Tha Carter II is the fifth studio album by American rapper Lil Wayne. It was released on December 6, 2005, by Cash Money Records and Universal Distribution. Recording sessions took place from 2004 to 2005, with Birdman and his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams serving as the record’s executive producers. Additional producers on the album included The Runners and The Heatmakerz, among others. The album serves as a sequel to his fourth album Tha Carter (2004), and was supported by three singles (“Fireman“, “Hustler Musik” and “Shooter“).
Tha Carter II received critical acclaim and ranks highly in retrospectives of Lil Wayne’s best work. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in September 2020.
Tha Mobb was produced by The Heatmakerz. After hearing this track, K.Le had to hop on the beat.