STORY BY DEANDROS BOSTIC, FNN REPORTER, TECH PREP BUREAU.
His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. But he is better known by his stage name Lil Wayne. He was born on September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is 29 years old. He wrote his first rap song at age eight. At the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label. In 1997, Carter joined the Hot Boys along with rappers Juvenile, B.G., and Turk. At age 15, Carter was the youngest member at that time. After the release of 500 Degreez in 2002, he was featured in the single "Neva Get Enuf" by 3LW. In the summer of 2004, Wayne's album “Tha Carter” was released. In 2006, Lil Wayne collaborated with rapper Birdman for the album “Like Father Like Son” whose first single, "Stuntin Like my Daddy,” reached No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100.Lil Wayne has done lots of achievements from 1997-2012.I think Lil Wayne is the biggest star in the world.
DeAndros Bostic is in the 7th grade at Friendship Tech Prep Academy.