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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.

Latest News

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 "" 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.

Lil Wayne Throws Mic at DJ and Storms Off Stage in Concert

March 13, 2015 19:26:31 GMT

lost his cool at a recent concert in Florida. The rapper flipped out during his gig at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday night, March 12. He threw tantrum and walked off the stage after a DJ played a wrong track.

Lil Wayne Is OK Despite Reported Shootings at His Miami Home

March 11, 2015 19:32:10 GMT

is not injured despite report of shootings at his home in Miami. The rapper hasn't said a word regarding the incident, but his label has revealed that the rapper was not at home when police responded to the alarming call on Wednesday, March 11.

Lil Wayne Talks About Feud With Birdman, Readies 'Free Weezy Album' for March

February 20, 2015 03:53:42 GMT

has opened up about his ongoing war with Cash Money. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the MC talks about his current relationship with the label's boss and the status of his delayed album "" as well as his newest project "".

Lil Wayne Announces 'Free Weezy Album' Amid Dispute With Cash Money

February 06, 2015 06:34:57 GMT

While his long-awaited "" is still delayed by Cash Money Records, is now readying another album. The rapper announced on Twitter on Thursday, February 5 that he'd be releasing "" soon.

Lil Wayne Reportedly Suing Birdman for $51M

January 29, 2015 01:54:26 GMT

is serious about wanting to leave Cash Money Records. According to a new report by TMZ, the rapper has filed a lawsuit against the company as well as its boss in attempt to get out of his contract.

Lil Wayne Will Bring Along Nicki Minaj and Drake When He Leaves Cash Money

January 27, 2015 08:25:00 GMT

is bringing along his crew if he leaves Cash Money Records. The rapper is planning to sue the label and its boss for $8 million in unpaid advance of his delayed new album "". In addition to the money, Weezy wants to ensure his Young Money artists stay with him, according to a new TMZ report.

Lil Wayne Teams Up With Migos for 'Gone Girl'-Inspired New Track 'Amazing Amy'

January 26, 2015 02:56:52 GMT

While he's still at war with over his oft-delayed album "", can still treat his fans to his new music. Just days after putting out his "" mixtape, the rapper debuted over the weekend a new song called "Amazing Amy", a reference to 's Amy Dunne in the thriller "".

Lil Wayne to Sue Birdman for $8 Million Over Album Delay

January 24, 2015 21:03:17 GMT

is heading to court after attempts to settle his feud with fell apart. According to TMZ, the rapper is seeking at least $8 million over an unpaid advance of his new album "" which keeps getting delayed at Young Money/Cash Money.

Birdman Gets Angry at Lil Wayne Over 'Sorry 4 the Wait 2' Mixtape

January 23, 2015 04:50:56 GMT

's feud with worsened following the release of "". Citing sources related to Birdman, TMZ reports that the music mogul is mad at Weezy for dissing him and his Cash Money on a freestyle from the mixtape released last Tuesday.

Lil Wayne Debuts 'Fingers Hurting', Announces 'Sorry 4 the Wait 2' Mixtape Release Date

January 19, 2015 01:58:34 GMT

Not so long after previewing his remix to 's "Maneuvering" in a trailer to promote his "" mixtape, has shared the full track. The version, called "Fingers Hurting", finds the rapper name-dropping former Cash Money labelmate and addressing the delay of his "" album.

Master P May Really Sign Lil Wayne to His No Limit Records

January 12, 2015 01:51:08 GMT

There have been rumors suggesting that may join 's No Limit imprint since they put out their collaboration "Power" recently. The song was released earlier this month in the wake of Weezy's rants against his longtime label Cash Money following the latest delay of his highly-anticipated new album "".

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