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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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Young Money Sued, Because Lil Wayne's a Bad Sport!!!

Young Money Sued
Because Lil Wayne's a Bad Sport!!!

Lil Wayne had a front row seat watching Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao. He also watched the Ravens beat the 49ers in the 2013 Super Bowl. He even watched the finals of the NCAA Women's… READ MORE >

Birdman -- I Had Nothing to Do With Lil Wayne Bus Shooting ... And He Knows It!!!

Birdman
I Had Nothing to Do With Lil Wayne Bus Shooting ... And He Knows It!!!

Birdman doesn't care that the man accused of shooting up Lil Wayne's tour bus is now implicating him, because the man who counts knows he's innocent ... Lil Wayne himself. Our sources say… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Alleged Bus Shooter Goes Full Snitch ... Birdman Should Be Behind Bars!

Lil Wayne Alleged Bus Shooter
Goes Full Snitch ... Birdman Should Be Behind Bars

The man charged with shooting up Lil Wayne's tour bus has blown the whistle on Birdman  ... saying he should be behind bars too. Jimmy Winfrey claims in new court docs he shouldn't… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
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 >

- 36 days ago
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 >

- 40 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 >

- 43 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 >

- 48 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 >

- 48 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 >

- 51 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 >

- 51 days ago

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