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New Orleans, LA
Claim to Fame
Cash Money Records
Southern Rap, Pop/Rock, Dirty South, Pop
Angst-Ridden, Confident, Brash, Boisterous, Party/Celebratory, Exuberant, Street-Smart, Freewheeling, Rambunctious, Harsh, Volatile, Rebellious, Visceral, Aggressive, Reckless, Thuggish, Rowdy, Malevolent, Rousing, Outrageous, Raucous
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Producer
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He was born Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. and grew up in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. Dwayne was in the gifted program at Lafayette Elementary School, and was in the drama club in middle school. At age eleven, he met Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records. Wayne recorded freestyle raps on Williams` answering machine; Williams would eventually mentor the young Wayne and include him in Cash Money-distributed songs. He dropped out of school at age 14, but then later gained his credits. That same year, Wayne accidentally shot himself in the chest with a .44-caliber and was in critical condition but recovered. Wayne had a daughter named Reginae Carter with Antonia "Toya" Johnson, his high school sweetheart. They got married on Valentines Day of 2004, the two would later divorced in 2006.
In an interview with Blender, Wayne revealed that one of his favorite bands growing up was Nirvana, including their song "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
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www.facebook.com/LilWayne, www.lilwayne-online.com, myspace.com/lilwayne, twitter.com/liltunechi
Full Name at Birth
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
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Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New Orleans-based rapper Lil' Doogie. In 1996, Lil Wayne formed the southern hip hop group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money label-mates Juvenile, Young Turk and Lil' Doogie (who now goes by B.G.). Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live!, that same year. Most of the group's success came with their platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare (1999) and the 1999 single "Bling Bling". Along with being the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne is also the chief executive officer (CEO) of his own label imprint, Young Money Entertainment, which he founded in 2005.
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Young Money, Cash Money Records, Republic
The B.G.'z, Cash Money Millionaires, Hot Boys, Squad Up, Young Money, 2 Chainz, Birdman, Drake, Chris Brown, Tyga, Juelz Santana, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, T.I., T-Pain, The Game
Wears some gold teeth, Short stature, Black teardrop tattoo under eye
DJ Drama, DJ Khaled, Robin Thicke, Young Jeezy, Agnez Mo