No more than three months have passed since Lil Wayne‘s latest album ‘Tha Carter IV’ burst onto the charts.
Now, it what serves to cement his status as one of music’s most commercially potent contenders, the LP has now been certified double platinum in the US.
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Since its release on August 29th in the US, the project has shipped a whopping 1.693 million copies making it the highest selling Rap release as well of one the most successful LP’s to be released by an artist from any genre within the last twelve months.
Debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200 in the first week of its release with sales exceeding 964,000 units, the album has thus far peaked at #8 in the UK and #1 in Canada.