Lil Wayne, dont le vrai nom est Dwayne Michael Carter Jr (né le 27 septembre 1982 à La Nouvelle-Orléans), est un rappeur américain. En activité depuis le milieu des années 1990, il est particulièrement connu pour sa trilogie Tha Carter, son flow grinçant et son surnom de « plus grand rappeur vivant ».
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. Formerly a member of the rap group the Hot Boys, he joined the Cash Money Records collective as a teenager. Get It How U Live, released in 1997, was Lil Wayne's first album with Hot Boys, and Tha Block is Hot, his solo debut, came out in 1999.
After gaining fame with two other albums in the early 2000s, Lil Wayne reached higher popularity with 2004's Tha Carter and its two subsequent albums Tha Carter II (2005) and Tha Carter III (2008). He earned various accolades following Tha Carter III, including being nominated for eight Grammy Awards. He will release a rock album titled Rebirth in 2009.
Wayne stated that he would release a debut rock album titled Rebirth. It was set to be released on April 7th, 2009, then May 19th, 2009 and finally a June 9th, 2009 release. "Prom Queen", the first buzz single, debuted on January 27 immediately after a live Internet broadcast of his concert in San Diego."Prom Queen" peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts."Hot Revolver", the second buzz single, debuted on iTunes on March 17th and peaked at #33 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.