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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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  • Mindless Behavior, a boy band for the digital age

    Mindless Behavior, a boy band for the digital age
    At this month's BET Awards, the Viewers' Choice award seemed like a battle of front-runners. Nominees Beyonce, Jay-Z and Kanye West were seated in the front row, a skip away from the podium. Chris Brown and Lil Wayne were also nominated. They all lost to...
  • Pitchfork Day 2: Sleigh Bells, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wild Flag

    Pitchfork Day 2: Sleigh Bells, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wild Flag
    Pitchfork Day 2 is in the books for Saturday in Union Park. Here’s the rundown from yours truly (GK) and my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 1:09 p.m.: The pleasant chirping of crickets provides the transition between songs for the...
  • Album review: The Very Best, 'MTMTMK'

    Album review: The Very Best, 'MTMTMK'
    ***1/2 (out of four) The Very Best, a London-based collaboration between Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and Swedish producer Johan Hugo, has a history of globalizing U.S. and European musical influences. Yet by including familiar reference points, the...
  • Concert review: Nicki Minaj at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Nicki Minaj at Chicago Theatre
    A few months ago at the nationally televised Grammy Awards, Nicki Minaj staged what looked like an exorcism while singing “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Then she levitated. There was nothing quite as outrageous (or bewildering) as that moment...
  • Lil Wayne's night in Miami

    Lil Wayne's night in Miami
    Over the weekend, tattoo-clad rapper Lil Wayne attended a birthday bash for his buddy, rapper French Montana at Bamboo nightclub in South Beach. Weezy kept a low profile in VIP, and was later joined by Miami's DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, and Sean Kingston.  The...
  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • Billboard: Taylor Swift fue la artista más rentable del 2011

    Taylor Swift está de nuevo en el No. 1: la cantante encabeza la lista de los artistas que más dinero generaron en el 2011 de la revista Billboard. Enrique Iglesias quedó de 23o. Swift produjo más de 35 millones de dólares en el 2011, según la lista de...
  • Stanford strives to keep winning tradition going

    Stanford doesn't have the tallest player in the women's game, or the most attention-grabbing. All it has, and has had for more than two decades, is a top-notch tradition and a program that just keeps winning. Stanford, the No. 1 seed in the Fresno...
  • Sage Hill alumni make Forbes list

    Two recent graduates of Newport Coast private school Sage Hill were named in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30 list." Mark Ramadan, 25, was recognized in the category of food and wine and Matthew Schlicht, 23, for social and mobile. Ramadan is the co-...
  • 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...