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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....
  • Lil Wayne performs at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.

    Lil Wayne performs at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.
  • Michael Phelps still has work left to do

    Michael Phelps still has work left to do
    On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence. "Thank you Mr....
  • 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...
  • Best Bets for July 27-Aug. 2: Lil Wayne, Warped Tour, Seun Kuti

    Best Bets for July 27-Aug. 2: Lil Wayne, Warped Tour, Seun Kuti
    WEDNESDAY 27: GOURMET IN THE PARK Miami’s food trucks once again make their way northward for aFort Lauderdale-based food-truck meet-up. Foodies will have a dozen options to choose from: the sandwich-and-soup purveyor CheeseMeMobile, the fried...
  • Concert review: The Glitch Mob at Revolution Live

    Concert review: The Glitch Mob at Revolution Live
    Photos by Conor Garrity A little before 11:30 last night at Revolution Live, the members of the Los Angeles EDM trio the Glitch Mob appeared onstage wearing black button-down shirts with skinny white ties. Each member took his place on a platform that...
  • The 2011 concert scene: Big stars, flashy stagecraft and hometown heroes

    The 2011 concert scene: Big stars, flashy stagecraft and hometown heroes
    The year 2011 won't go down in the record books as one of the region's best for live music. With the economy sputtering, promoters seemed to hedge their bets over the last 12 months. Even so, there were memorable moments on area stages. Plenty of big...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • Exclusive: Lil Wayne says Kobe Bryant inspires him in life [Video]

    Exclusive: Lil Wayne says Kobe Bryant inspires him in life [Video]
    Lil Wayne was sitting courtside at a recent Lakers playoff game, cheering on his favorite player, Kobe Bryant, whom the rapper says has inspired much more than just his music. "He's inspired not only songs, but he's inspired me in life in general just...
  • Interview: Never heard of Romeo Santos? Will Smith and Usher could change that

    Interview: Never heard of Romeo Santos? Will Smith and Usher could change that
    Anthony Santos used to work out at his gym in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood relatively unrecognized. Other than the gym’s Latino staff members, few ever noticed the Bronx native. That changed three years ago when ads featuring Santos —...
  • Chi-Tunes: Trell Love

    Chi-Tunes: Trell Love
    Chicago rapper Trell Love answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? Fans have your material in their iTunes and always wonder what it's like to see you in person. When they...