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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne
Southern rapper Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., began his career as a member of rap group The Hot Boys -- but the prolific rapper is best known for his solo work. His solo debut, "Tha Block is Hot," went double platinum. "Tha Carter" and "Tha Carter II" were also chart-toppers.

Lil Wayne was catapulted to superstar status with the release of 2008's "Tha Carter III." The album featured several hits including "A Milli," "Mr. Carter" and "Lollipop." In 2008, Lil Wayne was the leading Grammy nominee, with a total of eight nominations.
Southern rapper Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., began his career as a member of rap group The Hot Boys -- but the prolific rapper is best known for his solo work. His solo debut, "Tha Block is Hot," went double platinum. "Tha Carter" and "Tha Carter II" were also chart-toppers.

Lil Wayne was catapulted to superstar status with the release of 2008's "Tha Carter III." The album featured several hits including "A Milli," "Mr. Carter" and "Lollipop." In 2008, Lil Wayne was the leading Grammy nominee, with a total of eight nominations.
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  • Cop Who Rescued Lil' Wayne Fired For Excessive Use of Taser

    Cop Who Rescued Lil' Wayne Fired For Excessive Use of Taser
    A JPSO Deputy and veteran cop of 37 years is out of a job after being fired earlier this month for his role in the tasing of an arrestee in Marrero last year. Robert Hoobler, 55, says he was terminated from the sheriff's office April 13th after being...
  • Q&A: St. Vincent

    Q&A: St. Vincent
    Annie Clark is, as a person, more polite than punk. “I tend to be kind of cerebral, I guess,” she explains. But the music she makes as St. Vincent—precise, ambitious rock full of airy vocal melodies and frenetic guitar parts—can be...
  • Album review: Kids These Days, 'Traphouse Rock'

    Album review: Kids These Days, 'Traphouse Rock'
    *** (out of 4) Kids these days. They spend so much time on that Internet, digesting overwhelming amounts of information, destroying their attention spans. It’s a wonder they can ever synthesize it into anything useful, am I right? Chicago’...
  • Review: 'Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy From Slavery to Hip-Hop'

    Review: 'Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy From Slavery to Hip-Hop'
    Are hip-hop artists such as Flavor Flav and Lil Wayne the new generation of black minstrels -- the African American jesters who used to entertain audiences with cartoonish, racially stereotypical shtick before the collapse of the Jim Crow South?...
  • Monty Williams due some heartwarming luck

    Monty Williams due some heartwarming luck
    The thought crosses former Magic forward Monty Williams' mind from time to time. He can't escape it. And as the New Orleans Hornets coach was coming down from the high of his team winning the NBA Draft lottery last week, it revisited him. "I feel...
  • Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

    Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
    Drake had barely arrived on stage Saturday at the packed First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and already he was wrestling with his contradictions. “Lookin’ for the right way to do the wrong things,” he announced in “...
  • New Music Tuesday: Jennifer Lopez, Lil Wayne and Ludacris

    New Music Tuesday: Jennifer Lopez, Lil Wayne and Ludacris
    - Jennifer Lopez "Goin' In", the first single from the Step Up Revolution soundtrack, is a summer smash - Lil Wayne collaborated with Big Sean on 'My Homies Still,' a song set to be featured on Wayne's forthcoming I Am Not A Human Being Pt. 2 LP -...
  • Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans

    Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans
    Within the first three minutes of our conversation, Marlon Wayans mocks my shoes, imagines an ethnically diverse array of naked women surrounding him, describes the peaceful way to strangle a cow and his plan to delay sitting on the toilet in order to...
  • New Music Tuesday: PSY, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne and more...

    New Music Tuesday: PSY, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne and more...
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  • American Idol 12th season judges announced

    American Idol 12th season judges announced
    When AMERICAN IDOL’s 12th season debuts in January 2013, superstar judge Mariah Carey - the best-selling female recording artist of all time – and returning judge Randy Jackson, a Grammy Award-winning producer whose expertise and beloved...
  • Ryan Lochte and The Situation at Club LIV

    Ryan Lochte and The Situation at Club LIV
    Who has the better abs? That was the question on everyone's mind Sunday night at LIV in Miami Beach when Olympic hottie Ryan Lochte and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino partied the night away.   Sitch - who attended rehab this summer for an addiction...
  • Lil Wayne opens new skatepark in Lower Ninth Ward

    Lil Wayne opens new skatepark in Lower Ninth Ward
    The Lower 9th Ward is now home to one of the best indoor skate parks in the nation, with a little help from local hip hop artist Lil Wayne kicking things off. The local Grammy award winning rap artist says’ he’s helping turn his passion...