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The Greatest Lil Wayne Albums Of All Time, Ranked  

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Hip hop heads, we're ranking the best Lil Wayne albums of all time. One of the greatest rappers of all time, Lil Wayne's discography has been met with positive reception ever since his 1999 debut album Tha Block Is Hot. Since then, almost all of his studio albums, including his new album, have hit number one on Billboard charts. What is the greatest Lil Wayne album ever?

From his Grammy-winning album Tha Carter III to his 2018 album Tha Carter V, this list of Lil Wayne albums includes I Am Not a Human Being, Rebirth, Free Weezy Album, and Like Father, Like Son.

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Tha Carter III is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lil Wayne Albums Of All Time, Ranked
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1. 3 Peat
2. Mr. Carter (feat. Jay-Z)
3. A Milli
4. Got Money (feat. T-Pain)
5. Comfortable (feat. Babyface)
6. Dr. Carter
7. Phone Home
8. Tie My Hands (feat. Robin Thicke)
9. Mrs. Officer (feat. Bobby V)
10. Let the Beat Build
11. Shoot Me Down (feat. D. Smith)
12. Lollipop (feat. Static Major)
13. La La (feat. Brisco & Busta Rhymes)
14. Playing with Fire (feat. Betty Wright)
15. You Ain't Got Nuthin (feat. Juelz Santana & Fabolous)
16. Dontgetit

Metacritic score: 84/100

Release Date: 2008

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Tha Carter II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lil Wayne Albums Of All Time, Ranked
Photo:  Ca$h Money, Universal

1. Tha Mobb
2. Fly In
3. Money on My Mind
4. Fireman
5. Mo Fire
6. On tha Block #1
7. Best Rapper Alive
8. Lock and Load (feat. Kurupt)
9. Oh No
10. Grown Man (feat. Currency)
11. On tha Block #2
12. Hit Em Up
13. Carter II
14. Hustler Musik
15. Receipt
16. Shooter (feat. Robin Thicke)
17. Weezy Baby (feat. Nikki Jean)    
18. On tha Block #3
19. I'm a D-Boy (feat. Birdman)
20. Feel Me
21. Get Over (feat. Nikki Jean)
22. Fly Out

Pitchfork: 8.1/10

Release Date: 2005

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Tha Carter IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lil Wayne Albums Of All Time, Ranked
Photo: Young Money

1. Intro
2. Blunt Blowin
3. MegaMan
4. 6 Foot 7 Foot (feat. Cory Gunz)
5. Nightmares of the Bottom
6. She Will (feat. Drake)
7. How to Hate (feat. T-Pain)
8. Interlude (feat. Tech N9ne and André 3000)
9. John (feat. Rick Ross)
10. Abortion
11. So Special (feat. John Legend)
12. How to Love
13. President Carter
14. It's Good (feat. Jadakiss and Drake)
15. Outro (feat. Bun B, Nas, Shyne and Busta Rhymes)

Pitchfork: 6.2/10

Release Date: 2011

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Tha Carter V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lil Wayne Albums Of All Time, Ranked
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1. I Love You Dwayne
2. Don't Cry (feat. XXXTentacion)
3. Dedicate
4. Uproar
5. Let It Fly (feat. Travis Scott)
6. Can't Be Broken
7. Dark Side of the Moon (feat. Nicki Minaj)
8. Mona Lisa (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
9. What About Me (feat. Sosamann)
10. Open Letter
11. Famous (feat. Reginae Carter)
12. Problems
13. Dope N***az (feat. Snoop Dogg)
14. Hittas
15. Took His Time
16. Open Safe
17. Start This Sh*t Off Right (feat. Ashanti and Mack Maine)
18. Demon
19. Mess
20. Dope New Gospel (feat. Nivea)
21. Perfect Strangers
22. Used 2
23. Let It All Work Out

Release Date: 2018