Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Album

Tha Carter 2, aka Tha Carter II, is the 5th album from Lil Wayne, aka Weezy, whose real name is Dwayne Carter. Tha Carter 2 was released in December 2005, features 22 tracks with 3 skits and is the 2nd album in Lil Wayne's Tha Carter trilogy. Tha Carter II features guest rappers such as: Birdman, Kurupt, Six Shot, Currency, Robin Thicke and Nikki. Additionally, Tha Carter 2 was released in a remixed "Chopped and Screwed" version.

Tha Carter 2 was the album that helped elevat Lil Wayne to his status as "the best rapper alive" and the album even features a song titled "Best Rapper Alive" where Weezy raps over an Iron Maiden sample.

There were 3 singles off Tha Carter II - Fireman, Hustler Musik and Shooter.

Some of the other stand out tracks are: Money On My Mind, Best Rapper Alive, I'm A Dboy, Receipt, Feel Me and Fly Over.

The Carter 2 has sold over 1.2 million copies to date. Tha Carter 2 was released by Cash Money Records and distributed by Universal Music. Lil Wayne has released over 8 different mixtapes since the release of The Carter 2.