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

Mar 4, 2015
The InquisitrLil Wayne #FWA 'Free Weezy Album': March Release Date Tension BuildsThe InquisitrBeen waiting on Lil Wayne's new 2015 album for too long? Seen the #FWA hashtag, and do not know if you should start feeling excited? After all,…
Mar 2, 2015
Eurweb.comLook! Lil Wayne Shows Off His Son with Lauren LondonEurweb.com*You probably knew actress Lauren London was one of Lil Wayne's baby mamas, but never saw a pic of their child. For some time now London was very protective about her child,…
Mar 2, 2015
MstarzLil Wayne's Ex, Karrine Steffans Says 'I Suck D**k,' Christina Milian's Man ...MstarzLil Wayne's alleged ex-flame, Karrine "Superhead" Steffans defends her promiscuous ways and says that she is only seeing one man…
Mar 2, 2015
MstarzLil Wayne Dead? Violent Gunshots At TI & Jeezy Nightclub Party Sparks ...MstarzThe YMCMB rapper was spotted partying with fellow hip-hop superstar T.I. in Charlotte, North Carolina over the CIAA basketball tournament weekend (photos via hiphopwired.com).…
Feb 28, 2015
Lil Wayne and TI Host CIAA Weekend Party In Charlotte [Photos]Hip-Hop WiredOnce again, Charlotte is ground zero for for CIAA Weekend—Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association—a basketball tournament comprised of HBCUs. It makes for a good reason…
Feb 28, 2015
TMZ.comLil Wayne -- Cops Search for Suspicious LurkerTMZ.com0228-SUB-lil-wayne-twitter-01 A fleet of cops cars raced to Lil Wayne's Miami Beach home early Saturday morning ... after police got a call reporting someone lurking in the neighborhood…
Feb 28, 2015
The BoomBoxFind Out Which Songs Topped the Charts When Beyonce, Rihanna, Lil Wayne ...The BoomBoxEver wonder what song was at the top of the Billboard Singles chart on the day you were born? Is it a song in your playlist today? Or is it a track that…
Feb 25, 2015
STLtoday.comLil Wayne headlining 'Sorry For the Wait 2' event in St. LouisSTLtoday.com"Sorry For the Wait 2 Live" starring Lil Wayne takes place March 14 at the Complex (formerly Coliseum Music Lounge, 2619 Washington Ave.) Event time…
Feb 8, 2015
CBS LocalMannie Fresh: Lil Wayne May Be Craving More Than Cash MoneyCBS LocalWEST HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Veteran producer Mannie Fresh says Lil Wayne may have outgrown his record label. The rapper filed a lawsuit against Cash Money Records in New York last…
Feb 6, 2015
TMZ.comCash Money Records -- Birdman's Tryin' to Lil Wayne Me Too! Turk Drops New ...TMZ.comIt's open season on Cash Money Records -- rapper Turk of The Hot Boy$ is joining his homie Lil Wayne ... filing a lawsuit against Birdman's label…

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".