Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, also know as Lil Wayne, was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, when Lil Wayne was only 9 years old, he joined Cash Money Records. Five years later in 1996, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, with his Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne then transitioned to a solo career with albums Tha Carter, in addition to the hit albums II, III and IV. In 2005, Lil Wayne started his own label, Young Money Entertainment. Lil Wayne has Lil Wayne has sold over 100 million records worldwide, is one of the best-selling artists of all-time, and has won four Grammy Awards in 2009 for “A Milli” and “Lollipop”.