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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.

Birth Date :

September 27, 1982

Birth Place :

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Spouse :

Antonia "Toya" Johnson (14-Feb-04 - 2006)

Claim to fame :

Album "Tha Block Is Hot" (1999)


The newest addition to the many "Lil's" in the hip hop music industry, Lil Wayne, is a force to be reckoned with. His debut album, "Tha Block is Hot" (1999), went double platinum upon its release and even his lowest selling album is still certified as gold upon the album release by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Despite his success in the music industry, Lil Wayne's childhood experiences, like many other rap and hip hop singers, were far from perfect.

Born as Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacinda Carter, who was then 19 years old, Lil Wayne was forced to bid goodbye to his father who abandoned him and his mother right after he was born. During that time, he and his mother were forced to survive by themselves in the criminal-infested community at Hollygrove division of New Orleans.

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Lil Wayne Finally Releases 'Free Weezy Album'

July 04, 2015 06:43:52 GMT

The wait is finally over. After being delayed several times, 's "" finally arrived on Independence Day as promised. The rapper made the project available exclusively through Tidal, which he now co-owns.

Lil Wayne Teams Up With Charlie Puth on New Track 'Nothing But Trouble'

June 30, 2015 03:51:14 GMT

Before dropping his "" later this week, treated fans to a new song from the soundtrack of the documentary "808". The rapper debuted on Monday, June 29 the tune called "Nothing But Trouble" that features guest appearance from .

Lil Wayne Skips Minneapolis Show After Entourage Refuses Security Check

June 24, 2015 08:18:59 GMT

's Minneapolis show got canceled because some of his crew members didn't want to be searched. The rapper, who was supposed to play the gig taking place at a club called The Venue over the weekend, "elected not to perform after members of his entourage refused to take part in the Venue's standard safety procedures," according to a statement posted on the club's Facebook page.

Lil Wayne: Drake and Nicki Minaj May Leave Cash Money due to Birdman's Incompetence

June 23, 2015 02:53:23 GMT

The war between and isn't going to end anytime soon. After suing his former mentor and blasting him in numerous occasions over the delay of his "", Tunechi has filed new court documents saying that the Cash Money boss is not competent enough to manage his company's artists like and .

Lil Wayne Sets Release Date of 'Free Weezy Album'

June 19, 2015 08:37:41 GMT

Amid his feud with Cash Money and its boss , has set a release date for "". During a concert at a club in Anaheim, California on Wednesday night, June 17, the rapper announced that the LP would arrive on Independence Day.

Meek Mill and Ne-Yo Lined Up to Perform at BET Awards

June 17, 2015 06:49:29 GMT

and are the latest additions to the line-up of performers for the 2015 BET Awards. Joining , and , the two are set to hit the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles later this month.

Lil Wayne Denies Reports of Roc Nation Deal

June 14, 2015 20:06:20 GMT

has debunked the reports that he's signed on to 's label, Roc Nation. Such rumor emerged after the rapper announced to the crowd at the KMEL Summer Jam in Oakland, California, "I just signed a deal with my mother**king idol Jay Z."

Lil Wayne Is Now Co-Owner of Tidal, Shares New Song 'Glory'

June 05, 2015 08:40:02 GMT

is now officially a part of Tidal. The rapper is joining , , , and more as a co-owner, and to celebrate it, he has dropped a new song called "Glory" exclusively on the music streaming service.

Suspect in Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting Surrenders to Police

June 02, 2015 21:57:45 GMT

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, a man accused of shooting at 's tour bus earlier this year, has turned himself in to authorities. According to police report, he surrendered Tuesday afternoon, June 2. He is currently being held without bond.

Lil Wayne Starts Quarrel With Referee at Anti-Violence Charity Game

June 02, 2015 08:44:10 GMT

was out of control at the Stop the Violence charity basketball game on Sunday night, May 31. The "Love Me" hitmaker even started a quarrel with one of referees, which was an irony considering the message of the event.

Arrest Warrant Issued in Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting, Suspect Tied to Rival Rapper

May 29, 2015 19:41:44 GMT

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey is allegedly a suspect in the shooting of tour bus carrying and his entourage in Atlanta last month. Arrest warrant is issued by police for the guy who is reportedly a gang member with close ties to Weezy's rival .

DJ Khaled Debuts 'How Many Times' Video Ft. Lil Wayne After Leaving Cash Money

May 12, 2015 04:21:58 GMT

Shortly after debuting his first new song in a long time called "How Many Times", dropped its music video for fans' viewing pleasure. Hitting the web on Monday, May 11, the clip opens with the rapper/producer meeting his girlfriend and asking her, "Who you love? Who your friends love?"

Young Thug's Feud With Lil Wayne Continues After Calling a Truce With The Game

May 09, 2015 04:39:23 GMT

Soon after calling a truce with , posted a video, expressing his apology on his Instagram account. Though the video sounds nice at the beginning, it apparently suggested that the rapper kept the grudge against alive.

Christina Milian Confirms Romance With Lil Wayne, Claims 'He's Very Special'

May 08, 2015 05:58:09 GMT

Nearly a year after she was first romantically linked to , finally confirmed their long-rumored relationship. "He's very special to me, yeah," she told ETonline on Monday, May 4 while promoting her new music video of "Rebel", which was said to be inspired by their love.

Young Thug Gets Booed by Lil Wayne's Fans During Louisiana Show

April 28, 2015 03:55:05 GMT

Performing for the crowd in 's hometown of Louisiana is probably one of the biggest mistakes has ever made. Thugger, who's been engaged in some sort of feud with the Young Money leader over the title of his new mixtape, got cold reception when he took the stage at Southern University in Baton Rouge over the weekend.

'Multiple Gunshots' Fired at Lil Wayne's Tour Bus in Atlanta

April 27, 2015 03:23:17 GMT

's tour bus was shot on early Sunday, April 26 while in Atlanta. The gunshots happened while the rapper and some fellow Young Money artists like Hood and were reportedly on board, but no one was injured in the accident.

Lil Wayne Premieres 'HollyWeezy' Music Video

April 21, 2015 06:42:15 GMT

celebrated 4/20 by dropping the official music video for "HollyWeezy" off his "" mixtape. Directed by Eif Rivera, the clip was first released on the pot-finding app WeedMaps before being made available on YouTube.

Lil Wayne to Young Thug: 'Ain't No Motherf**kin' Such Thing as 'Carter 6' '

April 21, 2015 04:03:05 GMT

It looks like still has no plan to end his feud with even after the latter finally decided to no longer name his new project "Carter 6". Tunechi once again unleashed his frustration over Thugger during a concert, this time when his "Release Partiez" tour recently hit Columbus, Ohio.

Tour Bus Driver Sues Lil Wayne Over Emotional Distress Claim

April 16, 2015 07:42:25 GMT

added another new case to his list of legal issues. His former tour bus driver, Mark Jones, is suing the rapper over allegation of death threat and false imprisonment. The lawsuit further claimed that the rapper attacked the driver and caused emotional distress in 2014.

Lil Wayne Disses Cash Money in Remix to Future's 'F**k Up Some Commas'

April 14, 2015 03:57:09 GMT

seemingly doesn't plan on ending his feud with Cash Money anytime soon. After dissing the record label and its boss in numerous occasions in the past few months, the rapper takes another jab at them on his remix to 's "F**k Up Some Commas".

Video: Lil Wayne Disses Young Thug for Naming Album 'Carter 6'

April 11, 2015 03:58:11 GMT

has personally responded to naming his upcoming album "Carter 6". Tunechi, whose own "" is still indefinitely delayed by Cash Money, admitted to getting annoyed by the 22-year-old MC's decision during his live show on Thursday night, April 9.

Lil Wayne Drops Lawsuit Against Cash Money to Re-File It in New Orleans

April 08, 2015 06:50:18 GMT

Earlier on Thursday, April 7, reports emerged claiming that had dropped his $51 million lawsuit against Cash Money. The reports were shot down later in the day by the rapper's lawyer Ron Sweeney who made it clear that his client still planned to sue the record label.

Lil Wayne Disses Cash Money Again During Live Gig

April 04, 2015 01:53:13 GMT

makes sure everyone knows his war with Cash Money isn't over yet. The rapper, who has been feuding with the record label and its boss over the latest delay of his "" album, decided to take a shot at the company again during a live gig at Club Aqua in Jacksonville, Fla on Thursday night, April 2.

Lil Wayne's 'Free Weezy Album' Now Set for April

March 31, 2015 08:31:12 GMT

While his war with Cash Money and has yet come to an end, is reportedly releasing his "The Free Weezy Album" soon anyway. According to Red Bull, the rapper's new project that's originally planned for February would finally arrive in April.

Lil Wayne and Christina Milian Spotted Holding Hands on the Set of 'Grandpa'

March 26, 2015 08:52:04 GMT

and were spotted walking hand-in-hand without any sign of hesitation on the set of her upcoming comedy show "Grandpa" on Wednesday, March 25. A photo obtained by Mail Online showed Christina smiling widely as Lil held her hand tightly.

Lil Wayne Lashes Out at Fan Who Throws a Beer at Him During His Concert

March 23, 2015 07:49:51 GMT

No one is messing with . Days after hitting his DJ with a mic for playing the wrong song at concert, the rapper got super angry at a fan who threw a beer at him before he performed at Fort Lauderdale's Revolution Live on Saturday night, March 21. He then decided to call out the fan before starting his set.

Lil Wayne Says Drake Had Sex With His Girlfriend in New Book Proposal

March 21, 2015 04:07:33 GMT

claims in his new book proposal that slept with his girlfriend. In a portion of his book proposal obtained by TMZ, Lil says the incident happened when he was serving his 8-month jail sentence in 2010.

Lil Wayne Raps Inside a Cage in Music Video for 'CoCo' Remix

March 19, 2015 07:34:47 GMT

has given his remix to ' hit single "CoCo" a music video treatment. Debuted on Wednesday, March 18, the clip directed by Eif Rivera finds him rapping his verse while being locked up in a cage, a symbolism of his current situation with Cash Money and its boss .

Lil Wayne's Daughter Reginae Blasts Young Thug for Naming New Album 'Carter 6'

March 19, 2015 04:55:23 GMT

While "" is still delayed by Cash Money, fans may soon get "Carter 6". The latter, however, isn't the title of another album. That's what fellow rapper has named his own upcoming project.

Lil Wayne Disses Birdman in New Young Money Cypher

March 16, 2015 08:33:30 GMT

's feud with continues. The rapper apparently has no intention to end the highly-publicized beef as he's still taking shots at the Cash Money Records CEO whom he once considered as his father, most recently in a new Young Money cypher.

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