Turning Point: The Moment Your Favorite Artist Became a Superstar
Lil Wayne was already a rap veteran by the time he turned 25. However, he didn’t become the cultural icon and superstar we know today until he released the Grammy Award-winning Tha Carter III in 2008. Weezy rightfully earned the self-appointed “best rapper alive” moniker with the LP that reached a million sales in its first week. At this point he was beloved by all as his hit-making ability drew in mainstream music lovers with pop smashes (“Lollipop”) and garnered the respect of hip hop heads that held on to regional biases with deft rhymes (“A Milli”).