Lil Wayne Biography

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American Grammy Award-winning rapper. Formerly a member of the rap group the Hot Boys, he joined the Cash Money Records collective as a teenager. Get It How U Live!, released in 1997, was Lil Wayne's first album with Hot Boys, and Tha Block is Hot, his solo debut, came out in 1999.

After gaining fame with two other albums in the early 2000s, Lil Wayne reached higher popularity with 2004's Tha Carter and its two subsequent albums Tha Carter II (2005) and Tha Carter III (2008). He earned various accolades following Tha Carter III, including eight Grammy Awards nominations. He has had two number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 ("Lollipop" with Static Major and being featured on "Down" by Jay Sean). He will release a rock album titled Rebirth in 2009.

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Lil Wayne claims he will release two albums this year and seven more in 2015

Fans were previously only expecting to hear one more album from US rapper

  • Jun 19, 2014

Lil Wayne namechecks Jay Z cognac on new song 'D'usse' – listen

Latest song from Lil Wayne's final album 'Tha Carter V' revealed

  • May 16, 2014

Lil Wayne and Drake team up on 'Believe Me' – listen

First song from Lil Wayne's final album 'Tha Carter V' revealed

  • May 5, 2014

Lil Wayne says next album will be his last – unless he's paid $25m-plus for another

'Tha Carter V' is expected on May 5

  • Mar 13, 2014

Lil Wayne 'owes $12m in taxes' claim reports

Rapper believed to owe over £7 million to IRS

  • Mar 4, 2014

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Lil Wayne Music Videos

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God Bless Amerika

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Love Me

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No Worries

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My Homies Still

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Lil Wayne Reviews

Lil Wayne - ' I Am Not A Human Being II'

Lil Wayne - ' I Am Not A Human Being II'

The once-great Cash Money star is bankrupt of ideas

  • Apr 12, 2013

Album Review: Lil Wayne – ‘Tha Carter IV’

There are things that are unforgivable, like Lil Wayne being boring

  • Sep 6, 2011

Live Review: Lil Wayne

Staples Center, Los Angeles, April 22nd

  • May 4, 2011

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