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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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Manchester United Star -- Lil Wayne Is Good for Soccer

Manchester United Star
Lil Wayne Is Good for Soccer

Lil Wayne's decision to get into business with Cristiano Ronaldo "can't be a bad thing" ... so says Manchester United star Ashley Young. Young was out in D.C. with the rest of his Man U… READ MORE >

Young Money -- Yes, We're In Business with Cristiano Ronaldo!

Young Money
Yes, We're In Business w/ Ronaldo

Young Money Entertainment is definitely in business with Cristiano Ronaldo ... this according to a rep for Lil Wayne's company ... who tells TMZ Sports they already have a project together set for… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
Lil Wayne -- Dodges Baby Mama Drama At 'Lucy' Movie Premiere

Lil Wayne
Dodges Baby Mama Drama At Atlanta Movie Premiere

Lil Wayne's ears must have been burning last night -- 3 of the 4 mothers of his children all showed up in the same place ... and surprisingly ... there was ZERO drama. Nivea, Toya Wright and… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Lil Wayne & Ronaldo ... 'It Might Be a Great Partnership' ... Says Common

Lil Wayne & Ronaldo
'Might Be a Great Partnership' ... Says Common

Lil Wayne's sports management company has the potential to be HUGE -- and going after Cristiano Ronaldo to be client #1 could make for a "great partnership" ... so says rap superstar… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo -- TEAMING UP WITH LIL WAYNE ... Rapper Starting Sports Management Biz

Cristiano Ronaldo
TEAMING UP WITH LIL WAYNE Rapper Starting Sports Management Biz

Cristiano Ronaldo is about to become a YOUNG MONEY CASH MONEY BILLIONAIRE ... because sources tell TMZ Sports Lil Wayne is starting his own sports management company and Ronaldo will be client… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Christina Milian -- I'm NOT Banging Lil Wayne

Christina Milian
I'm NOT Banging Lil Wayne

Christina Milian made one thing clear Saturday in Glendale ... she's NOT doing the horizontal cabbage patch with Lil Wayne.The 32-year old singer sauntered into Chris Brown's celebrity kickball… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Lil Wayne & Christina Milian -- Not Dating, Just Business ... Cause That Would Be WEIRD

Lil Wayne & Christina Milian
Not Dating, Just Business Cause That Would Be SUPER WEIRD

Lil Wayne and Christina Milian are NOT dating ... despite the hot hands at the ESPYs ... it's all part of Wayne's clever ploy to make $$$.Milian recently signed with Young Money Entertainment and… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Lil Wayne Could Lose Big Part of Young Money

Lil Wayne SUED
Could Lose Big Part of Young Money

Lil Wayne's label could lose the firehose that promotes stars like Drake and Nicki Minaj among many others ... according to a new lawsuit.Turns out before there was Young Money there was something… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Squashes Beef with Justin Bieber's Manager

Lil Wayne
Squashes Beef with Justin Bieber's Manager

Justin Bieber's manager can sleep with both eyes closed -- Lil Wayne is backing off the death threat he hurled at Scooter Braun after learning his homie Lil Twist may have blew some… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Lil Wayne and Young Money -- We Still Ride With Justin Bieber

Lil Wayne & Young Money
We Still Ride With Justin Bieber

Lil Wayne, Birdman and the rest of the Young Money Entertainment crew are not abandoning Justin Bieber in the wake of the latest racist video to surface ... telling TMZ that Bieber is still… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago

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