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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 163 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 >

- 166 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 >

- 169 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 >

- 177 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 >

- 179 days ago
Jason Aldean -- Yep, That's Me in Blackface ... for Lil Wayne Costume (PHOTO)

Jason Aldean
Yep, That's Me in Blackface ... For Lil Wayne Costume

Jason Aldean is copping to going out in blackface and dreadlocks for Halloween. The country star's rep confirms Aldean dressed up as Lil Wayne for his costume, and paraded around with a group of… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Hit Again With Court Judgment ... Stop the Bleeding!!!

Lil Wayne
Hit Again with Court Judgment Stop the Bleeding!!!

Lil Wanye is getting pummeled by court judgments ... the latest by a pyrotechnics company that wants a pound of the rapper's flesh. It seems Wayne got a bunch of fireworks from Pyrotek Special… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago
Lil Wayne -- Wherefore Art ... My Damn Art?? (TMZ TV)

Lil Wayne
Wherefore Art ... My Damn Art?? [TMZ TV]

Cops stormed Lil Wayne’s Miami Beach mansion, and seized a costly chunk of his art collection -- and if he wants to see his precious paintings again, he'll have to cough up some serious… READ MORE >

- 184 days ago
Lil Wayne -- $30 Million In Art Up For Grabs In Police Raid

Lil Wayne
$30 Million In Art Up For Grabs In Police Raid

Lil Wayne has some bare walls, courtesy of the cops, who just seized some of the rappers extremely expensive pieces of art. As TMZ reported, Miami-Dade County Sheriff's deputies raided Wayne's… READ MORE >

- 185 days ago

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