Young Money Records head honcho, Lil Wayne celebrates his 29th birthday today. It was 20 years ago when Weezy stepped into the rap game as the youngest member of Cash Money Records. Wayne was one half of the duo, the BG’z with B.G. in ’97 and one third of the trio, The Hot Boys with B.G. and Young Turk. In ’99 he released his debut album, “The Block is Hot”, which also went platinum.
Wayne gain most of his successful recognition with “Tha Carter” in 2004, and every Carter album after that. The most successful of them all was “Tha Carter III”, reaching platinum in the first week of sales in 2008. Today Wayne has released “Tha Carter IV”, which sold over 960k copies in the first week. And to further prove his 2008 proclamation as “the best rapper alive” he has been listed in the 2012 Guinness Book Of World Records for the record of Most US Hot 100 Hits By A Rap Artist with 64 hits between 1999 and 2010. Weezy F. Baby has alot to celebrate in his 29 years. Happy Bday to one of hip hop’s most phenomenal rappers.
Lil Wayne’s Most Popular Videos:
How To Love
Lollipop Ft. Static Major
Mrs. Officer ft. Bobby Valentino
The Block is Hot
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