'How to Love' is released as the third single from Lil Wayne's ninth studio album 'Tha Carter IV'. The song features production from Noel Detail Fisher. The ballad track features sweet / broody verses. The song opens with, "See you had a lot of crooks try to steal your heart / Never really had luck, couldn't never figure out how to love."
In an interview with MTV, Lil Wayne said, "I can tell you that I've never had a single like it, and it's an amazing song. It's an amazing song." He added, "When I listen to it I get goose bumps. And I feel like the song is gonna take me somewhere that I've never been musically."