Today marks the 31st birthday of Dwayne Carter, Jr. A.K.A. Lil Wayne. Born on September 27, 1982, Lil Wayne has become one of hip-hop’s biggest superstars and one of rap’s most celebrated acts.
Since releasing his debut album, Tha Block Is Hot, in 1999, Lil Wayne has gone to drop 10 solo albums, sell tens of millions of records, win Grammy’s and make hundreds of guest appearances on his fellow rappers songs. Amongst his other notable accomplishments was dropping one of the 15 albums ever to sell a million records with Tha Carter 3 in 2008, and breaking Elvis Presley record for the most amount of songs to chart on the Billboard Top 100 on his birthday in 2012.
Happy Birthday, Lil Wayne!