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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 -- No Show For Big Concert ... Conflicting Stories

Lil Wayne
No Show For Big Concert ... Conflicting Stories

Lil Wayne will not be appearing Saturday night at what looks like an epic concert and we're getting different reasons for the cancellation. Wayne was supposed to headline SummerFall in Curacao,… READ MORE >

Birdman -- Furious at Lil Wayne ... No Respek Means No Deal!

Birdman
Furious at Lil Wayne ... No Respek Means No Deal!

Birdman's legal war with Lil Wayne is back to square one, because Weezy continues to drop major disrespect on his ex-mentor's name. Sources close to the situation tell us ... lawyers for the 2… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Birdman Who? Jay Z's the Real Homie Now (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Birdman Who? Jay Z's the Real Homie Now!

Lil Wayne and Birdman's $51 million legal war is nowhere closer to settling -- and Wayne made that clear with just a few choice words during his show in L.A. Weezy was doing "I'm Me" during a… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
T.I. to Lil Wayne -- You Need to Be a Leader ... Stop 'Cooning' Over Black Lives Matter! (VIDEO)

T.I. to Lil Wayne
You Need to Be a Leader ... Stop 'Cooning' Over Black Lives Matter!

T.I. is absolutely destroying Lil Wayne for his rant against Black Lives Matter ... saying he pulled some "Uncle Tom s***" when he blew off the movement on "Nightline." T.I. begged his… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Loses Bling On 'College GameDay'

Lil Wayne
Loses Bling On 'College GameDay'

Lil Wayne fell victim to the quick hands of Lee Corso Saturday ... and it almost cost him some serious bling. Weezy was a guest on ESPN's College GameDay and had a prime seat right beside Corso.… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Furiously Tried to Block 'Nightline' After Anti-BLM Rant

Lil Wayne
Furiously Tried to Block 'Nightline' After Anti-BLM Rant

Lil Wayne was so furious about his "Nightline" interview we're told his camp repeatedly demanded ABC News pull the plug. Sources connected to Wayne tell TMZ ... the rapper's camp sent… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Sorry for BLM Rant ... Daughter Questions Pissed Me Off (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Sorry for BLM Rant ... Daughter Questions Pissed Me Off

Lil Wayne's blaming his anti-black lives matter rant on Nightline's questions about his daughter -- and he's apologizing for the remarks. Wayne tells TMZ ... "When the reporter began asking me… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Black Lives Matter Don't Matter to Me (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Black Lives Matter Don't Matter to Me

12:20 PM PST-- Wayne seemingly just addressed the interview on Twitter, saying, "Is intelligence always misunderstood?"Lil Wayne couldn't care less about the Black Lives Matter movement --… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Young Money Loses! David Banner's Getting Paid

Lil Wayne
Young Money Loses! David Banner's Getting Paid

Lil Wayne's record label is getting called out for stiffing rapper David Banner, and now has to hand him more than $160k. Banner won a default judgment in his lawsuit against Young Money Records… READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Bust Out The Receipts, Birdman ... It's Accounting Time!

Lil Wayne
Bust Out the Receipts, Birdman ... It's Accounting Time!

Lil Wayne just caught a major break in his legal war with Birdman ... a judge is forcing Baby to open his books to account for millions Weezy says he never saw. Wayne had previously asked to see… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago

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