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 20, 2015
VibeLil Wayne Takes Not So Subliminal Shots At Young Thug's 'Barter 6′VibeBut this is hip-hop, and Young Thug wasn't going to get off that easily. During a tour stop in Columbus, Ohio Monday (April 20) for his Sorry 4 The Wait 2 tour, Filmed…
Apr 20, 2015
CInewsNowLil Wayne coming to Crusen's in PeoriaCInewsNowFour-time Grammy Winner, Lil Wayne, is set to appear at Crusen's Bar on Farmington Road in Peoria. While it seems like a practical joke, promoters assure it is really happening. "This…
Apr 20, 2015
Lil Wayne comes to Carbondale, ILKFVSOn Monday night, Lil Wayne will be performing at Levels, a Carbondale nightclub that has a capacity of 920 people. So, why this venue? Owner, Greg Knoob said two artists from Lil Wayne's record label performed…
Apr 20, 2015
BETLil Wayne: There Ain't No Such Thing as Carter 6BETAnd Lil Wayne is still not happy about it. Currently, Weezy is on his Sorry 4 the Wait 2 Release Partiez Tour and has made it his mission to address Thug's bold strategy of naming his next…
Apr 20, 2015
TMZ.comLil Wayne -- Sparks Music Deal with Pot Biz ... 'Cause It's 4/20 and StuffTMZ.comLil Wayne may be the one stoner today who is actually productive -- he just dropped a new music vid on the holy day of pot, and in a brilliant biz move he…
Apr 20, 2015
FDRMXTyler, The Creator feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne - 'Smuckers' Single ReviewFDRMXThese days, it is more like Odd Future move more in silence, though louder in social media. If folks weren't paying attention, you would have thought…
Apr 20, 2015
HotNewHipHopYT Triz - Vamonos Feat. Rick Ross & Lil Wayne [New Song]HotNewHipHopThe last we heard from YT Triz was last summer's Tale From Crime Hill mixtape, which featured "How Can I Lose" with Bobby Shmurda. Now, the Orlando rapper…
Apr 20, 2015
SPINLil Wayne Talks Dirty on His Remix of DeJ Loaf's 'Me U & Hennessy'SPINDeJ Loaf hinted at a Lil Wayne remix of her intimate, sexy new song “Me U & Hennessy” when she shared the track's music video last week, but now you…
Apr 19, 2015
The InquisitrLil Wayne, Louis Tomlinson Will Fight For Christina Milian's Affection?The InquisitrHave you heard that Lil Wayne might be competing for Christina Milian's heart with Louis Tomlinson of One Direction? Over the past two months, the…
Apr 16, 2015
NOLA.comYoung Thug's 'Barter 6,' a play on Lil Wayne's 'Carter' series, is available ...NOLA.comLil Wayne is in the midst of a battle with his longtime label Cash Money Records, prompted by its refusal to release the latest "Carter"…

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".