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An in-depth look at the artist Dwayne LIL' WAYNE Carter Jr, proclaimed by many as the "greatest rapper alive" With comprehensive and personal interviews with Lil' Wayne, this film will also... See full summary »

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An in-depth look at the artist Dwayne LIL' WAYNE Carter Jr, proclaimed by many as the "greatest rapper alive" With comprehensive and personal interviews with Lil' Wayne, this film will also feature insight from those that know him best. The world will finally get to know the history surrounding one of the most prolific artists of this generation. Written by J. Krause

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On The Cool
18 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll begin by saying that this documentary is for anybody and everybody -- doesn't matter if you're into hip-hop/rap/Lil Wayne or not. This is what documentaries are meant to be: a glimpse into a fascinating slice of life otherwise unavailable to the viewer; an account that's unbiased and without agenda.

My knowledge of Lil Wayne was minimal before my first viewing of "The Carter." Personally speaking, I was blown away. My respect and admiration for Mr. Carter and his work ethic (and his work) sky-rocketed. The experience was heartbreaking, hilarious, upsetting, inspiring; full of the complexity inherent in life, as one would expect, especially from such a polarizing figure.

Spending some time in his world made it clear: Lil Wayne is the result of lifelong dedication and endless hard work; an artist to the core, a living legend -- an American treasure, no doubt, rough around the edges or not -- on my daddy's soul.


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