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

Aug 22, 2014
Boston GlobeLil Wayne renews his claim to greatnessBoston GlobeWhen Lil Wayne used to claim that he was the best rapper alive, it didn't really matter whether or not he meant it. It wasn't like the title came with a championship belt. It wasn't…
Aug 22, 2014
Rap-Up.comLil Wayne's Daughter Reginae Carter Visits '106 & Park'Rap-Up.comAfter grabbing the mic at the BET Awards, the spunky 15-year-old daughter of Lil Wayne and Toya Wright stopped by BET's “106 & Park” on Thursday to…
Aug 22, 2014
Drake And Lil Wayne Show Support For Meek Mill During Philly Tour StopMTV.comIn April, Drake called Meek Mill's “Dreams & Nightmares,” the intro track on the Philadelphia native's debut album, “one of the best rap moments of our generation.”…
Aug 22, 2014
Music TimesLil' Wayne May Have Signed 13-Year-Old Mo'Ne Davis To YMCMB SportsMusic TimesMo'Ne Davis' impressive skills are drawing attention from every direction. And apparently she has caught the eye of Lil' Wayne and Cash Money…
Aug 21, 2014
VibeReview: 21 Thoughts On Drake Vs. Lil Wayne Tour Stop In New YorkVibeAfter a crowd vote on who should open the show via an app made for this tour, a shirtless Lil' Wayne kicks off the main event, running through a quick medley of hits like “John”…
Aug 20, 2014
Drake and Lil Wayne Battle at Forest Hills Stadium, NYC 8.19.2014 [Zumic Review]ZumicDrake vs Lil Wayne. Lil Wayne vs Drake. Last night at Forest Hills Stadium, New Yorkers got to see the ultimate new-school rap battle between the two highest profile…
Aug 20, 2014
Spotted: Rihanna Attends 'Drake Vs. Lil Wayne' Show In QueensVibeThose in attendance for the "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" show in Queens, New York, Tuesday night (Aug. 19) got the chance to ogle at Rihanna. The super bad gal took a breather…
Aug 18, 2014
Fall arts 2014: Drake vs Lil Wayne, Lorde top pop music offeringsSan Jose Mercury NewsLil Wayne: It's a clash of the titans, featuring two of hip-hop's most popular artists. Who will come out on top? That's hard to say, given that they are…
Aug 18, 2014
Urban IslandzNivea Calls Out Lil Wayne, Christina Milian Pregnancy On InstagramUrban IslandzNivea and Lil Wayne were engaged back in 2002 before they split. They also have a son together. But that is just the beginning of the saga. Nivea and The-Dream…
Aug 18, 2014
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLil Wayne and Drake enthrall crowd at First Niagara PavilionPittsburgh Post-GazetteAs if they needed any excuse to get up on stage together, Drake and Lil Wayne duked it out at the First Niagara Pavilion Sunday night. The Drake…

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".