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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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  • Drake and Lil Wayne square off, sort of, at the Hollywood Bowl

    Drake and Lil Wayne square off, sort of, at the Hollywood Bowl
    It’s an indication of the impact Drake and Lil Wayne have had on hip-hop that one portion of their joint concert at the Hollywood Bowl – a performance framed as a battle between the two superstar rappers – was about who could be softer....
  • 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...
  • Lil Wayne seizure puts spotlight on rappers' use of 'sizzurp'

    The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
  • 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...
  • Lil Wayne's 'America's Most Wanted' tour comes to Baltimore in July

    Lil Wayne's 'America's Most Wanted' tour comes to Baltimore in July
    UPDATE (March 28): Meaghan McCracken, 1st Mariner Arena's public relations manager, confirmed today that Lil Wayne's "America's Most Wanted" tour will take stop at the arena on July 17. The presale for CITI Card members begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. Tickets...
  • Album review: Lil Wayne, 'I Am Not a Human Being II'

    Album review: Lil Wayne, 'I Am Not a Human Being II'
    ** (out of 4) Just before the release of Lil Wayne's most recent album, "I Am Not a Human Being II," TMZ reported that the rapper was being read his last rites in an L.A. hospital—seeming altogether very human. Thankfully, those reports were...
  • AIDS foundation accuses adult filmmaker of violating condom law

     
    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation lodged a complaint this week to test whether Los Angeles County officials will follow the letter of the law when it comes to unprotected sex in porn....
  • Santa Barbara City College wins prestigious award

     
    Santa Barbara City College on Tuesday was awarded the Aspen Prize — a prestigious award recognizing high achievement among community colleges....
  • Mike Feuer gains endorsement of L.A. County Federation of Labor

     
    The L.A. County Federation of Labor has endorsed former lawmaker Mike Feuer for Los Angeles city attorney, the Feuer campaign announced....
  • Police: Crew stole $3 million in gear from Apple, other stores

     
    Torrance Police have arrested four family members of a Chicago-based shoplifting crew believed to be responsible for dozens of thefts nationwide....
  • Lindsay Lohan: Prosecutor aware of witness tampering complaint

     
    Santa Monica's top prosecutor says he is aware of an allegation of witness tampering against Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Mark Heller involving a key witness in the criminal case that settled this week. But any investigation, he said, will be conducted......