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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 and

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Lil Wayne's Back Taxes -- The Only Lien I Care About is in a Double Cup

Lil Wayne
The Only Lien I Care About Is In a Double Cup

Lil Wayne has not only stomped on the American flag, he's now said F you to Uncle Sam, because we've learned he hasn't paid his taxes -- TO THE TUNE OF MORE THAN 12 MILLION BUCKS!According to a… READ MORE >

CRAZY Grammy Party -- Cops Shut Down Meek Mill, Diddy, a Camel & a Lion

CRAZY Grammy Party
Cops Shut Down Meek Mill, Diddy ... Plus a Camel and a Lion

Cops swarmed the Grammy afterparty thrown by Meek Mill in the Hollywood Hills -- a party so wild it had more than a thousand celebs and actual WILD ANIMALS!!Meek rented out a mansion on Mulholland… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
'Cash Money' DJ Group Sued -- Your Kangaroo Ruined Our House!

'Cash Money' DJ Group Sued
Your Kangaroo Ruined Our House!

What do you get when you mix the most popular DJs in Australia, tons of booze, bad ass parties, a music video and a kangaroo -- one big, fat lawsuit.Cash Money Records artists The Stafford… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
DJ Whoo Kid -- Justin Bieber's On a Mission ... to Be an N-Word

DJ Whoo Kid
Bieber's On a Mission ... To Be an N-word

Justin Bieber will still be spiraling out of control, despite his arrest, because he's trying like hell "to be a n-word" -- at least according to DJ Whoo Kid. Kid -- who once got a fake… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
Toya Wright -- Lil Wayne's Baby Mama ARRESTED in Georgia

Toya Wright
Lil Wayne's Baby Mama ARRESTED

Lil Wayne's baby mama/ex-wife Toya Wright was arrested Tuesday in Georgia ... TMZ has learned. The details surrounding the arrest are sketchy at best -- with one law enforcement official telling… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Birdman Gives Turkeys to Poor People ... Drives Off In $2.5 Million Bugatti

Birdman
Gives Turkeys to Poor People Drives Off In $2.5 Million Bugatti

Birdman knows how to make a poor person feel REALLY POOR -- 'cause the rap mogul gave out free turkeys to families in need Monday ... and then drove off in a $2.5 MILLION luxury car. The Cash… READ MORE >

- 142 days ago
Paris Hilton -- 1ST SONG WITH LIL WAYNE ... 'All She Know Is S**k, F**k'

Paris Hilton
1ST SONG WITH LIL WAYNE 'All She Know Is S**k, F**k'

Paris Hilton just dropped a sample of her new song with Lil Wayne -- in which the two gloat about being hammered -- and ... well, it's actually not completely terrible. The song's called "Good… READ MORE >

- 198 days ago
Mack Maine -- Sex Assault Charges On the Way ... D.A. Says

Mack Maine
Sex Assault Charges On the Way ... D.A. Says

Rapper Mack Maine WILL be charged with sexual battery and assault for allegedly groping a female and then punching her female friend on Lil Wayne's tour bus last week ... officials tell TMZ. … READ MORE >

- 230 days ago
Lil Wayne / 2 Chainz / T.I. -- Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Girl's Jaw

Lil Wayne/2 Chainz/T.I.
Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Girl's Jaw

12:25 PM PT -- A rep for T.I. tells TMZ, the incident did NOT occur on T.I.'s bus ... in fact, the rapper was not even aware of the incident. Which leaves two other possibilities.More drama for… READ MORE >

- 237 days ago
Rap Tour Bus Standoff in OKC -- Cops Suspect Drugs On Board

Rap Tour Bus
Standoff in OKC Cops Suspect Drugs On Board

7:48 AM PT -- Cops have finally obtained a warrant and entered the bus ... and immediately placed several passengers under arrest for "interfering with police process" for locking the cops out of… READ MORE >

- 239 days ago

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