* Birdman +15 more arrested in TN 11-27-07
* Birdman's Official Website
* Birdman's Official MySpace Page
* Cash Money Records Official Website
Birth name Bryan Williams
Also known as Baby, #1 Stunna, B-32 (Baby
With The 32 Golds)
Born February 15, 1969 (1969-02-15) (age 39)
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana,
Genre(s) Hip hop, Southern rap, Hyphy
Occupation(s) Rapper, entrepreneur
Years active 1992-present
Label(s) Cash Money
Associated acts Lil Wayne, Big Tymers,
Mannie Fresh, Juvenile, B.G., Hot Boys, Allstar
Cashville Prince, Cash Money Millionaires, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled
Birth name Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.
Born September 27, 1982 (1982-09-27) (age
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genre(s) Southern hip hop
Years active 1997 – present
Label(s) Cash Money/Young Money/
Associated acts Hot Boys, Birdman, Juelz Santana, Currency, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile, Plies, Brisco, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, T.I., Fat Joe, Young Jeezy, Chamillionaire, B.G., The Game, Trina, Yung Berg, Static Major
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He met the Cash Money Records collective as a teenager and eventually recorded for the label. He was a member of the rap group, Hot Boys.
In 1997, Wayne formed the group Hot Boys along with rappers Juvenile, Turk, and B.G., who released their debut CD Get It How You Live that year. In 1998, the group's major-label debut Guerrilla Warfare was released; it was followed in 2003 by Let Em Burn.
His solo career began with The Block is Hot in 1999. After releasing the albums Lights Out in 2000 and 500 Degreez in 2002 to little success, in 2004 he released the bestseller Tha Carter and eventually was featured in the popular song "Soldier" by the R&B group Destiny's Child. Tha Carter II followed in 2005.
In 2006, he collaborated with rapper Birdman for the album Like Father, Like Son. He later featured on Fat Joe's single "Make it Rain" that year. In 2007, he also appeared on the R&B single "You" by singer Lloyd, among 864 recording appearances and verses he recorded that year alone.
In 2007, an MTV poll selected Lil Wayne as 'Hottest MC in the Game.' The same year, he was named one of the "Men Of The Year" for Workaholic by GQ Magazine, and in 2008 he was named "Best Rock Star Alive" by Blender Magazine.
* 1 Early life
* 2 Career with Hot Boys
* 3 Solo career
o 3.1 Initial releases
o 3.2 Tha Carter albums
o 3.3 Focus on mixtapes and guest appearances
o 3.4 Tha Carter III and beyond
* 4 Education
* 5 Filmography
* 6 TV appearances
* 7 Discography
o 7.1 Solo albums
o 7.2 EP Albums
o 7.3 Collaboration Albums
o 7.4 Projects in Progress
o 7.5 Mixtapes
* 8 References
* 9 External links