Lil Wayne

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BIO

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana), better known as Lil Wayne, is an American 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 being nominated for eight Grammy Awards. His first rock album, Rebirth, was released in 2009.

News

Oct 22, 2014
Music and LyricsTyga Covers VIBE, Calls Drake “Fake” & Says “I Don't Really Get Along With Nicki”Music and LyricsThe split between Young Money and Tyga continues to grow. After expressing his frustration with the label earlier in the…
Oct 21, 2014
BallerStatus.comLil Wayne's “Tha Carter V” Drops Oct. 28BallerStatus.comHis Young Money label tweeted out a reminder on Monday (Oct. 20), that the album drops October 28th, writing: "The legend continues." Further details about the…
Oct 21, 2014
Music TimesWhy Is Monica Lewinsky Thanking Beyonce, Eminem, Nicki Minaj And Lil Wayne?MTV.comLewinsky said during the opening of her speech on cyberbulling at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Monday. “Or maybe even, what is she doing in all of those rap…
Oct 21, 2014
MstarzLil Wayne & Nicki Minaj Single? Christina Milian & Safaree Samuels 'Dumped ...MstarzLil Wayne and Nicki Minaj were never romantically involved, although several YMCMB fans think they'd make a cute couple... Should the two rappers…
Oct 21, 2014
HotNewHipHopLil Wayne Hosting A "Tha Carter V" Pre-Release Party In New OrleansHotNewHipHopWhile the promo tour for Tha Carter V has been a bit light as of late, it appears that Weezy F and YMCMB are indeed intending to drop the album next…
Oct 20, 2014
XXLMAG.COMLil Wayne's Manager Cortez Bryant Is One Of Hip-Hop's Most Important FiguresXXLMAG.COMThe line of cars to enter the Drake VS Lil Wayne concert stretches for miles. It's Labor Day weekend in Atlanta and the entire city is seemingly…
Oct 20, 2014
People MagazineKylie Jenner Tyga: Lil Wayne, Chris Brown's Pal Goes to France with Kim ...Fashion TimesKylie Jenner and her rumored boyfriend, Tyga have headed off to France together, according to a new report. Kim Kardashian's extensions-loving…
Oct 20, 2014
Mstarz'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta's' Erica Dixon Parties with Lil' Wayne as Christina ...Music TimesIf you're a fan of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, then you're already familiar with Erica Dixon, Scrappy's baby mama. Dixon comes…
Oct 17, 2014
BillboardCortez Bryant Shifts From Managing Lil Wayne to Learning Lessons From ...Billboard“During the Drake Vs. Lil Wayne Tour, we implemented a digital app component where fans actually got the chance to interact with the tour. I can't take all…
Oct 17, 2014
BETLil Wayne Confirms Relationship With Christina Milian?BETLil Wayne sounds like he's smitten with Christina Milian — provided that she's subject of his guest spot on Young Thug's “Take Kare” track. Wayne spits a verse in defense of…

Fun Facts

In an interview with Blender magazine, Lil Wayne revealed one of his favorite bands from childhood to be rock group Nirvana, and cites them as a major influence in his music.
He wrote his first rap song at age eight.
Fun quote from Lil' Wayne: "I could do an entire album in a week, but Tha Carter II took me a little longer, a month. I wanted to make sure everything was right".