Lil' Wayne


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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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