Name: Lil Wayne
Birth Name: 
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Birth Date: 
September 27, 1982
Birth Place: 
New Orleans, LA
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1244

Sean “Diddy” Combs Named Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist by Forbes

Posted Tuesday September 24, 2013 4:03 PM GMT

It’s no secret that he’s one of the hottest names in the music game, and Sean "Diddy" Combs just landed in the #1 spot on Forbes’ new Highest-Paid Hip Hop Artists list.

The “I’ll Be Missing You” rapper is said to be worth an estimated $580 million, with $50 million of that coming in over the past year.


Fan Claims Her Visit to Rapper's Tour Bus Ended with a Broken Jaw

Posted Friday August 23, 2013 8:08 PM GMT

Can’t a rapper get some rest on his bus? The Lil Wayne/ 2 Chainz/ T.I. touring crew is in trouble again, according to law enforcement sources. A female fan is claiming she was punched in the face on one of the buses.


Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne: BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards Pals

Posted Friday August 23, 2013 12:13 PM GMT

Celebrating her fellow industry folks, Nicki Minaj showed up for the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards in New York City on Thursday (August 22).

The "Super Bass" songstress ditched her eccentric style for an all-black ensemble as she enjoyed her seat pal Lil Wayne.


Lil Wayne Responds to Flag-Stomping Criticism

Posted Tuesday June 18, 2013 9:45 AM GMT

Yesterday the internet was ablaze with angry Americans who blasted Lil Wayne for trampling all over an American flag while filming a new music video.

But the rap mogul insists he wasn’t intentionally stomping on Old Glory, and that the whole snafu was an honest mistake.


Lil Wayne Tramples American Flag in “God Bless Amerika” Video: Watch Here!

Posted Monday June 17, 2013 2:48 PM GMT

He’s no stranger to controversy, and Lil Wayne is raising eyebrows with footage from his latest music video shoot.

The “Mrs. Officer” rapper is featured in a new clip walking and jumping on an American flag while he raps along to “God Bless Amerika” on a set in New Orleans.


Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj Create a Fan Frenzy at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 7:30 AM GMT

Showing no signs of slowing down even with his recent health scares, Lil Wayne brought out all the stops at the 2013 Billboard Awards on Sunday (May 19).

The "Lollipop" rapper brought in Nicki Minaj to perform their collaboration "High School" off her Pink Friday: Roman Reload - The Re-Up album.


Lil Wayne on his Seizures: "I Don't Feel Anything"

Posted Friday May 10, 2013 7:46 AM GMT

Though he returned to the hospital with another seizure earlier this month, Lil Wayne insists that it only appears scary from the outside.

In an interview with MTV's Rap Fix, the "Lollipop" rapper shares, "I go to sleep and wake up in the hospital. I don't feel anything. [There's] no warning, no nothing. I don't feel sick. I just hope it stops happening."


Lil Wayne Axed By Mountain Dew Over "Offensive" Lyrics

Posted Friday May 3, 2013 6:19 PM GMT

Although he's never one to hold back on his words, it looks like Lil Wayne's lyrics have gotten him into a bit of hot water.

On Friday (May 3), it was announced that the "Lollipop" rapper was fired as a spokesperson for Mountain Dew.