Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. is better known by his stage name Lil Wayne. Lil Wayne was born on September 1982 and the American artist hails from New Orleans, Louisiana. Lil Wayne’s mother gave birth to him when she was just 19-year-old and abandoned by his father when he was just 2-year-old after his parents got divorced. Things were tough in the childhood but he did not give up and went on with what he had in his mind.

Wayne revealed the reason he does not go by his real name Dwayne was that his father is alive and because he is not and has never been in his life, he would not go with the D. That is why he goes with just Wayne and giving that he is junior, he is Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne kicked off his musical career at age nine; that was when he joined Cash Money Records. Wayne recorded his first rap song when he was eight. Lil Wayne’s debut solo album “The Black is Hot” was certified a platinum collection. Wayne founded his label, Young Money in 2005.  This is a great man who did so much in his field and got lots of love.