Following the success of Tha Carter III, Wayne decided to record a rock-esque album titled Rebirth.The album, released in 2010, was certified gold by the RIAA, despite a generally negative critical response.Lil Wayne's thirteenth studio album, Tha Carter V, has been delayed multiple times and has no scheduled release date.
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known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B. Most of the group's success came with their platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare (1999) and the 1999 single "Bling Bling".
Carter explained, "I dropped the D because I'm a junior and my father is living and he's not in my life and he's never been in my life. In 1996, Carter joined the Hot Boys along with rappers Juvenile, B. At age 15, Carter was the youngest member at the time. was released the same year, followed in 1999 by the group's major-label debut Guerrilla Warfare, Carter's debut solo album Tha Block Is Hot was released when he was 17 and featured significant contributions from the Hot Boys. 3 on the Billboard 200 and was later certified platinum by the RIAA. After the release of Tha Block is Hot, Carter was featured on the single "Bling Bling", with B. His verse appeared only on the radio version of the song, while on the album version he performed on the chorus.
So I don't want to be Dwayne, I'd rather be Wayne". His 2000 follow-up album Lights Out failed to attain the level of success achieved by his debut The lead single was "Get Off the Corner", which was noticed for an improvement in its lyrical content and style.
His mother, a cook, gave birth to him when she was 19 years old.
His parents divorced when he was 2, and his father permanently abandoned the family.
Wayne gained more prominence with his sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), which became his most successful album to date, with first-week sales of over one million copies in the United States.
The album won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and includes the hit singles "Lollipop", "A Milli" and "Got Money".
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