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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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  • Lil Wayne has a second seizure: Another flight rerouted to get him to a hospital

     
    On Friday, Wayne was released from the hospital and hopped on a plane to head from Texas to Los Angeles -- but again, he suffered a seizure, his second in just 24 hours....
  • Lil Wayne loses lawsuit against Quincy Jones III: Did health problems cost him the case?

     
    Lil Wayne never showed up in court for the trial, since the day he was scheduled to testify, he had suffered seizure-like episodes, preventing him from flying....
  • Lil Wayne scolded by judge over deposition tapes in documentary lawsuit

     
    Lil Wayne is suing Quincy Jones III for using his music in a documentary chronicling the rapper's life as he was putting together the album "Tha Carter III."...
  • 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...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
  • Welcome back, Fall Out Boy

    Welcome back, Fall Out Boy
    Even if you're Tommy Lee, releasing pictures of your junk (intentionally or not) is never a plus in the musical credibility column. So it's no surprise that off-stage incidents like that progressively turned Pete Wentz into much more than the bassist...
  • Meet Maryland quarterback commitment Shane Cockerille

    Meet Maryland quarterback commitment Shane Cockerille
    As four Maryland quarterbacks went down with season-ending injuries, a perfectly healthy Shane Cockerille couldn’t help but feel a sense of helplessness. The Gilman senior watched from the Byrd Stadium stands as his future team struggled through a...
  • Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Jalen Brooks

    Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Jalen Brooks
    Feb. 6 will feature a dual celebration for Jalen Brooks. The North Gwinnett (Ga.) linebacker will turn 18 that day and sign his letter of intent to play football at Maryland. “It’ll definitely be pretty emotional,” Brooks said. “...
  • Meet Maryland offensive line commitment Jajuan Dulaney

    Meet Maryland offensive line commitment Jajuan Dulaney
    Jajuan Dulaney watched “pretty much every game” the Maryland football team played in 2012, suffering along with other Terps fans as four quarterbacks suffered season-ending injuries. Despite the disappointment of a 4-8 season, the Maryland-...
  • Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans

    Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans
    Within the first three minutes of our conversation, Marlon Wayans mocks my shoes, imagines an ethnically diverse array of naked women surrounding him, describes the peaceful way to strangle a cow and his plan to delay sitting on the toilet in order to...
  • Album review: T.I., 'Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head'

    Album review: T.I., 'Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head'
    *** (of 4)   One of the ironically timeless issues with the rap genre is how its artists deal with aging. Rockers can gracefully mature with time, or, in the case of the Rolling Stones, just never ever ever ever go away. But in hip-hop, whose topics...