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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 -- I Back My Daughter in Young Thug Beef (VIDEO)

Lil Wayne
I Back My Daughter In Young Thug Beef

Lil Wayne and Young Thug's war is so heated, death threats are already flying -- but Wayne has no problem with his 16-year-old daughter getting in the middle of… READ MORE >

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao -- Gamblers Betting on Bieber ... In Crazy Prop Bets

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
Gamblers Betting on Bieber ... In Crazy Prop Bets

Wanna bet if Justin Bieber will WEAR A HAT during his walkout with Floyd Mayweather??  Well, now you can ... because betting websites are seriously TAKING ACTION on the pop star in some crazy… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Major Beef in the Club Before Tour Bus Shooting

Lil Wayne
Major Beef in Club Before Bus Shooting

The search for suspects in the Lil Wayne tour bus shooting might lead back to the Atlanta nightclub where he performed that night ... and a heated showdown he had with audience members. … READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Tour Bus Shot Up in Atlanta

Lil Wayne
Tour Bus Shot Up in Atlanta

Lil Wayne's tour bus took on gunfire in Atlanta early Sunday morning ... TMZ has learned. Wayne performed at Compound nightclub on Saturday night ... and sources tell us the shooting went down… READ MORE >

- 93 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Sparks Music Deal with Pot Biz ... 'Cause It's 4/20 and Stuff

Lil Wayne
Sparks Music Deal with Pot Biz ... 'Cause It's 4/20 and Stuff

Lil Wayne may be the one stoner today who is actually productive -- he just dropped a new music vid on the holy day of pot, and in a brilliant biz move he did it with the help of a popular "weed… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Sued by Tour Bus Driver ... He Threatened to Kill Me!!!

Lil Wayne
Sued by Tour Bus Driver He Threatened to Kill Me!!!

Lil Wayne is being sued by his bus driver who claims the rapper was trying to kill him. According to the lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- Mark Jones claims he was hired to drive Wayne and crew… READ MORE >

- 104 days ago
Snoop Dogg's Wife -- I'm Raising My Ass-Shaking Game ... And My Daughter's Too

Snoop Dogg's Wife
I'm Raising My Ass-Shaking Game ... And My Daughter's Too

Snoop Dogg 's wife is flashing her own skillz as a potential video vixen ... because Shante Broadus and Snoop's daughter Cori are twerking their asses off with L.A.'s… READ MORE >

- 112 days ago
Lil Wayne & Drake Love Triangle -- I Boned Ya Both ... And I Know Who's Better

Lil Wayne & Drake Love Triangle
I Boned Ya Both ... And I Know Who's Better

// The woman who made Eskimo buddies out of Drake and Lil' Wayne says she knows what's up, and she's ready to say which one's the better banger.  Tammy Torres told our photog, the story… READ MORE >

- 112 days ago
Lil Wayne -- I'm No Crap Skater ... I'm Pretty Damn Good

Lil Wayne
I'm No Crap Skater I'm Pretty Damn Good

He's no Tony Hawk ... but Lil Wayne has come a LONG way as a skateboarder ... hittin' tricks, grinding rails ... and he's got the video to prove it.  Weezy invited pro skater Torey Pudwill… READ MORE >

- 117 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Get Off My Yard! I'm Moving to Get Privacy

Lil Wayne
Get Off My Yard! I'm Moving to Get Privacy

It's no coincidence Lil Wayne put his Miami Beach home on the market less than a month after he was the victim of a series of pranks ... it's actually the sole reason he's selling.  According… READ MORE >

- 117 days ago

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