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

Apr 23, 2014
BallerStatus.comSorry Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy: Sizzurp Ingredient, Promethazine Codeine ...HipHollywood.comGoodbye purple drank! Specialty pharmaceutical company, Actavis has confirmed to HipHollywood that they have stopped production and sales of their…
Apr 21, 2014
MiamiHerald.comLil Wayne parties with Euro at CameoMiamiHerald.comLil Wayne partied like a rap star Friday night at Cameo's “Who's Who” party along with his protégé, Euro. The duo, we're told, took a VIP table overlooking the DJ booth,…
Apr 21, 2014
Dropout UKTyga Gets Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne for 'Senile' VideoRadio.com NewsIf you want to explore how creepy hippies, black lights and bucket hats paired with white face masks are, Tyga has the video for you. The L.A. rapper scores solid guest…
Apr 17, 2014
The Smoking SectionFive Interesting Thoughts On Tyga, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne's “Senile” VideoThe Smoking Section1. If the Young Money album was pressed onto something cotton-y instead of a disc, I'd say I'd be better off wiping my…
Apr 17, 2014
Lil' Wayne Smokes The World's Biggest Joint in Weezy Wednesday 8VibeWhile potheads across the nation fight to have pot legalized for recreational use in their perspective states, Lil' Wayne doesn't care who knows he loves the green leaf.…
Apr 11, 2014
Guardian Liberty VoiceJustin Bieber And Lil Wayne Hit The Studio: See What They're Cooking UpMTV.comOn Friday (April 11), the Biebs posted two pictures on Instagram of him and Lil Wayne together in the studio. "Me and Tunechi in the studio,"…
Apr 10, 2014
BETYoung Fly Red Confirms Lil Wayne Did Not Sign HimBETRed wrote last Thursday (April 3), dropping in a link to one of the stories, which came complete with "quotes" from Lil Wayne and Birdman. "I told yall this was a rumor!! Im not YMCMB,"…
Apr 9, 2014
How Nirvana begat Lil Wayne ... and Demi Lovato?USA TODAYNo surprise that The Vaselines and The Pixies were major influences on Nirvana's music. But The Beatles, Kiss and Public Enemy? In turn, the grunge icons — who will be inducted Thursday into…
Apr 3, 2014
fuse.tvThe Complete Guide to Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V'fuse.tvLil Wayne's friends have not kept it a secret that Tha Carter V is on the way. During a concert in New Orleans in February, Drake told the crowd that Wayne would be dropping…
Apr 1, 2014
HotNewHipHopEminem explains why he almost dissed Kanye West, Drake & Lil Wayne; hear ...MLive.comDETROIT, MI -- Eminem recently gave an interview to Los Angeles radio station Power 106 FM and shed some light on why he nearly dissed a few years back…

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".