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listen  1. 3 Peat (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:19$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Mr. Carter (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. JAY-Z] [Explicit] 5:16$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. A Milli (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:42$1.29  Buy MP3 
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listen  5. Comfortable (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Babyface] [Explicit] 4:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
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listen  7. Phone Home (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit] 3:11$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Tie My Hands (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Robin Thicke] [Explicit] 5:19$1.29  Buy MP3 
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (August 18, 2008)
  • Original Release Date: 2008
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: Cash Money
  • ASIN: B001E4IY3Q
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (315 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,722 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Tha Carter III is the sixth studio album by rapper Lil Wayne and it is the final album in Tha Carter trilogy. Originally known as the youngest Hot Boy, Lil' Wayne has orchestrated a steady stream of hits. The New Orleans rapper began his long career with Cash Money as part of the Hot Boys, a popular late-'90s supergroup consisting of Juvenile, Turk, and B.G.

Lil Wayne put out enough material in 2007 to inspire a Vibe magazine list of the 77 best Lil Wayne songs of that year alone. That level of output is the primary reason behind Tha Carter III's bumpy ride. The albums opens well with the appropriately boastful "3 Peat," followed by the symbolic torch-passing of "Mr. Carter," featuring Jay-Z. But nothing matches or exceeds that until the Swizz Beatz-produced lark "Dr. Carter" and the album's arguable high point "Phone Home." Framed by simple, bombastic beats from Cool & Dre, Lil Wayne argues in "Phone Home" that he's so far beyond the competition he's extra-terrestrial. Within that track comes a stellar example of how Weezy's reptilian flow can let an inspired aside such as "I'm rare, like Mr. Clean with hair" slip by almost unnoticed. But no artist this prolific can avoid dropping some duds amongst the winners. The disc's three monster hits sound silly ("Lollipop"), annoying ("A Milli"), and generally uninspired ("Got Money") when stacked up against the non-hits. David Banner's musical backing for "La La" provides the kind of brain-tickling inventiveness that Lil Wayne should always have in order to push his gift for verbal absurdity to greater heights. --Kris Kendall

Customer Reviews

I don't care if the guy can make music without writing stuff down, SO WHAT!
Francis T. Keimig
This album is great you have different type of beats and songs and lil wayne is still droppin creative lyrics.
Tha Carter III is a good album, a lot of good songs and a few of my favorite Lil Wayne as well.

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Format: Audio CD
I was officially introduced to Lil Wayne when I heard him on "Play'n It Raw", which was featured on the B.G. release Chopper City in the Ghetto, in April of 1999. I liked the collaboration between The Hot Boys (Juvenile, B.G., Lil Wayne and Turk) so I decided to pick up Guerrilla Warfare, which was released in July of '99. Since I liked most of the songs that Lil Wayne was featured on, I picked up his solo release Tha Block Is Hot, which was released in November of the same year. The title track was the 1st single and I also liked the tracks "High Beamin'" w/B.G., "Kisha" which featured The Hot Boys and "Loud Pipes" which featured Juvenile, B.G. and The Big Tymers (Mannie Fresh and Baby). The entire CD was pretty good so when Lil Wayne dropped Lights Out a year later, I didn't hesitate to pick it up. This CD wasn't as good as "The Block Is Hot" in my opinion, but I still liked tracks such as "Hit U Up" and "Shine", which both featured The Hot Boys, and the 1st single "Get Off The Corner".

Since No Limit Records and Cash Money Records were both on a decline, I didn't pick up any other Cash Money releases until Lil Wayne released Tha Carter in 2004. Once I heard the singles "Bring It Back" and "Go DJ", I figured the CD would be a decent pick up and I was right. My favorite track was "BM J.R.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By J. Grogan on June 11, 2008
Format: Audio CD
Ok this album was hyped up sooooo much and after the delays and album release date changes you would have thought it was a masterpiece. Instead it kind of leaves you on a "?" note. The beats is kinda TRASH to me and I'm a producer so I am hella picky nowadays. Sure he has David Banner,Kanye West and Alchemist on a few tracks but even they aren't at their best. Like one of the other reviewers said, 14 year old high schoolers who like top 40 pop hits will think this album is gold but if you've heard "Tha Carter I & II" and jammed his mixtapes you will think otherwise. Not to mention his guest appearances are a definitely not my style. I'm from that dirty south so I can understand if you don't go get Soulja Boy, Hurricane Chris or DJ Unk but theres no reason why Bun B, Ludacris or Andre 3000 shouldn't have been at least considered damn. On top of that, you do not spend 7 minutes of your album dissing Al Sharpton. WE DON'T CARE! This album could have been WOW and it does have its lyrical moments but I'd say save your money or go get any of "The Droughts" or the first 2 Carters. In the meantime I'm gonna apologize to Bun B for taking "II Trill" out of my cd player for this.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By LT Twalo on June 27, 2008
Format: Audio CD
Wayne wanted every song on the album to stand out and he achieves this with 'Carter III'. Every song on the album is different and they all stand out. Most of the tracks sound like that track on most Hip-hop CDs that you like because it is it is different from the rest. Imagine Nas' "Rewind" (from Stillmatic) or Jay-Z's "1-900 Hustler" (from Roc La Familia) or Wayne's own "Shooter" (from Carter II).

On C3 you have "Dr. Carter", where Wayne is a surgeon who saves hip-hop, "Phone Home" where he lets his alien persona come to the fore, the rock tinged "Playin' With Fire' and others. Most CDs would have only one such track but C3 is full of them which is great because it shows creativity on his part but the price is that C3 lacks cohesion.

C1 was helmed by Mannie Fresh mainly and C2 was produced by TMX (both are missing from C3) and they both had a sound that was specific to each album. And ultimately the first two instalments were street CDs, rooted in Gangsta rap but from a New Orleans perspective. C3 is a slight departure from the Money, Cash, H**s formulae but its not clear what goes in its place. Finally, while Wayne does show off his skills on the MIC he rarely gets personal (only in glimpses) & given the hype around him right now most of us would have liked to get into his head a little more. This is the only thing that prevents this CD from classic status because song for song nothing coming out in 2008 is touching it.

"A Milli", "3 Peat", "Mr. Carter" these aren't just songs they are events. Not to mention what "Lollipop" and "Got Money" are doing to radio. Tracks like "Tie My Hands" and "Dr Carter" will keep any 't rue school' head happy. "Comfortable" with Babyface ages so so well.
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15 of 20 people found the following review helpful By K. Jefferson on June 14, 2008
Format: Audio CD
Finally we have the Carter 3, I must say it is what I expected from Lil Wayne....metaphors scattered all about. I guess this will fit the mold of what's currently going on in the industry (Rick Ross comes to mind). Admittedly, the records has a few high points with appearances from Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, and Bun B (who all out shined Wayne). However, left to stand along, Wayne is mediocre at best. The album will become an instant hit with the teenie boppers, but not with the grown ups...give us substance.
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Lil' Wayne is not as good as people saying he is...
Yeah the carter three was alot of autotune garbage and a few low quality rhymes. I disagree with you on lil waynes metaphors. Ice Cube and Wu Tang clan have better metaphors. So do Canibus and Immortal Technique. lil wayne is horrible. He got worse on the carter three. I can't believe mtv and... Read More
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The problem with hip hop nowdays is that good hip hop is still around, just nobody knows about it. Instead we are constantly bombarded with this Pop trash posing as hip hop such as anything done by Drake and the rest of Young Money, Soulja Boy, and Lil Wayne after Tha Carter 2.
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