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 24, 2014
Radio.com NewsTI Gets Jeezy, Lil Wayne for 'About the Money' Remix: ListenRadio.com NewsT.I. and Young Thug, the performers on the original song, are joined by none other than Lil Wayne and Jeezy, forming an all-star conglomeration of Southern…
Oct 24, 2014
Fashion & StyleWhy Did Monica Lewinsky Thank Eminem, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj And Lil Wayne?Fashion & Style... who the hell is she, this Monica? And what is she doing here? Or maybe even, what is she doing in all of those rap lyrics? Thank you Beyoncé…
Oct 24, 2014
HipHopDXStray Shots: 5 Things We Want From Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V"HipHopDXOnce upon a time in a universe far, far away, HipHopDX used to host blogs. Through Meka, Brillyance, Aliya Ewing and others, readers got unfiltered opinions on…
Oct 24, 2014
Global GrindTyga, Drake Beef: Lil Wayne Threatened Drake Over YMCMB Contract, Is Tyga ...MstarzBasically Drake was about to sign with another label and Lil Wayne was heated!!! He called Drake and threaten to kill him on Blood (Gang) if he even thought…
Oct 24, 2014
AllHipHopToya Wright Calls Lil Wayne's Relationship With Christina Milian A “Hot Mess”AllHipHop(AllHipHop News) Toya Wright is not feeling her ex-husband Lil Wayne's alleged new relationship with Christina Milian. The issue is that Milian…
Oct 23, 2014
The InquisitrJay Z, Beyonce, And Lil' Wayne Are All 'Music That Makes You Dumb'The InquisitrJay Z, Beyoncé, and Lil' Wayne may all be extremely popular, but according to California Institute of Technology student Virgil Griffith, he's…
Oct 23, 2014
S2Smagazine.com[Watch] Toya Wright Says Lil Wayne's Relationship With Christina Milian Is A ...Madame NoireWe already know how Nivea feels about Lil Wayne dating her ex-husband's ex-wife, Christina Milian. Now, Wayne's ex-wife, Toya Wright,…
Oct 23, 2014
The InquisitrLil Wayne Host Tha Carter V Pre-Launch PartyThe InquisitrAccording to Hot New Hiphop, Lil Wayne will be hosting a party this Sunday at the Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar in New Orleans, Louisiana, to commemorate the occasion. Tickets to 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
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…

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".