The official cover art for Lil Wayn’e s “Tha Carter V”was unveiled on ESPN’s Sports Center today, August 14th and it features the rapper’s mother and himself as a young child.
“It’s perfect,” Wayne described it. “I always go with a baby picture. I wanted to go with one with my mama this time…To have my mom on there is more than an accomplishment. It’s an achievement.”
He said he did not let his mom know he’s be using this photograph and that she doesn’t really like it. During the ESPN interview, Wayne also revealed that the album is slated to be released October 28, 2014.
In May, Wayne said the following about the project:
“My thoughts are wiser,” he said. “I still say what I want to say—it just sounds better and makes more sense. That all comes with growth and maturity.”