someone has vaid points to be made yall still call it hating. so what is make up your mind!!!! we can critcise too. read articles on why hes the most overrated and deserves no respect for such a awful album.

    • Nonbeeleeva

      LMAO!! Ninjas in here writin mini blog booklets and ishh! aint nobody readin all dat lil homie!! cliff notes on yo comment partna...LMBAO!

    • RoastABotch

      j.doe nigga....you gay!(Riley 'Boodocks' voice) "I think you PUSSY KAT.....Hello Kitty!!" -Dwayne Carter

  • Anonymous

    Quality over quantity....

  • The reason C4 outsold WTT

    Im from the chi and real talk as a city we've abandoned Ye...he put 2 much emotion (and still does) in tht amber situation...thts who Drake was talking about in his "Its good" verse...cause Ye dont have his heart in his rap shit...as for Jay-Z fans i heard some social security checks didnt go out this month so thats prolly why they old azzes couldnt come out and support

    • uhhh

      he's never worn women's leggings, and he's never worn blouses, not denying he's worn weird shit, but he's still a great musician and not a fag like Wayne.

    • Anonymous

      I got tickets and im jus trying to see Jay...Everybody mad at wayne for leggings like Kanye aint been rocking blouses for the past two years

    • once again...

      shut the fuck up, you're not from Chi, even if you were you don't rep the whole city, if Chi abandoned Ye, why the fuck did WTT tour in Chi sell out so fucking fast, i tried buying one in Chi, a day after pre sale started, all sold out, had to get one Detroit. You're a dumbass, you don't know what you're talking about, and you eat dicks. Drake wasn't talking about Ye either, don't act like you're some kind of sophisticated motherfucker who can read between lyrics. You probably have a dildo modeled after one of Wayne's dreads that you stick up your asshole.

    • Anonymous

      I will never speak ill of Jay but Kanye did lose ALOT of pimp points...no one is questioning his ability to make art...but at the same time u can only talk about how your ex stripper girlfriend left so many times before ppl get turned off...i mean he dedicated his last album to a stripper and her stoner boyfriend

    • Anonymous

      Qaulity>>>>>>>>>>>> base it on the music not fukkin sells

    • Anonymous

      wow what an ignorant shit you are. Kanye is the most passionate artsits to day in mainstream. Jay is a fukkin legend. made great albums, classics, hits, entertaining concerts what the fukk has wayne got? his music is cringe worthy, half assed and embarassing. 2 faced prick

  • christopher tracy

    McDonalds has a slogan that says "Over 1 Billion served" does that mean they have the best food in the world?!?! NO it just means alot of people like eating garbage! Its the same with music! Whether or not Baby purchased copies is irrelivant the numbers are the numbers. What should be more alarming is that 1 million ppl rushed out to buy & download a artist who is a negative influence on all your sons & daughters. This is what we promote a gremlin lookn man kissing gang affiliated (trust me Wayne aint banged a day in his life so he is only gang affiliated) no talent rapper! I applaude Baby on his pimpin skills there is no doubt Weezy is his BITCH! Baby to Weezy on the night of the VMA's..."Get out there Ho in them skin tight Leopard leggings, with some red shiny shoes, no shirt & make daddy his $$$!!

  • RIKERS ISLAND ON THIS POST

    pardon all these haters, they just supporting a couple rappers who dont have they heart in this rap shit ... and got too comfy, but Wayne's still fucking hungry, young money got the munchies !

    • dubya

      he was already gay. where u think he came up wit "its" goin in?

    • @ RIKERS ISLAND ON THIS POST

      You're right after the stint in Riker's, Wayne got raped so hard, he started liking it, that's where he came up with the idea of "How to Love" the song is actually a heart felt ode to Birdman, basically it's saying, "Birdman, you need to learn how to fuck me better, or I'm going to go back to prison and make you bankrupt".

    • Anonymous

      No heart in there rap sh1t? got to comfy? College Dropout, LR, GD, 808's & Heartbreak and MBDTF. have substance, depth and talk real life issues. thats heart. sh!T Kanye is prolly the only artists to speak his mind and make real music nowadays. Jay-Z HAS PLENTY OF SONGS ON EVERY ALBUM WITH HEART FELT LYRICS. WTT has I Love you so, New Day, Murder to Ecellence. C4 =......... wayne has no substance, hes a ramblin incoherent, corny methophers, pointless song titles. all his music is pretty forgettable REAL HIP HOP>>>>>>>>>>

  • Anonymous

    Most overrated rapper in the HISTORY of hip hop

  • hellrazor

    birdman is full of shit.

  • Anonymous

    i smell bullsh1t. don't believe him.

  • Anonymous

    Pretty easy to make $10 an album when you don't pay your producers

  • Anonymous

    Rappers wearing fuckin tight as leopard print leotards like a fuckin homo. Dude sucks! No substance in his music whatsoever. Everything sounds the same.

    • Anonymous

      I ain't hatin little cunt boy. It's my opinion you little dick sucking wayne stan. I listen to REAL hip hop, not some corny fuckin rapper in skin tight leopard print leotards rapping with ABSOLUTELY no substance in his music whatsoever. WU TANG FOREVER MUTHAFUCKAS! and I just blew you up like some C4 BITCH.

    • Anonymous

      wayne changes with every album? are you delusional? are you on drugs? see its stupid sh1t like this from wayne fans that needs to called out. smh

    • #C4_Boom

      Actually If You Listened To Lil Wayne you'll Know His Music Changes After Every Album UNLIKE JAY-Z WHO SHIT HAS BEEN THA SAME SINCE 1996 BOSS u a hatin azz nigga boi

  • Weezy f'd baby

    haters is all i see up in here, up in here! "I think yall PUSSY CAT...HELLO KITTY!" Thats my favorite line to the haters

  • YOUAJOKE

    C4 WAS TERRIBLE, NO WAY DID IT SHIP 964K COPIES. I AINT A FAN OF KANYE & JAYS STUFF THESE DAYS BUT YOU CANT TELL ME WAYNE HAS MORE FANS THAN THESE 2 COMBINED.

    • @intervention

      shut the fuck up, you're not from Chi, even if you were you don't rep the whole city, if Chi abandoned Ye, why the fuck did WTT tour in Chi sell out so fucking fast. You're a dumbass, you don't know what you're talking about, and you eat dicks. Drake wasn't talking about Ye either, don't act like you're some kind of sophisticated motherfucker who can read between lyrics.

    • Intervention

      Im from the chi and real talk as a city we've abandoned Ye...he put 2 much emotion (and still does) in tht amber situation...thts who Drake was talking about in his "Its good" verse...cause Ye dont have his heart in his rap shit...as for Jay-Z fans i heard some social security checks didnt got out this month so thats prolly why they old azzes couldnt come out and support

    • it's bullshit

      but yeah, he has a ton of young fans that think he's God, middle school girls and boys, high school kids, i only hope that they follow in everybody's footsteps and adjust to what they listen to when they get to college or hit the age of 18, i swear so many people loved soulja boy back in 07 at my highschool, when i was about to graduate, now i bet you i can ask the same people that defended him if they even know who he is anymore.

    • Anonymous

      Watch The Throne debuted top 5 in 23 countries internationaly. wayne could even break top 10 plus Kanye and Jay are bigger stars outsie the states. truth.

  • Anonymous

    Bad Meets Evil >>>> Carter 4

  • Dumbfucks

    The reason he has, and will continue to sell well is because he has a fan base who likes his music and Carter IV is no exception. You dumbfucks can't see past your own opinion of his music to understand that people like different types of music than you do. Not everyone listens to rappers for the best lyrics in the world, amazing punchlines, and intelligent substance. We listen to him because we fucking like his shit so hop off, yes you are a hater dumbass.

    • Anonymous

      then why do you listen to wayne if not for lyrics i mean i thought he was the ''best rapper alive''? wow your a fukkin dumbass.

    • I

      alright we get that but he raps the same shit 95% of the time thats the main reason if u listen to it and sometimes it doesnt make sense

  • Mill in a week

    The only only person i can see knocking Wayne of the hip hop throne is Wiz Khalifa

    • dubya

      do u kno how many spots r between 1 and 39??

    • NO

      Ill have you know that is hit single "oh my" is currently number 39 on the billboard hot 100 so he is still relavant

    • dubya

      were u bein serious? that had 2 have been sarcasm

    • Anonymous

      Wiz who ? that nigga already came and went, his time is done.

    • .....

      ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................you're a fucking retard

  • Ali Lafayette Rhea

    No question the kid is nice and no doubt he gets busy- I'm not talking about him but Ali Lafayette Rhea. One Love

  • Anonymous

    I find it hilarious that nobody has an actual defense for Wayne. Calling people "haters" and quoting Jay-Z's numbers don't lie line DOES not provide evidence towards Wayne being talented. He has a terrible voice, terrible flow (if you can even call it a flow its mumbling half the time) TERRIBLE punchlines/metaphors, pretty bad rhymes (most of the time, he's got a few decent verses), etc... You can't deny this because you know its true.. So you resort to calling people haters and blocking them out. And by the way defending someone nonstop is just as sad as attacking them.

  • Anonymous

    So how much has Rebirth sold so far? Funny how Lil Wayne stans have been quiet about anything hes done until this week. Yall know this albums trash but the numbers are the only thing keeping your infatuation with this guy alive.

  • Anonymous

    DOES ANYBODY REALIZED THAT THE CARTER 3 AND CARTER 4 OUTSOLD MICHEAL JACKSON'S LAST THREE ALBUMS FIRST WEEK SALES ???

  • dubya

    c4 was worst carter of all. simple and plain. i happen 2 beleive baby bought all them albums. i think they build prestige 4 their brand doin numbers like that. some strait fuckery, but baby had 2 have bought a lot of them albums. we all knew it was toilette paper and i aint seen 1 person on here own up 2 buyin a copy on here. although im sure most the poeople buyin lil wayne albums cant read, let alone check in wit sites like hhdx...just spendin my 2 cents

    • You got one

      I brought 12 Carter IV's...i keep one in each of three cars...i keep one in each of my four bedrooms and basement...i gave 2 away...and I donanted the last two to "homies for hip hop" its a non for profit that focuses on bringing real hip hop back

  • Lets Celebrate

    A black man just sold a million records during a recession...i come to predominantly black website and instead of celebrating this feat everyones conjuring up conspiracry theories...lets hope that only white kids from the suburbs brought this album (im sure we all have bootlegs anyway) cause at the end of the day that means a white hand put some money in a black hand...instead of hustling off each other you need to follow birdmans footsteps and get of these white ppl to put a dollar in your pocket

  • Anonymous

    FUCK LIL WAYNE AND HIS SORRY ASS. THAT KID CAN'T RAP FOR SHIT. WHAT SHAME WHERE THIS HIP HOP THING IS HEADED.

  • Paid

    Nas, Busta, 3000, Tech 9, Shyne, Drake: Hey Wayne thanks for the extra MOOLA BABY!

  • Anonymous

    And She WILL! Buy my shit:)

  • maaaaaannn

    i just wanna smack that shiny boldy tattooed greasy head... POW!!

  • Anonymous

    Oh my bad, wayne is a rapper, not an emcee.

  • Hello Kitty

    For a bunch of people who hate everything Wayne yawl for sure keep his name in your mouth and in your search bar. "I think you pussy niggas."

  • casper21

    I'm the biggest wayne hater there is, but hat's off, respect on a HUGE first week. I would've never seen this coming seeing as he had zero buzz compared to Carter III and the two albums since then are likely forgettable. All I have to say is this time around PAY YOUR FUCKING PRODUCERS, this is already one of the shadiest labels in terms of paying their bills, but a year or two from now there better be no lawsuits from unpaid producers if your selling this many units. President Carter and the Interludes are the only good tracks imo

  • SpikeyJamez

    Hahahahaha! WTF?! XD Wow Birdman is such an idiot.

  • Anonymous

    I refuse to believe there are 1million hiphop heads that buy this garbage. i do believe there are 1 million suburbanites and that bump his shit...

  • Skinny Jeans

    Going platinum for rappers was pretty normal in the 90's when labels actually promoted artist. Wayne is not just a rapper he's a good entertainer and you guys just don't understand how powerful that part of the equation is.

  • 100

    And if Kendrick Lamar wants the attention he deserves then Dr. Dre's slow ass needs to promote the way Young Money does their artist. But he's not reppin' the West like that. Promotion is 80% of good business!

  • EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED JAY-Z FAN

    b-b-b-but Jay-Z has sold 50 Million world wide, I know that is irrelevant to their current album sales but its truuuuuuuuuuue.

    • Sexually charged male wayne fan

      Wayne makes good homo fuck music, he's like the male version of lady gaga, i would pound your butt to "How to Love" don't test me.

  • chiefzs

    I doudt he bought albums the teens ate it up I just like how people call him the king when 90 percent of what he puts out is garbage he makes hits not good albums if record sales is your argument then hes not close to the best.

  • Guess what ???

    Watch The Throne has been out for 4 weeks and is only at 700k. Carter 4 sold all of that plus 250k more in only 7 days. how unfair is that huh ? you're mad aren't you ? let me go further ... Beyonce's album has been out for more than a month and she is only sitting at 800k. let me go further ... with the pace of sales that Jay-Z and Kanye are going, they wont go platinum until mid October- early November. dont be mad.

    • Jason's Master

      Jason i'm telling you right now, if you escape my cage again, i'll have to rape your ass again, it won't be to "How to Love" this time either, it'll be to "I'm Going In" and when they say, "imma go hard", i'm going to get hard and fuck your world up. Who are your friends, you should invite them over? The 1st, 3rd, and 5th commentors sound cute.

    • nas

      weezy the goat, nigga!

    • jason

      TC4 >>>>>>>>>> WTT In both sales AND quality

    • Realist Ninja in the Freaking game right now

      "Men lie, Women Lie, Numbers dont"...WAYNE IS THE BEST RAPPPER ALIVE...THE TIME HE SPENT IN JAIL WAS THE DARK AGES FOR RAP...I WAS LISTENING TO C4 THIS MOURNING AND HAD AN EPIPHANY...NOBODY IS ON THIS GUYS LEVEL WHEN IT COMES TO THIS RAP ISH...EVERYBODY ON THIS SITE TALKS ABOUT HOW WEAK HE IS PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE OFFER AN ALTERNATIVE OR PUT YOUR HANDS IN YOUR POCKET BECAUSE YOUR TYPING NONSENSE

    • Anonymous

      Quality > Quantity

  • Congrats

    Congratulations black man. Don't ever look back. Same for Jay and Ye, and Ross, keep pushing.

  • Wit yo hatin azz

    Do yo research Universal does make pennies of the dollar when it comes to cash money...Universal is just happy to associating with real niggas...when the last time yo FAKE azz been 2 the N.O.? RED Is the only color bangin in the boot

    • Anonymous

      Nigga u dumb...Hoovas and Rollin 60s will forever dominate the state of Louisiana. Like I said...nobody below Baton Rouge bangs. Nigga did you here any of P people claimin sets. Fuck NO? They claim wards out there...dumb ass nigga. They claim hoods in the BR...the Park, Gardere Lane, The South (listen to Boosie)...dumb ass nigga.

  • FACTS

    Carter IV 960k first week Recovery 740k first week WTT 440k first week

    • Andre Cooper

      Fuck the past nigga we talking about now!!!! And wayne is the future...Get your punk ass off this site if you can't take it...CarterIV Bitch!!!!

    • Anonymous

      Lets see if those sales stay solid before we start bragging lil buddy Em's album is 4 x platinum , C3 didnt even reach that and I doubt this one will either

  • Anonymous

    hahah GUYS let them go the sells are high so leave Weezy the fuck alone i hate his album but the boy has fans

  • HEEEEEEEEEEEYYYYYY EMINEM AND JAY-Z FANS READ THIS :

    Carter IV = 960k first week Recovery = 740k first week WTT = 440k first week

  • Anonymous

    And if they ballin so tough...why they don't pay their producers? Why Drake can't rap over any of the beats that 9th Wonder gave him?!?!

  • 100

    Yawl can get mad if you want but it is what it is. WTT was a great album but you're fooling yourself if you think teenagers are going to be able to digest that album. Jay is from a different era. The kids rock skinny jeans and so does Wayne. They play Modern Warfare and watch Family Guy. They consume pop culture far more than past generations. And to be honest Wayne is just fun to listen to just as Eminem is fun to listen to. That's all it is, fun.

    • DUMBASS OF THE WEEK

      JASON YOU ARE A STUPID ASS KID. HOW CAN YOU SAY WTT IS GARBAGE WHEN C4 IS TERRIBLE? C4 IS THE WORST ALBUM OUT OF THE 4 BY A MILE

    • Anonymous

      Ok so now you're just stupid all around just to win an argument. I'll let you go on an handle that. Out.

    • jason

      90% of WTT is luxury rap. The album is garbage. Get over it

    • 100

      My argument sucks? You just quoted one song and one verse to push your position and MY argument sucks??? Stay out of the court room kid, you'll just incriminate yourself. WTT has very little to do with swag poppin' and your comment only proves my point. And I NEVER said WTT wasn't selling well.

    • jason

      Plus, WTT is an album that is part of "pop culture" Your argument sucks

    • jason

      LOL, what is so hard to digest? "I invented swag Poppin’ bottles, puttin’ supermodels in the cab, proof I guess I got my swagger back, truth New watch alert, Hublot’s Or the big face Rollie I got two of those Arm out the window through the city I maneuver slow Cock back, snap back See my cut through the holes" WTT = Luxury rap. Basic lyrics, basic raps. Nothing that is hard to digest. BTW, WTT is selling pretty well...not on C4 level sales, but still decent

  • GROWN ASS BLOOD LIE!!!

    Man...these niggas aint true to what they do. I guess they been bangin blood and actually put some work in in the NO too. 40 years old...screamin blood like u been bangin? Seriously. Aint no bloods or crips anywhere south of Baton Rouge, LA. Aint no way Universal NOT MAKING ANYTHING OFF AN ALBUM EITHER!!! You think they associating with these niggas FOR PENNIES?? When the last time you've known DWIGHT FOLKS TO HUSTLE BACKWARDS LIKE THAT??? I TELL U WHAT...IT AINT HUSTLIN BACKWARDS IF YOU TRYIN TO KEEP YOUR LABEL IN THE MIX. ONCE THE HEAD HONCHO FALLS OFF THEY ALL FALL OFF. BELIEVE THAT!!!!

  • Mook

    That VMA performance a day before he released his album helped big time and if you think it didn't your crazy because there are SO many people who go straight to iTunes after the VMA's to download music they heard on the show. Also his album artwork also helped. Plus it's Lil Wayne what do you expect.

  • HIM

    the whole thing about music, is everyone is not gonna like the same stuff..i think waynes demographic has certainly changed, his music changed as well..i personally dont like the games red album because nothing lyrically wowed me, the beats knock in my car but the album isnt special TO ME. but im mature enough to understand that some people will like it, HELL some mah fuckas swear by it..its jus not my twist. I FUCKING HATE THE CARTER 4, but he sold a million units..congrats on making a million people spend 12.99 on basic album(IN MY OPINION)real talk

    • Anonymous

      You're a kid alright. What makes you think saying that shit was cool? You one of them funny niggas doing they best to fit in. Nerd.