On this day in Hip-Hop history, Lil Wayne released his fourth studio album Tha Carter.
On this day in 2004, Lil Wayne released his fourth studio album Tha Carter on Cash Money. The album was mainly produced by then in-house producer Mannie Fresh. Guest artists featured on the set included Birdman, Reel, Mannie Fresh, and Jazze Pha.
Tha Carter spawned the three singles: "Go D.J.," which reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on the Rap chart and #4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart; "Bring It Back;" and "Earthquake." The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200. It was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Also on this day...
1993 - The Notorious B.I.G. released his debut single "Party and Bullshit" on Uptown/MCA.
1999 - GZA/Genius released his third album Beneath the Surface on MCA.
2003 - Nelly, P. Diddy, and Murphy Lee released their single "Shake Ya Tailfeather" on Universal.
2004 - The Alchemist released his debut solo studio album 1st Infantry on All City.
2009 - Young Money Entertainment signed Toronto actor and MC Drake to its label.
2011 - Lil B released his fifth album I'm Gay (I'm Happy) on Amalgam Digital.
2015 - Meek Mill released his second studio album Dreams Worth More Than Money on Dream Chasers.