1. Lil Wayne 'Recovering' From Serious Seizure: Rep

    March 15, 2013 10:10 PM EDT Lil Wayne is in Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Hospital after suffering a seizure on Friday afternoon, according to multiple reports. An anonymous source close to the MC confirmed to the Associated Press that Wayne, 30, had a seizure; a rep for ...

  2. 2013 Grammy Awards: Rap Song, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Anthems and opuses from hip-hop's big guns and breakthrough stars best RAP album Take Care Drake LABEL: Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records PRODUCERS: Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Carlo Montagnese, the Weeknd, Jamie "XX" ...

  3. Lil Wayne Scores 100th Hit on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    June 21, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne , the ubiquitous rapper and founder of Young Money Entertainment, earns his 100th entry on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. By joining Rick Ross and Drake as featured artists on French Montana 's "Pop That," the ...

  4. Lil Wayne Scores 100th Hit on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    June 21, 2012 10:58 AM EDT Lil Wayne, the ubiquitous rapper and founder of Young Money Entertainment, earns his 100th entry on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. By joining Rick Ross and Drake as featured artists on French Montana's "Pop That," ...

  5. Lil Wayne Put in Solitary Confinement in Jail

    October 05, 2010 7:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne is facing the music after being accused of breaking jail rules by having gear for listening to tunes: He can expect to go solo for the rest of his time behind bars in a gun case. The Grammy Award-winning rapper was moved Monday (Oct. 4) in ...

  6. Warrant Issued For Lil Wayne in Arizona Case

    March 17, 2010 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 An Arizona judge issued a bench warrant Tuesday for Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne after he failed to appear for a hearing on drug and weapons charges because he is serving jail time in New York. 50 Musicians Mugshots A Yuma County Superior C ...

  7. Lil Wayne Begins Jail Term

    March 08, 2010 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 L il Wayne was sentenced today to a year in jail in New York City for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in 2007, then was taken away in handcuffs to begin his term immediately. The Grammy Award-winning rapper, born Dwayne Carter, was sentenced in ...

  8. Lil Wayne Set To Test How Jails Handle Celebs

    March 01, 2010 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne may be a self-professed gangsta with the gunshot wound to prove it, but he's made plenty clear how he feels about doing time behind bars. "I'd rather be pushin' flowers," he raps in 2008's "A Milli," ...

  9. Lil Wayne Plays Farewell Show in New Orleans

    December 29, 2009 9:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a p ...

  10. Lil Wayne Has Hometown Farewell Show Before Jail

    December 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a ...

  11. Lil Wayne's Texas Tour Interrupted By Bus Drug Bust

    December 19, 2009 4:36 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Lil Wayne and 11 people traveling with him were briefly detained Friday night after U.S. Border Patrol officers found marijuana on two of his tour buses, authorities said. Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, and the others were quest ...

  12. Lil Wayne Pleads To Attempted Gun Possession

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession, and expects to receive a one-year jail sentence. He previously had pleaded not guilty to illegal gun possession charges that carried at least 3 1/2 years in pri ...

  13. Lil Wayne Pleads To Attempted Gun Possession

    October 22, 2009 11:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession, and expects to receive a one-year jail sentence. He previously had pleaded not guilty to illegal gun possession charges that carried at least 3 1/2 years in priso ...

  14. Lil Wayne Due For DNA Hearing In NYC Gun Case

    October 21, 2009 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne has a date in a Manhattan courtroom, but DNA science will take center stage. A hearing on a DNA profiling technique used in the rapper's 2007 gun-possession case was due to start Wednesday (Oct. 21). It concerns a process used for ide ...

  15. Lil Wayne Makes Arizona Court Appearance

    June 23, 2009 3:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Lil Wayne has appeared in an Arizona court on drug possession and weapons charges. Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, was ordered by a judge to attend Tuesday morning's pretrial hearing. His attorney says he told the Yuma Count ...

  16. Judge Allows Gun As Evidence In Lil Wayne Trial

    February 24, 2009 1:56 PM EST 0 0 0 A New York City judge says a handgun found on Lil Wayne's tour bus after a 2007 concert can be used as evidence at the rapper's trial. Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, has pleaded not guilty to gun possession and is free on $70 ...

  17. Top Rappers Descend On New York Court

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With four hip-hop heavies in the house, any enterprising promoter could have staged a rap concert. With four hip-hop heavies in the house, any enterprising promoter could have staged a rap concert. But the house was Manhattan Criminal Court, and the ...

  18. Ja Rule, Lil Wayne Arrested In Separate Incidents

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers Ja Rule and Lil Wayne have been arrested in New York and charged with criminal possession of a weapon in separate incidents, police said. The artists were arrested last night (July 23) shortly Rappers Ja Rule and Lil Wayne have been arrested ...

  19. Lil' Wayne Sued Over Missed Concert

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil' Wayne has been sued by Florida promoters who claim he missed a concert date and refused to reschedule it. Lil' Wayne has been sued by Florida promoters who claim he missed a concert date and refused to reschedule it. Nunoise Entertain ...