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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....
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • San Juan Capistrano celebrates, but will swallows arrive?

     
    It’s a century-old tradition that has waned in recent years, the annual migration of cliff swallows — those diminutive birds that live in mud nests along vertical walls — from Argentina to Orange County’s Mission San Juan...
  • Fake Rockefeller: Trial focuses on dug-up backyard

     
    A friend of a man accused of killing and burying his landlady’s adult son in the mid-1980s testified Tuesday that she questioned him about a freshly dug patch of dirt in the backyard of the San Marino home. Dana Glad......
  • Man who taped molestations, sold images sentenced to 25 years

     
    An Inland Empire man described by federal prosecutors as a "ruthless predator" was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison in connection to allegations that he molested at least three children, photographed the abuse and sold those images over the...
  • On anniversary of Iraq war, legislators petition for Medal of Honor for Marine

     
    On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
  • Sheriff probes snafu that sent reputed gang members to wrong court

     
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's are investigating a snafu that sent a dozen reputed MS-13 gang members charged by a grand jury with extorting food truck operators to the wrong courthouse and a downtown jail facility before their after-hours arraignment...
  • Lil Wayne sued for alleged skateboard assault by entourage member

     
    Lil Wayne is being sued by a fan who was allegedly hit with a skateboard by a member of Wayne's entourage....
  • Lil Wayne hospitalized again after suffering multiple seizures - report

     
    Following multiple seizures, rapper Lil Wayne was reportedly checked into the hospital for several hours. This isn't the first seizure-related incident for the rapper....
  • Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne single 'Ready To Go' hits out at Britney Spears

     
    Limp Bizkit is "Ready To Go" with the first track off their forthcoming album, "Stampede of the Disco Elephants." The new single features Lil Wayne and makes quite the dig at Fred Durst's alleged booty call, Britney Spears....