Lil Wayne By Brandon Goff and Ulla Compton

Lil Wayne, aka Weezy F. Baby is known as one of the best artists in hip hop today and one of the greatest of all time.

Lil Wayne was destined to be a hip-hop icon from the beginning, signing with Birdman and Cash Money Records.

Birdman and Wayne

Wayne adopted the nickname Birdman Jr. because of his close association to Birdman

Birdman and Wayne's album, Like Father Like Son

In 2004, Lil Wayne dropped Tha Carter 2, which took his career to new heights.

Carter 2

In 2008, he dropped Tha Carter 3, which further cemented his legacy amongst the top rappers in the game.

Carter 3

In 2011, he dropped Tha Carter 4, which is considered his best album and one of the greatest albums ever.

Carter 4

Lil Wayne is working on Tha Carter 5, which still doesn't have a known release date

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