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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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  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • Lil Wayne's night in Miami

    Lil Wayne's night in Miami
    Over the weekend, tattoo-clad rapper Lil Wayne attended a birthday bash for his buddy, rapper French Montana at Bamboo nightclub in South Beach. Weezy kept a low profile in VIP, and was later joined by Miami's DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, and Sean Kingston.  The...
  • Lil Wayne reportedly leaves hospital after nearly weeklong stay

    Lil Wayne reportedly leaves hospital after nearly weeklong stay
    Lil Wayne was reportedly released from an L.A. hospital Monday after a nearly weeklong stay that set off a social media frenzy regarding the rapper's health. Mack Maine, president of Lil Wayne's record label, wrote late Monday on Twitter that the rapper...
  • MAPS Production House highlights Wynwood on the international fashion map

    MAPS Production House highlights Wynwood on the international fashion map
    In the ‘90s, all eyes were on South Beach as the uber-destination for fashion spreads, music videos and ad campaigns. There was a sizzling sultriness that only Miami could bring at the time. After Versace’s death in 1997, shooting in Miami...
  • MTV's VMAs Offer Flips, Dives and One Direction

    MTV's VMAs Offer Flips, Dives and One Direction
    Los Angeles -- The MTV Video Music Awards competed with Vice President Joe Biden's convention speech Thursday night, offering Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas doing flips and rapper Lil' Wayne stage diving. MTV moved the East Coast broadcast of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lil Wayne dethrones the King

    Lil Wayne dethrones the King
    There’s a shake-up on Billboard's Hot 100 Hits. Brace yourselves, people because the 'King of Rock & Roll' has officially been dethroned by none other than rapper Lil Wayne. According to Billboard, thanks to his feature on the new game song...
  • Concert review: Nicki Minaj at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Nicki Minaj at Chicago Theatre
    A few months ago at the nationally televised Grammy Awards, Nicki Minaj staged what looked like an exorcism while singing “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Then she levitated. There was nothing quite as outrageous (or bewildering) as that moment...
  • Pitchfork Day 2: Sleigh Bells, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wild Flag

    Pitchfork Day 2: Sleigh Bells, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wild Flag
    Pitchfork Day 2 is in the books for Saturday in Union Park. Here’s the rundown from yours truly (GK) and my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 1:09 p.m.: The pleasant chirping of crickets provides the transition between songs for the...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...