Lil' Wayne is one of America's finest rappers and has pioneered hip-hop with albums including the seminal 'Tha Carter III'.
What is Lil' Wayne's real name?
- His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Where was he born?
- He was born on 27th September 1982 in New Orleans, Louisianna.
What are his career highlights?
- Lil' Wayne's debut album 'The Block Is Hot' in 1999 went platinum in America.
- He reached a new audience in 2004 with 'Tha Carter, the first in a series of albums.
- 'That Carter III' is Lil' Wayne's most successful album to date, selling more than one million copies in its first week on sale.
- The rapper switched to rock music on his 2010 album 'Rebirth'.
- 'That Carter IV' was released in 2011, selling just under one million copies in its first seven days.
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