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We’ve had to wait a long time for the Carter 5, but like the old adage says, better late than never.

The number are certainly reflective of that sentiment as well. Check this out.

Via | HipHopDX

Years of delays apparently didn’t affect the demand for Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V. Weezy’s long-awaited album, which dropped last Friday (September 28), is poised to achieve the third largest streaming week in history.

According to Billboard, industry forecasters are expecting Tha Carter V to rack up more than 400 million on-demand audio streams in the U.S. in its opening week. If correct, Wayne would only trail Drake’s Scorpion (749.5 million streams) and Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys (431.3 million) for the most first-week streams.

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