During his appearance at the 2012 X Games, Lil Wayne linked up with ESPN for a live online chat where he answered 40 different questions from fans. While most of the questions were skating and X Games related Lil Wayne was hit with a handful of questions about his musical endeavors, Tha Carter V in particular.

Oddly enough, Lil Wayne’s live online chat is the closest fans have gotten to hearing a release date for the album.

“[Tha] Carter V will come most likely next year,” said Lil Wayne after being asked about the album’s release date by a fan.

According to LilWayneHQ.com, the rapper also expressed his interest in working with fellow rapper Eminem again and even named Gloria Estefan as the one Spanish artist he’d like to collaborate with.  

Lil Wayne’s most recent album, Tha Carter IV, was released on August 29, 2011.

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