During a newly-tape appearance on Travis Scott and Chase B’s Beats 1 show .wav radio, Birdman gave a surprisingly confident answer when asked about the status of Lil Wayne’s long-delayed Tha Carter V project.
The interview, which airs January 6 at 3 pm EST and again twelve hours later, has the Cash Money co-founder talking about the early days of Cash Money (“[We were] trying to get out of the streets and find a different way to make a living, and we chose music,” he reveals.)
He also discusses the upcoming Cash Money documentary, which be out on Apple Music in February.
Baby shared thoughts on Drake and lots more. Young Thug even shows up at one point to tease Scott about releasing his new album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight on the same day as Thug’s project Jeffery.
But the most fascinating segment comes when Birdman is asked directly about Tha Carter V. The album has been teased since 2012, and its budget has played a major part in the $51 million lawsuit between Wayne and Cash Money. Birdman seems untroubled by all of this, though, and confidently proclaims that the album is coming soon.
“It’s definitely coming out,” he said. “The situation with me and my son, I’m going to put it all behind us and just let it move forward. Wayne is one of the best artists ever to do the game, and I want to see him continue to do what he been doing, and I’m going to support whatever he’s doing.” You can hear the excerpt below.
Given that Wayne himself seemed to hint earlier this week that Tha Carter V was indeed coming soon, perhaps fans will get to hear the long-awaited album in the not-too-distant future.