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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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  • July 8, 2011 BET Awards Part Two with Anji Corley and Big Tigger

    July 8, 2011 BET Awards Part Two with Anji Corley and Big Tigger
    Big Tigger,  Anji Corley on the Red Carpet with Keri Hilson, Kevin Hart, Carmelo and Lala Anthony, Miguel, and Estelle at the BET Awards Show. Vidoes: "Out of My Head" by Lupe Fiasco featuring Trey Songz. "Dirty Dancer" Enrique Iglesias with Usher...
  • Free bowling coupon: More Cheap Trick Thursday

    Free bowling coupon: More Cheap Trick Thursday
    Here is another free bowling opportunity to add to your calendar. Vote in the celebrity bowler contest and get a coupon for free bowling in honor of National Bowling Week, July 30 through Aug. 6. Options include Bill Murray, Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga, as...
  • Drake and 'Headlines': A charming surprise with real bounce

    Drake and 'Headlines': A charming surprise with real bounce
    What was the highlight of Drake's weekend? Ask him, and he'd likely answer hosting the second OVOFest, the one night of the year Toronto becomes hip-hop's Mecca. Or maybe he'd get more specific and say having Nas come out to perform "Made You Look" was...
  • Lil Wayne performs at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.

    Lil Wayne performs at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse
    Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
  • Happy 'Watch the Throne' Day

    Happy 'Watch the Throne' Day
    Watch the Leak? Not this time. Jay-Z and Kanye West's much anticipated collaboration, Watch the Throne, was released how they wanted it to — on iTunes this morning at 12 a.m. — without a leak. That alone is impressive (sorry Mom and Pop...
  • Anne Hathaway's best week ever

    Anne Hathaway's best week ever
    Anne Hathaway has been all over TV this week promoting her new movie "One Day," which would be annoying if she weren't so darn likeable. She's like us, only famous (or so we'd like to think). We'll admit we're jealous she gets to attend glamorous film...
  • Tickets to Chris Brown's Virginia Beach show go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 29

    Tickets to Chris Brown's Virginia Beach show go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 29
    As previously reported in Sound Check, R&B comeback man Chris Brown will bring his "F.A.M.E. Tour" to Virginia Beach on Oct. 9. Tickets to the show at Farm Bureau amphitheater will go on sale 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, promoters announced this week. They'...
  • Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011: Best Band

    Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011:  Best Band
    Best Band: Second Street Saints facebook.com/secondstreetsaints This pop trio is basically an object lesson in successful social media use. Singer/guitarist Rich McGowan is religious about putting new material up online, whether originals or covers....
  • Katy Perry, Adele lead VMA pack

    If you find estrogen appealing -- and we're guessing at least half of you do (maybe more) -- you'll want to tune into the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, airing Sunday, Aug. 28, on, you guessed it, MTV. We say that because it's the ladies who seem to have...
  • Lightning bidding to take step up

    Lightning bidding to take step up
    If the Sage Hill School football team didn't get enough of its coaches over the summer, the players could watch two of them every Thursday night on television. Defensive line coach Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and secondary coach Ricky Sharpe were on the summer...