On Friday night, Drake took the stage at the House of Blues In New Orleans as part of a Sprite NBA All Star Weekend event, and during his performance, Lil Wayne joined him as a surprise guest and announced the release date for the fifth installment of his Carter album series.

As Lil Wayne made his surprise appearance at the House of Blues alongside the Toronto MC, the release date for Tha Carter V was revealed by Drake as May 5th.

Drake stated:

“If you want to hear Lil Wayne at his best, if you wanna hear Young Money at they best… Carter V, May 5… Just know we about this shit for real.”

Watch the footage of Drake making the announcement of Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V release date below:

Stay tuned to DS and we will keep you updated when more details about Lil Wayne’s next album comes to light.