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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.

LATEST STORIES
  
Lil Wayne Beats Birdman's Cash Money Party With LeBron's Help (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
Dwarfs Birdman's Cash Money Party With LeBron's Assist!!!

Lil Wayne can't lose when he's got LeBron James on his team -- even when he's squaring off with Birdman. Wayne got a bunch of Cash Money artists --technically Birdman's artists -- to flock… READ MORE >

Lil Wayne & Birdman Hit NOLA to Celebrate Cash Money Anniversary

Lil Wayne & Birdman
Toasting Cash Money in NOLA ... Separately, Of Course

Lil Wayne and Birdman will both be in New Orleans, just minutes away from each other as they both toast Cash Money Records -- but there's almost ZERO chance they'll cross paths.… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Nicki Minaj and Drake Call Truce (PHOTOS)

Nicki Minaj and Drake
Call Truce Now That Meek's Gone

Nicki Minaj and Drake have ended the cold war that lasted more than 2 years. Nicki posted a photo of herself and Drake Wednesday morning ... with no caption, but we know what went down before they… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Lil Wayne's Camp Assured by Shkreli ... No More 'Carter V' Leaks

Lil Wayne's Camp
Shkreli Promises No More 'Carter V' Leaks

Lil Wayne can breathe a little easier now that his camp's been assured there won't be anymore 'Carter V' leaks ... at least not from Martin Shkreli. We're told Weezy's camp hunted down… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Lil Wayne Calls Birdman's Bluff, He's Gotta Pay Before 'Carter V' Plays

Lil Wayne to Birdman
You Gotta Pay Me Before 'Carter V' Plays

Birdman was "full of s***" when he declared Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" was coming out soon, and that's according to Lil Wayne himself. Our Weezy sources tell us the rapper thinks Birdman… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Birdman Says Lil Wayne's 'Carter V' Is Coming Out (AUDIO)

Birdman
Lil Wayne's 'Carter V' Is Coming Out ... FINALLY!

Birdman is doing a complete 180 over Lil Wayne's long-awaited 'Carter V' album ... because he's now vowing it WILL see the light of day. Baby went on Travis Scott's Beats 1 radio show this week… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Promoter Sues Talent Agency for Losing Out On Lil Wayne, Chris Brown

Lil Wayne & Chris Brown
Fake Concert with Weezy & Breezy

Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and other big names were booked to perform at several concerts ... that is, if you believe the promoter, but a new lawsuit claims it was all a scam. Roberto Warnert just… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
Martin Shkreli Leaks Lil Wayne's 'Carter V', Wayne Launches Investigation (VIDEO)

Martin Shkreli
Leaks Lil Wayne's 'Carter V' Track ... Wayne Launches Investigation

Lil Wayne's infamously NOT released "Tha Carter V" has finally been released -- at least partially -- by who else, but Martin Shkreli ... and we've learned Wayne's pissed. Shkreli pulled a sort… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Birdman Planning Huge Cash Money Tour Without Lil Wayne

Birdman
My Tour's Gonna Crush Diddy's ... With Or Without Lil Wayne!!

Birdman's got huge plans for a Cash Money tour that will put Diddy's Bad Boy Reunion tour to shame ... and he thinks he doesn't even need Lil Wayne to make it happen. Sources close to Birdman tell… READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
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 >

- 90 days ago

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