What is Lil Wayne Net Worth? How much is Lil Wayne Earning? Is he richer than T-pain?
Popular by the stage Lil Wayne, his full name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. Born on September 27, 1982, Wayne is American hip hop artist. He joined Cash Money Records when he was 9 making him the youngest member of the record label.
Along with his label mates, he joined hip hop group Hot Boys. The group came to fame after their album Guerrilla Warfare became the platinum-selling album.
Wayne grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and wrote his first rap song when he was only 8. In 1999, he released his first album Tha Block Is Hot. The album certified platinum and debuted No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
The album garnered him Best New Artist nomination for Source Magazine. However, his next album Lights Out didn’t reach the prior album success level. Likewise, his third album 500 Degrees that got a contribution from his prior group Hot Boys also failed to make the feat. The fourth album, The Carter released in 2004 got him phenomenal popularity.
Then, consecutively for three years in the row from 2005 – 2007 he released Tha Carter II and Tha Carter III, which went to reach his the most successful album to date. The album bagged him the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
These include the hit singles, Lollipop, Got Money and A Milli. He released, Tha Carter IV in 2011, which made 964000 copies of sales within the first week. The Carter V, his thirteenth studio album, however, has been delayed with no date scheduled for release.