What kind of music does Lil Wayne play?

Although instead of his trademark rapping, Carter played the guitar. He topped off the most successful year of his career by being named MTV’s first Man of the Year. In February 2010, Carter changed direction and released a rock album called “Rebirth”. Singles from the album were released the previous year but did not do so well on the charts.

How old was Lil Wayne when he started rapping?

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr was born in September 1982 and grew up on the outskirts of New Orleans. His talent was recognised at an early age by Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records. The eight-year old impressed Williams with his original songs and he began mentoring the boy after school.

What was the biggest selling album by Lil Wayne?

It proved to be the rapper’s biggest selling album to date, with over a million copies sold in its first week and the single, “Lollipop” going to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, the first time Carter topped the singles chart. It wasn’t just the fans that were impressed with the album.

When did 500 Degreez by Lil Wayne come out?

Likewise, “500 Degreez” released in 2002 failed to make an impact on the charts that his debut album had done.

How old was Lil Wayne when he started Young Money?

The following year, at the age of 22, Carter became president of Cash Money records and founded his own label, Young Money Entertainment. His move into management, however, didn’t last very long and in 2007, he handed management of Young Money over to Cortez Bryant.

When did Lil Wayne’s album Tha Carter come out?

By 2004, Carter had honed his rapping style and his lyrics reflected his growing maturity as evidenced by his album, “Tha Carter” which sold almost 900,000 copies in the US and sent the single, “Go DJ” into the top five on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Eighteen months later, he released a follow-up.