Lil Wayne in 2011
|Birth name||Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.|
|Born||Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 27, 1982
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Origin||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|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|
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.
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- "Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross Join Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" Tour". Hip Hop DX. Retrieved May 27, 2011.