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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 -- Rapper Claims He's as Bad as Birdman in the Money Dept.

Lil Wayne
Rapper Claims He's as Bad as Birdman In the Money Dept.

A rep for Wayne tells TMZ ... Lil Wayne was a Cash Money artist and it was their responsibility to pay David Banner, not Wayne.If Lil Wayne doesn't know what the word "ironic" means, he does now… READ MORE >

Birdman -- I'm Not Involved in Plot to Shoot Lil Wayne

Birdman
I'm Not Involved in Plot To Shoot Lil Wayne

Birdman's finally breaking his silence on the Lil Wayne shooting, and despite police docs tying him and Young Thug to the suspect -- he's denying ANY involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
Lil Wayne Kicked Off Private Jet -- You Get High, You Can't Fly

Lil Wayne
Kicked Off Private Jet You Get High, You Can't Fly

10:00 AM PT -- Wayne's camp denies he was smoking in flight. They say they were told the plane turned around for mechanical problem. Lil Wayne was kicked off the private jet he chartered… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Birdman vs. Jay Z ... Cash Money Suing Tidal Over Lil Wayne

Birdman vs. Jay Z
Cash Money Suing Tidal Over Lil Wayne

Birdman is going after Jay Z in court, claiming Jay is a failure at music streaming and is illegally using Lil Wayne to save his business. Birdman's company, Cash Money, is suing Tidal for… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Birdman & Young Thug Tied to Bus Shooting Plot

Lil Wayne
Birdman & Young Thug Tied to Bus Shooting Plot

Birdman and Young Thug are connected to a plot to kill Lil Wayne ... which went down the night Wayne's tour bus got shot up in Atlanta ... according to cops. The explosive allegation comes in… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Lil Wayne/Birdman Liquid Club Brawl -- New Video Shows Rapid Vodka Fire

Lil Wayne/Birdman
Liquid Club Brawl New Video Shows Rapid Vodka Fire

We just got more video of Lil Wayne getting drenched onstage Sunday night and everyone says Birdman is the culprit, but it looks like lots of people got soaked during… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Birdman Dumped a Drink on Me! (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Birdman Dumped a Drink on Me!

Lil Wayne and Birdman's war is blowing up in public now -- the Cash Money boss dumped a drink on Wayne's head! The massive diss went down in Miami's Club LIV on… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Happy Mixtape 4th To Me ... Screw You Birdman

Lil Wayne
Happy Mixtape 4th to Me Screw You Birdman

Lil Wayne is declaring his independence from Cash Money with a new mixtape. Weezy dropped the "Free Weezy Album" on Jay Z's Tidal.  As you know, Wayne announced he's an artist co-owner of… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Lil Wayne -- My 15 Minutes of Fame Will Cost Clubs a Fortune

Lil Wayne
My 15 Minutes Of Fame Will Cost Clubs A Fortune

Lil Wayne will perform at your club for $110,000 … for a 15 minute/5 song set. We got a hold of Weezy’s contract and rider for his upcoming club gigs. In addition to the loot,… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Birdman's So Incompetent, We're About to Lose Nicki and Drake

Lil Wayne
Birdman's So Incompetent We're About to Lose Nicki & Drake

Lil Wayne is on the attack, claiming Birdman and company are so incompetent, Nicki Minaj and Drake are about to bail. Lil Wayne filed new docs in his bitter lawsuit trying to oust Birdman from… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago

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