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Birth name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Born: September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m).
-Weezy F. Baby.
Lil Wayne biography (bio):
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr better known as Lil' Wayne, is an American, Grammy-nominated rapper, and is known as the president of the New Orleans-based label Cash Money Records and the CEO of Young Money Entertainment.
In 1997, Wayne formed the Hot Boys along with Juvenile, Turk, and B.G., and they released their seminal debut CD Get It How You Live. The record's success earned the young teenagers fans throughout the south and midwest. He further distinguished himself on the Hot Boys' platinum selling Universal debut Guerilla Warfare released in 1998, followed by their 2003 release Let Em Burn.
In 1999, at age 17, Wayne launched his solo career with the release of Tha Block Is Hot. This was followed by Lights Out in 2000 and 500 Degreez in 2002, an allusion to Juvenile's 400 Degreez.
In 2006 Lil Wayne released his critically acclaimed sequel to his Dedication mixtape with DJ Drama called Dedication 2. On it, he included an outro track entitled "Georgia....Bush" on which he addresses the problems surrounding the government's response to Hurricane Katrina in his native New Orleans, Lousiana and also places a large amount of blame on President George W. Bush. Throughout the track, he claims that theories of the government sabotaging the levees of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward were indeed true. The track was recorded on the beat to Ludacris' single "Georgia" which sampled the Ray Charles track "Georgia On My Mind". This song is followed by a freestyle called "Money, Money, Money" over 2Pac's Ambitionz Az a Ridah. The freestyle was originally done on BET'sRap City follwing the release of Tha Carter II.
Lil Wayne is set to release two collaboration LP's. Originally, the mixtape I Can't Feel My Face with Juelz Santana was released over the summer, but with its extreme demand and popularity, there are now rumors of it becoming a major-label commercially released LP. On October 31 2006, Wayne released an album with his mentor Baby: Like Father, Like Son. Many confuse Baby as Wayne's birth father, but this is not true, as evidenced by Wayne's singles "Everything" (from Lights Out), and a song on Like Father, Like Son, where Wayne says "My dad died when I was 16."
Lil Wayne has recently purchased a sky box at the Louisiana Superdome with Birdman.
On August 14, 2006, Lil Wayne was arrested on charges of possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. Police claim the rapper was in possession of several unlabeled bottles — one containing 60 pills of Alprazolam, a generic form of Xanax that is used to treat anxiety disorders and panic attacks; another containing 59 hydrocodone pills — along with "two small burnt joints of marijuana," the report read. A second man, Derrick Lawrence, 37, was also charged with possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana. He was released from Georgia's Fulton County Jail on $11,000 bond following his arrest.