As Lil Wayne's legal disputes with Cash Money Records continue, his long-anticipated Tha Carter V album remains on the shelf.
His recording engineer ONHEL recently gave us an update on his recording habits and said he's still in the studio as much as he's always been, but the status of a Carter V release any time soon remained murky.
This weekend, Wayne sat down for an interview with Q93’s Wild Wayne, and explained that he can actually drop the album whenever he feels it's ready.
"Of course you’re going to see Tha Carter V," he said. "Man, I just don’t want to put it out the wrong way. Honestly, man, I can do what I want honestly at any time. The fans deserve it to be right and that’s how it’s gonna be. I’ma make sure it’s right. I can drop whatever I want to drop. I keep dropping whatever I want to drop. But I’m not gonna give ’em Carter V the wrong way."
He continued to explain that the project is finished.
"Carter V is done," he said. "Carter V on the shelf just ready to drop. I don’t have to. I ain’t gotta do that. I move on and keep it moving and give them what I’m doing right now. But Carter V is ready to be listened to. It’s just gotta be listened to the right way and like I said, I ain’t gonna give it to ’em wrong."
Listen to the interview below (Tha Carter V discussion begins at 7:30).