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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, Birdman -- We Want to Settle Our Lawsuit and Our Beef

Lil Wayne, Birdman
We Want to Settle Our Lawsuit ... And Our Beef

Lil Wayne and Birdman didn't just party together on New Year's Eve ... they are trying to reconcile after a nasty fight that has turned into a legal war. We've learned Mack Maine arranged for a… READ MORE >

Birdman and Lil Wayne -- Together at Drake's New Year's Eve Party

Birdman, Lil Wayne
Together at Drake's New Year's Eve Party

A shocking end to 2015 ... Birdman and Lil Wayne partied together at Drake's New Year's Eve bash! The crew raged in Miami at E11even nightclub.  It's hugely significant ... Lil Wayne has been… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Sued for 'Birdman-Like' Bad Conduct

Lil Wayne
Sued for 'Birdman-Like' Bad Conduct

Lil Wayne is being sued by his own lawyers who claim the rapper did to them what Birdman did to him ... screw him out of a fortune. Pretty ironic if true ... Wayne hired a law firm to fight… READ MORE >

- 159 days ago
Lil Wayne & Andre Berto -- Spreadin' Holiday Cheer In Haiti

Lil Wayne & Andre Berto
Spreadin' Holiday Cheer In Haiti

Lil Wayne and Andre Berto brought some good holiday vibes to a school in Haiti ... giving out tons of toys and Trukfit gear. Berto, a Haitian-American boxing superstar dropped his gloves for a… READ MORE >

- 159 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Gnarly Surgery Scar Result of Too Many Skateboard Falls (PHOTO)

Lil Wayne
Gnarly Surgery Scar Result of Too Many Skateboard Falls

Lil Wayne fell off his skateboard a few too many times ... and that's what led to the gruesome elbow scar he's now showing off with pride.  According to our sources, Weezy had the surgery… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Lil Wayne Sued -- Where Are My Panties? T-Shirt Model is Pissed

Lil Wayne Sued
Where Are My Panties? T-Shirt Model is Pissed

That hot woman on Lil Wayne's Trukfit clothing gear is accusing the rapper of snatching her image ... because she NEVER agreed to work with his company, and thinks he represents "misogyny."… READ MORE >

- 184 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Private Skate Park Used as Collateral in Private Jet Dispute

Lil Wayne
Private Skate Park Used as Collateral ... In Private Jet Dispute

Lil Wayne is putting one of his most prized possessions on the line in order to pay back a $2 million judgment ... his private skate park. Wayne took out a $1.5 million loan to help pay back the… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Bus Shooter Gets 20 Years

Lil Wayne
Bus Shooter Gets 20 Years

The guy who shot up Lil Wayne's tour bus just got nailed by a judge ... and sentenced to 20 years. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey pled guilty to 6 of the 27 counts in connection with the tour bus ambush… READ MORE >

- 190 days ago
Christina Milian -- Curious Reaction to Lil Wayne 'Blackface' Costume (VIDEO)

Christina Milian
Odd Reaction to Lil Wayne 'Blackface' Costume

Leave it to Lil Wayne's ex, Christina Milian ... she's the first person we've seen find a silver lining to Jason Aldean doing blackface to dress up like Weezy -- or so it seems. Christina was… READ MORE >

- 198 days ago
Jas Prince -- Peace Talks Off with Birdman in Drake Royalties War

Jas Prince
Peace Talks Off with Birdman ... In Drake Royalties War

Birdman is temporarily off the hook in the legal fight for Drake's royalties -- but only because Jas Prince is gearing up to move his battle with the Cash Money honcho to a new arena. Drake's pal,… READ MORE >

- 199 days ago

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