Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, or Weezy, is an American rapper. At the 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 Young 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.
Lil Wayne in 2011
|Orúkọ àbísọ||Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.|
|Ọjọ́ìbí||Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 27, 1982|
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Ìbẹ̀rẹ̀||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Irú orin||Hip hop|
|Labels||Universal Motown, Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic|
|Associated acts||Birdman, Drake, Cash Money Millionaires, Hot Boys, Young Money, The B.G.'z, Nicki Minaj|
|Àyọkà yìí tàbí apá rẹ̀ únfẹ́ àtúnṣe sí.|
- "Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross Join Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" Tour". Hip Hop DX. Retrieved May 27, 2011.