- Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on 15 reviews
2008 Rank: #39 / 661
USER SCORE
71
Based on
54 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

87
Pitchfork

This is Wayne's moment and he embraces it on his own terms. Instead of hiding his bootleg-bred quirks in anticipation of the big-budget spotlight, he distills the myriad metaphors, convulsing flows, and vein-splitting emotions into a commercially gratifying package that's as weird as it wants to be

User Reviews
Apr 26, 2015
jpaps96
87
This thing is really creative, and Wayne's bars are as good as they've ever been.
Mar 11, 2014
Creator R-Zita
78
Lil Wayne's Masterpiece. "Tha Carter III" has the amazing "A Milli" also the top hit "Lollipop". After that he had his countdown. Let's see what he is going to do!
Oct 24, 2015
exception
71
there is a reason i never really listened to lil wayne. the topics of his material, and his delivery (high pitched and annoying mostly), but this album changed my opinion of him. i didn't like it a ton, but it was good. the production was nicely done, with kanye on a few tracks, and it gave a decent variation. nothing was awful on this project (except lollipop) and it was a pretty enjoyable listen. i only got bothered by, again, his topics. pussy this, pussy that. its not for me i ... read more
Oct 19, 2014
kayrock
99
Wayne stepped up his game. Lyrically dangerous, emotionally deep, exciting, entertaining, and a fun ride.
Jul 10, 2014
rapmartin12
54
Stand-Out Tracks:
- Milli
- Dr. Carter
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DETAILS

June 10, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Cash Money, Universa / Label
Birdman / Producer
Hip Hop / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 11 - A.V. Club
# 35 - Consequence of Sound
# 40 - No Ripcord
# 29 - Paste
# 11 - Pitchfork
# 8 - PopMatters
# 15 - Q Magazine
# 3 - Rolling Stone
# 2 - Spin
Track List
  1. 3 Peat
  2. Mr. Carter
  3. A Milli
  4. Got Money
  5. Comfortable
  6. Dr. Carter
  7. Phone Home
  8. Tie My Hands
  9. Mrs. Officer
  10. Let the Beat Build
  11. Shoot Me Down
  12. Lollipop
  13. La La
  14. Playing with Fire
  15. You Ain't Got Nuthin
  16. DontGetIt
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