Popular rapper Lil' Wayne
made it official that his upcoming studio effort "Tha Carter V
" will be his last. Unless he's offered at least $25 million, that is.
Chatting with MTV News
, Wayne explained, "25 to 35 million would get me to do another solo album after this,"
adding, "I didn't smile when I said it"
in order to stress how serious he is."I personally plan on this being my final solo album, yes and it's definitely the final Carter album. It's the final Carter album. It's stopping at five,"
the rapper added, reassuring fans that he won't quit music altogether just yet."I plan on it being my final solo album,"
the musician added. "Whenever I have to pitch in for a Young Money album, a 'Like Father, Like Son' album and something like that and maybe something out the blue."
Wayne finally concluded, "It seems like it will be impossible for me to work this hard again for anything else."
The upcoming album doesn't have an official release date set yet, but the rapper did mention plans to drop it on May 5 during Drake
's recent New Orleans show. Lil Wayne's latest studio effort, "Tha Carter IV
," saw its release in August 2011, reaching No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200
chart with 964,000 units shipped in the US during the first week.