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Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. At age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo, The B.G.'z, with B.G.. In 1997, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, which also included rappers Juvenile, B.G., and Turk. Hot Boys debuted with "Get It How U Live!" that year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group's major selling album "Guerrilla Warfare", released in 1999. Also in 1999, Lil Wayne released his Platinum debut album "Tha Block Is Hot", selling over one million copies in the U.S..
April 15, 2011
Lil Wayne's security guards are facing police charges after impersonating officers. The rapper was escorted into a Indiana nightclub on Wednesday night (April 13) where his two security guards were dressed in police-style uniforms with gun belts, reports Billboard. Read more
March 18, 2011
Lil Wayne has revealed the release date for his new album. The rapper, who was released from prison last November after serving an eight month sentence for gun possession, will release 'Tha Carter IV’ on May 16 in the US. Read more
March 16, 2011
Nicki Minaj has revealed that she will appear on the new Lil Wayne album. The album, entitled 'Tha Carter IV', is due to be released later this year and will feature a verse from Minaj. Read more
March 15, 2011
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst has revealed that their new album will include a collaboration with Lil' Wayne. The singer said the rapper had recorded vocals on a song called 'Ready To Go'. Read more
March 14, 2011
Jennifer Lopez has teamed up with Lil' Wayne for her next single, 'I'm Into You'. The track is the follow-up to the recently released 'On The Floor'. Both songs are included on her forthcoming album 'Love?'. Read more
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