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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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  • Arsenal and Bayern München want to win their match, celebrities insult each other and the earth circles the sun

    Arsenal and Bayern München want to win their match, celebrities insult each other and the earth circles the sun
    While Angelenos are mourning the loss of their favorite basketball team's patriarch, basketball fans in the other corner of the country are scratching their heads over a comment by rapper. Welcome to your online trends for Tuesday, February 19. Jerry...
  • Lil Wayne seizure puts spotlight on rappers' use of 'sizzurp'

    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...
  • Meet the Recruit: Terps point guard commitment Sam Cassell Jr.

    Meet the Recruit: Terps point guard commitment Sam Cassell Jr.
    Sam Cassell Jr. was just 9 years old in the spring of 2002, but one particular memory from that time still resonates in his mind. “When [Maryland] won the national championship, the city of Baltimore was crazy,” Cassell recalled. “I...
  • Kristin Chenoweth tour hits Baltimore this week

    Kristin Chenoweth tour hits Baltimore this week
    She isn't quite 5 feet tall, but Kristin Chenoweth has achieved uncommon stature in show business, thanks to consistently sizzling performances on Broadway, including an indelible portrayal of Glinda in "Wicked"that earned her a Tony nomination, and...
  • Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

    Concert review: Drake at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
    Drake had barely arrived on stage Saturday at the packed First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and already he was wrestling with his contradictions. “Lookin’ for the right way to do the wrong things,” he announced in “...
  • Baltimore gay rappers are loud and proud

    Baltimore gay rappers are loud and proud
    When Baltimore rapper DDm began writing the songs for his new mixtape, he looked to Omar Little, the ruthless-yet-honorable stickup man from "The Wire," for inspiration. Omar, like DDm, was raw, aggressive — and gay. DDm saw enough in common with...
  • June 13: Loud and proud

    When Baltimore rapper DDm began writing the songs for his new mixtape, he looked to Omar Little, the ruthless-yet-honorable stickup man from "The Wire," for inspiration. A small but growing number of city artists are helping challenge hip-hop's...
  • 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’...