• Holly Grove

    Holly Grove
    Lil' Wayne grew up in Holly Grove, New Orleans.
  • Birthdate

    Lil' Wayne(Born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) Was born in New Orleans, Loisiana, on September 27, 1982.
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  • Rapping Career

    Rapping Career
    At the age of 8, Lil' Wayne started his rapping career whcih later made him famous.
  • First Recording

    First Recording
    Lil' Wayne's first recording for Cash Money Records was "True Stories".
  • Da Drought

    Da Drought
    Lil' Wayne took a break from creating a traditional style album and released his first collection from his underground mixtapes Da Drought.
  • First Carter

    First Carter
    Lil' Wayne released Tha Carter, a popular album that helped cement his reputation as one of rap's leading performers.
  • Moving Forward

    Moving Forward
    Over the next few years, he produced several popular mixtape recordings, including the critically adored Dedication, Vol. 2 ,which he made with DJ Drama.
  • Dangerous Life

    Dangerous Life
    Lil; Wayne was living dangerously. He sold crack for a while and accidentally shot himself in the chest. According to an article in Rolling Stone Lil Wayne said, "It was my mom's gun" . "It was like a chopper hit me, but the bullet went straight through, and I bounced back in two weeks."
  • Bow Wow & Wayne

    Bow Wow & Wayne
    In August 2009, Lil' Wayne signed rapper Bow Wow to his label.
  • Projects

    During the summer of 2009, Lil Wayne spent most of his time on the road with the Young Money Presents: America's Most Wanted Music Festival, which featured Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy, and Drake.