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Lil Wayne

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne ( /ˌlɪl ˈweɪn/), is an American rapper. At the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo, The B.G.'z, with B.G.. In 1997, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, which also included rappers Juvenile, B.G., and Young Turk. Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live! that year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group's major selling album Guerrilla Warfare, released in 1999. Also in 1999, Lil Wayne released his Platinum debut album Tha Block Is Hot, selling over one million copies in the U.S. Although his next two albums Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002) were not as successful (only reaching Gold status), Lil Wayne reached higher popularity in 2004 with Tha Carter, which included the single "Go D.J." Wayne also appeared on the Destiny's Child top ten single "Soldier" that year. In 2005, the sequel to Tha Carter, Tha Carter II, was released. In 2006 and 2007, Lil Wayne released several mixtapes and appeared on several popular rap and R&B singles. His most successful album, Tha Carter III, was released in 2008.

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Lil Wayne -- Suspect in Nightclub Assault

Lil Wayne
Suspect in Nightclub Assault

Lil Wayne slugged a nightclub doorman after the BET Awards ... according to the doorman, who's filed a battery report with LAPD. The bouncer was working the door Sunday night at Hyde nightclub on… READ MORE >

Lil Wayne -- It Wasn't Sizzurp ... I Just Didn't Take My Meds

Lil Wayne
It Wasn't Sizzurp ... I Just Didn't Take My Meds

Lil Wayne says his latest round of seizures were not triggered by sizzurp ... he says it all emanates from a chronic condition -- epilepsy, and the medications he takes to control it. The… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Back Onstage in L.A. ... Days After Seizure Scares (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

Lil Wayne
Back Onstage in L.A. ... Days After Seizure Scares

  Lil Wayne's a lil workhorse ... working again 2 days after suffering TWO scary seizures. The rapper's currently at the gaming convention E3 in downtown L.A. promoting his new mobile app… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Out of the Hospital ... Business as Usual

Lil Wayne
Out of the Hospital Business as Usual

Lil Wayne is back on the road, and not slowing down at all ... after getting treated for the seizures he suffered on board his private jet. Our Weezy sources tell us he checked out of the Omaha… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Drinking Massive Amounts of Lean ... Hours Before Seizures (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Drinking Massive Amounts of Lean Hours Before Seizures

Lil Wayne ingested an extraordinary amount of lean in the hours leading up to his multiple midair seizures ... according to witnesses close to the rapper. We're told Weezy was cruising around with… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Seizure Forces Emergency Landing (VIDEO UPDATE)

Lil Wayne
Seizure Forces Emergency Landing

2:28 PM PT -- Wayne has been transported to a hospital by ambulance. 2:00 PM PT -- We're told Lil Wayne just suffered ANOTHER seizure after refusing medical attention and going back onto his… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
T-Pain -- Lil Wayne & Birdman Blew Thousands Just Playing ‘Madden’ (VIDEO)

T-Pain
Lil Wayne & Birdman Blew Thousands Just Playing ‘Madden’

T-Pain's a serious gamer, but totally bows down to Lil Wayne and Birdman, who used to turn gaming into hardcore gambling ... according to the singer. T-Pain was live streaming his own game of… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Peace Talks Off ... I'm Sick of Birdman's Lies

Lil Wayne
I'm Sick of Birdman's Lies ... Peace Talks Off!

Now we know why Lil Wayne started a "F*** Cash Money" chant at his last concert -- all talks of settling his $51 million lawsuit are off, and Wayne's laying blame directly at Birdman's feet.… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Fires Up Weed Lovers with Anti-Birdman Rant  (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Fires Up Weed Lovers with Anti-Birdman Rant

Lil Wayne sent a not-so-friendly reminder to Birdman that they're still beefing -- and got a crowd full of his highest fans to jump on his bandwagon. The rapper fired shots with 3 words… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Rapper Curren$y -- Lil Wayne's Lean Didn't Leave Me For Dead (VIDEO)

Rapper Curren$y
Lil Wayne's Lean Didn't Leave Me For Dead!!!

Curren$y did NOT nearly die on Lil Wayne's tour bus after mistakenly downing Weezy's strong sizzurp concoction -- but he did sleep for 18 hours. Curren$y tells TMZ he was just joking… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago

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