Lil Wayne who was born on 27th September 1982 is an American singer, rapper and songwriter. His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He is often said to be one of the greatest hip hop artists of his generation. He started his career at a very young age of 12, the rapper Birdman signed him to join the Cash Money Records. Before ending his tie with the Cash Money Records in June 2018 he was the brand for the company.
Get it How You Live!
Then he was tied with label mate Lil Doogie to work on an album named True Story in which he collaborated in only three of the tracks. After that Wayne joined the group Hot Boys along with few other people including Lil Doogie who changed his name to B.G. Then they released their first album Get it How You Live! in October 1997. Their caught everyone’s eyes and became popular after the album ‘Guerrilla Warfare’ which was released in 1999 along with a song “Bling Bling”.
Lil Wayne started to get recognition as a solo artist by the release of The Block is Hot in 1999 and continued to grow through his albums of 2004 and 2005. He also did some mixtapes and collaborations with some artists during 2006 and 2007. He rocked the music industry with his sixth album ‘The Carter 3’ which was released in 2008 and over one million copies of this album was sold in just one week of its release in US.
This album of Wayne was awarded as the best rap album in Grammys which included some successful singles. He was sentenced 8 months jail in New York for keeping a weapon which was used in criminal activity and during this imprisonment his eighth studio album ‘I Am Not A Human Being was released in 2010. As he released the album ‘The Carter 4’ in 2011 with an enormous first-week album copy sale of 964,000 in the US. The recently released an album named ‘Funeral in early 2020.
He has accomplished a lot, he has sold 120 million records worldwide making him the world’s best selling music artist. He has won numerous awards which include five Grammy Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, eight NAACP Image Awards, eleven BET Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards.
Lil Wayne net Worth
He has a net worth of $150 million. Throughout his career, he has changed his stage name numerous times, some of them are Young Tune, Birdman Jr, Tunechi and more other. His extremely successful career is the reason behind his huge earn.
Lil Wayne Kobe Bryant
To pay his respects to one of his favourite basketball players the legend Kobe Bryant, he wrote and released a song by his name in which he talks about his career and to his family. Recently he sang this song in BET Awards making everyone emotional and touched.
Lil Wayne’s Height
Lil Wayne is 5 foot 5 inches but instead of his short height. He has achieved a lot in his whole career sending people a message that no matter a person is short or tall. However, a person looks we should not judge their capabilities by these traits but should judge them by their talent.
He was engaged to a plus-size model and body positivity activist, La’Tecia Thomas but broke off his engagement and now he is dating Denise Bidot since autumn 2020. People used to see La’Tecia as Lil Wayne’s wife