MTV recently announced that Lil Wayne's upcoming new album, "Tha Carter IV," will be released digitally at midnight, following their 'Video Music Awards' (VMAs) this coming Sunday (August 28th) via retailers like iTunes, Amazon and more.
“I am extremely excited to be the first artist to utilize such an amazing idea. I hope that I can open the door for others" (Lil Wayne)
“The MTV Video Music Awards are one of the most watched and respected shows in the industry. Wayne is one of the most respected and prolific artists in the industry. By pairing the release of Tha Carter IV with the VMAs, it will certainly add to the overall anticipation and excitement for fans everywhere for what will surely be an unforgettable evening.” (Ronald “Slim” Williams, CEO, Cash Money Records)
Stephen Friedman, the current President of MTV, recently spoke about Lil Wayne and his reach as a popular artist.
“Lil Wayne continues to change the game, this time with a new release strategy that demonstrates the power of the VMAs to grab the attention of music fans,” said Stephen Friedman, President, MTV. “After our millions of viewers experience the VMAs, they can go online at midnight and download the album they’ve all been waiting for.”
"Tha Carter IV" Tracks
Lil Wayne ft Drake – She Will
Lil Wayne – How To Love (From "Tha Carter IV")