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Lil Wayne Biography

Birth Name:
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisana, United States

Fast Facts

  • Wrote his first rap song when he was 8 years old
  • Founded the record label Young Money Entertainment in 2003
  • Is an avid sports fan and wrote a blog for the ESPN web site in 2008-09
  • Named Best Rock Star Alive by Blender Magazine in 2008
  • Launched a project in 2009 to renovate the playground Harrell Park in New Orleans, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina
  • Fathered two sons in 2009, one with actress Lauren London and another with R&B singer Nivea
  • Pleaded guilty in 2009 to a weapons-possession charge stemming from a 2007 arrest that occurred after the police found a gun on his tour bus in Manhattan