Lil Wayne: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : singer
  • Real name: Dwayne Michael Carter
  • Sign : Balance
  • Date of birth: Monday, September 27, 1982 (age: 38)
  • Country: United States

Lil Wayne is an American rapper born in New Orleans and known notably for his four albums entitled Tha Carter.

Founder of the label Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne had difficulty, at the beginning, to find success in solo, despite a first album, in 1999, Tha Block is Hot, very convincing. At the bottom of the critics but still confident in his talent, Lil Wayne released Tha Carter in 2004. Three other albums in the same vein will follow. At the height of his career, he multiplies collaborations and remixes with big names in hip-hop and rap: Outkast, Akon, Wyclef Jean, Kanye West

Having spent time in prison in 2010, Lil Wayne is back in the limelight, and is even launching his own clothing line. A way to ensure his musical retirement that he announces at the end of 2012, after having been the victim of a malaise and convulsions in his private jet.