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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 September 1982New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth NameDwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Nicknames Lil' Weezy
Baby Jr.
Weezy F. Baby
BM Jr.
Birdman Jr.
Tunechi
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lil' Wayne was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. He was previously married to Antonia Carter.

Spouse (1)

Antonia Carter (14 February 2004 - 2006) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Red Bandana in his right pocket or tied on his right arm or leg
Has dreadlocks
Raspy voice

Trivia (18)

Was once a member of the group the Hot Boys.
Records for Ca$h Money/Universal Records.
Has a daughter named Regginae.
Has a record label called Young Money Entertainment. He structured it on the model of CashMoney.
Has consistently built up his 'Carter' series of albums, including a Mr. Carter EP.
Even though it bears a standard RIAA explicit-lyrics sticker he was unable to curse on his first album, "Tha Block is Hot," because of his status of being a "minor".
Always refers to Birdman/Baby (Brian Williams)as his Pa.
Attends University of Houston, majoring in psychology.
Currently resides in Houston, Texas, after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Is CEO of Young Money records and president of Ca$h Money Records.
Names Prince as one of his favorite musicians and biggest influences. Many Lil' Wayne songs contain lyrical references to past Prince hits. More surprisingly, Wayne revealed in an interview that he's also inspired by Kurt Cobain, having been a major Nirvana fan since childhood.
His music video for the hit song "Lollipop" was filmed at the Maloof brothers multi-million dollar mansion in the Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas. The Maloof brothers among many are owners of the Palms Casino and Resort and the Sacramento Kings.
His sixth studio album, the highly-anticipated 'Tha Carter III', sold over one million copies in the US during its first week of release. Therefore, the album was certified platinum by the RIAA and debuted at #1 on The Billboard 200. 'Tha Carter III' is the first album to reach platinum status within a week since 50 Cent's 'The Massacre' in 2005.
Did a prison sentence for criminal possession of a weapon and marijuana.
Running his label, Young Money Entertainment [June 2005]
Released his sixth album 'Tha Carter III' after much anticipation and hype. [June 2008]
Working on his 5th album, "Tha Carter 2." [June 2005]
Released his latest Carter album to huge sales, all the while building up his record label. [August 2011]

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