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Lil Wayne

American rapper, record executive, and actor from Louisiana

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Lil Wayne: American rapper, record executive, and actor from Louisiana
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He is regarded by many contemporaries as one of the most influential hip hop artists of his generation, and often cited as one of the greatest rappers of all time. His career began in 1995, at the age of 12, when he was signed by rapper Birdman, joining Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. For many years, Lil Wayne was the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, before ending his association with the company in June 2018.


50 Cent confident Lil Wayne was paid for Trump endorsement [Video]

50 Cent confident Lil Wayne was paid for Trump endorsement

50 Cent is "sure" Lil Wayne was paid to support U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the election, because the In Da Club hitmaker reportedly turned down his own $1 million dollar pay day.

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Lil Wayne hit with federal weapons charge in Florida [Video]

Lil Wayne hit with federal weapons charge in Florida

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida has charged Lil Wayne with a federal weapons charge.

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Lil Wayne endorses Trump for four more years [Video]

Lil Wayne endorses Trump for four more years

Lil Wayne has given U.S. leader Donald Trump a big boost five days before Americans go to the polls by endorsing the President for another four years.

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Lil Wayne facing federal gun charge in Florida

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Lil Wayne Charged by Feds with Possession of Firearm, Ammo

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Lil Wayne's Girlfriend Dumps Him, Reportedly Over Trump Endorsement

Lil Wayne is single once again -- his GF, model Denise Bidot, is moving on ... and it sounds like his endorsement of President Trump was the last straw. Denise deleted her IG account Tuesday, but..
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President Trump Says Lil Wayne is an 'Activist' and Meeting Went Well

President Trump's putting a label on Lil Wayne that doesn't always come to mind ... calling the rapper an "activist" after their now infamous pow wow. Trump's feeling really good about Weezy's..
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Brett Favre has something in common with Lil Wayne and Jack Nicklaus -- they're all officially on the Trump Train. The NFL legend officially endorsed Donald Trump for President on Friday -- just days..
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Rapper Lil Wayne meets Trump and praises his "Platinum Plan"

"He listened to what we had to say today and assured he will and can get it done," Lil Wayne said.
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'Rappers are Republicans?!?!': Lil Wayne's meeting with Donald Trump causes confusion on social media

Conservatives cheered Lil Wayne while critics mocked him. Rapper 50 Cent was among the critics, even as he was widely cited as a Trump supporter.
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Lil Wayne Gifted New Birthday McLaren by Mack Maine, 'C5' News Too

Lil Wayne is about to be another year older, so to celebrate ... his Young Money partner made him a new car owner, with a sweet little announcement about new tunes in tow. As you might be aware .....
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Lil Wayne Bus Shooting, Alleged Shooter Cops Plea Deal

The guy accused of shooting at Lil Wayne's bus in 2015 has copped a pretty sweet plea deal ... but we're told he's not getting out of jail just yet. Jimmy Winfrey has pled guilty to 2 counts of..
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ShowBiz Minute: Beyonce, BET, Wayne

At BET Awards, Beyonce wins humanitarian award, urges viewers to vote; Lil Wayne pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at BET; Leaders of Orange County's Democratic Party push to drop John Wayne's name from the..
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BET Awards: Lil Wayne pays musical tribute to Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

Rapper Lil' Wayne performed a version of his 2009 track "Kobe Bryant" to honor the legend at the BET Awards Sunday night.
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Lil Wayne fans sound off after rapper misses another scheduled performance

Lil Wayne fans were notified last minute that the rapper would not perform at the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
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Lil Wayne cancels tour appearance with Blink-182, says he was kicked out of St. Louis hotel

Lil Wayne skipped an appearance on his joint tour with Blink-182 on Saturday night after claiming he was kicked out of a St. Louis hotel that morning.
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'Was it gunshots?' Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured

Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.
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The best and worst of Lollapalooza 2019 in Chicago, from Janelle Monae to Shaquille O'Neal

The Chicago mega festival featured standout performances (both good and bad) from Ariana Grande, J. Balvin, Lil Wayne, the Chainsmokers and more.
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