It’s no small wonder Lil Wayne thinks like a mastermind. Since his adolescence, he has displayed exceptional talent. Hailing from the tough streets of Hollygrove in the 17th Ward of New Orleans, he was first recruited by Cash Money bosses Bryan “Baby” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams. At a mere 11 years old, he had become the youngest artist on the Cash Money roster. The Williams’ brothers tweaked and groomed Wayne’s style, rearing him on early Cash Money artists like Pimp Daddy, UNLV, and BG. Starting off as a member of the super group, The Hot Boys (Juvenile, BG, Turk and Lil Wayne), Wayne shined as a true emerging rap talent, catapulting his solo career. Now, at the ripe age of 20, it is time for him to step out once again. The Carter marks his fourth solo effort and Young Money/Cash Money Records signifies his very own record label.
Since the release of his last solo album 500 Degrees (2002), Wayne has been diligently working on The Carter and Young Money Records. In ... Read full biography