Los Angeles, May 9 : American rapper Lil Wayne hopes to find a cure for his seizures, which happen without any warning.
"I go to sleep and wake up in the hospital. I don't feel anything. There's no warning, no nothing. I don't feel sick. I just hope it stops happening," femalefirst. co. uk quoted 30-year-old artist as saying.
He previously talked about his condition in March after spending six days in an intensive care unit.
"I'm prone to seizures. This isn't my first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh seizure. I've had a bunch of seizures, ya'll just never hear about them," he said.
Does the new track by rapper Lil Wayne titled 6'7" remind us of his earlier hit and one of his best numbers `A Milli'? If reports circulating in the media surrounding his new track are to be believed, then it does. According to music critics in the US and several followers on the social networking site Twitter, all who have listened to the new track 6'7" are bound to compare it with Lil Wayne's A Milli. And while comparisons are being made, critics are also of the opinion that the new track which has premiered a few weeks back will be a hit with the common man.
Washington, November 19 : Rapper Lil Wayne has welcomed two children this year, according to reports.
The Grammy-award winning star was said to have recently welcomed a son with R&B singer Nivea just two months after actress Lauren London gave birth to little Lennox Samuel Ari in September this year.
According to Allhiphop. com, the 27-year-old, born as Dwayne Carter, Jr, reportedly was not present at the time of the birth of his fourth child due to prior engagement, reports Contactmusic.
Lil Wayne has a daughter, Reginae, with ex-wife Antonia Carter. His second child, Dwayne III, was born to an unidentified woman last year. (ANI)
New York, October 29 : Lil Wayne was spotted partying hard before his due jail term for possession of an illegal gun.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper pleaded guilty to possessing a .40-caliber semi-automatic on his tour bus outside the Beacon Theatre.
The 27-year-old was seen enjoying himself alongside rapper Nelly at a Miami hot spot.
"They were with a big group of women and stayed until 4 a. m," the New York Post quoted a source as saying.
The star will be sentenced in February when he is expected to be handed a year in prison. (ANI)
Washington, Oct 23 : Rapper Lil Wayne may face one-year jail term after he pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession.
The Grammy winner did not speak as he left the courthouse with members of his entourage, who piled into four SUVs.
Police had said a gun was found in his tour bus in Manhattan in 2007.
The 27 year old singer real name Dwayne Carter’s trial had been due to start Jan. 20.
The judge had been holding a hearing on a debated DNA profiling technique used to tie the rapper to the gun.
Washington, Oct 19 : The four mothers of singer Lil Wayne''s children are on good terms, the mum of his oldest child has revealed.
The hip-hop star had confirmed earlier this month he is set to become a dad for the fourth time after conceiving his third son with RnB singer Nivea.
Wayne also has kids with actress Lauren London, another unidentified woman and ex-wife Antonia ''Toya'' Carter.
However, Carter insists that all women get along well.
Washington, Oct 16 : Rapper Lil Wayne is to become dad for the fourth time.
According to E! Online, 27-year-old singer Nivea is pregnant with the "Lollipop" singer’s fourth kid.
This child would be the third son in about a year for the 27-year-old Wayne (real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.), reports Us magazine.
Wayne’s first son was born to a woman - whose identity has not been made public - last October.
His second son, Lennox Samuel Ari, was born to actress Lauren London in September 2009.
London, Sept 14 : Singer Lil Wayne has welcomed his third child with actress Lauren London.
According to HipHollywood. com, the baby boy was born on September 9.
"Lauren London and Dwayne Carter welcomed their healthy baby boy into the world on 09-09-09. Everyone is happy and well," the Daily Express quoted London’s spokesperson as saying.
Washington, Aug 4 : American rapper Lil Wayne has had to fight off rumours that he has been shot dead over the weekend, after he allegedly got involved in a gang dispute.
The reports, which started surfacing online on August 1, stated that Wayne, 26, had fallen victim to the ongoing battle between the notorious Los Angeles gangs the Bloods and the Crips, reports Contactmusic.
Washington, Jun 13 : American rapper Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., a. k. a. Lil Wayne is reportedly expecting two children from two women this year.
Wayne’s on/off girlfriend Nivea is said to be pregnant with his child, and he is alleged to also be expecting a baby with model/actress Lauren London, reports Contactmusic.
According to celebrity blogger FreddyO, having a baby with Nivea is not the only good news, as the 26-year-old singer is also said to be planning to wed her this summer.
Washington, June 13 : Rapper Lil Wayne will be seen endorsing a new range of cigars - specially made for smoking marijuana.
According to the Hip Hop Weekly magazine, the Lollipop hitmaker is a well-known advocate of the drug.
He’s a huge fan of Bogey Blunts and thus has allowed manufacturers to use his image on the packaging, reports Contactmusic.
The cigars are made with leaves that can be easily unrolled for users to add their own tobacco.
Meanwhile, reports say that Wayne’s on/off girlfriend Nivea is pregnant with his child and is also planning to wed her this summer. (ANI)
Washington, Mar 5 : American rapper Lil Wayne has revealed that he takes good care of his diamond teeth by brushing them every morning, noon and night.
Wayne, 26, who has an estimated 150,000 dollars worth of gems fixed to his teeth permanently, cannot remove them.
He has to be careful with what he eats, and cleans them after every meal.
"I brush them after dinner, after lunch - with Colgate," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
New York, Feb 25 : American rapper Lil Wayne will be heading to trail, as his appeal in a Manhattan courtroom on February 24 has failed to get a gun charge dropped.
Wayne’s defence lawyer Stacey Richman tried to have the July 2007 arrest quashed, claiming that a cop lied about smelling marijuana wafting out of the Grammy winner''s tour bus and used it as an excuse to board.
“The motion is denied,” the New York Daily News quoted Supreme Court Justice Charles Solomon as telling the 26-year-old singer, whose real name is Dwayne Carter.
Washington, Feb 6 : American rapper Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., a. k. a. Lil Wayne has revealed that he is a fan of marijuana and that he still uses the illegal drug for medicinal purposes.
Wayne, who has been arrested twice in the past three years on drug possession charges, with the most recent arrest being in January 2008, let out during a pre-Grammy Awards TV special that he uses the drug for his migraines.
As per his saying, he still smokes marijuana to help combat migraines "that make me wanna just kill myself."
Washington, Feb 3 : Apart from making music, popstar Lil Wayne has another hobby - bowling.
Wayne a. k. a Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., admitted that he spends much of his free time playing Nintendo''s Wii games console with his daughter Reginae, 10, and has perfected the art of virtual tennis, bowling and golf.
But more than any sport or computer games, Wayne has invested in his own bowling accessories and owns four custom-made bowling balls.
Washington, January 31: Rap superstar Lil Wayne has reached an out-of-court settlement with a record company over the use of a Rolling Stones sample in a song on his latest album.
He was sued by the record company Abkco, which claimed that the rapper had used Play With Fire on his track Playing With Fire from his disc Tha Carter III.
The firm is said to be the owner of the rights to the Stones track, which appeared in the 1965 album Out of Our Heads.
Washington, Dec 12 : Golden boy Michael Phelps was overwhelmed after learning that his favourite rapper Lil Wayne had recorded a personal song for him.
The 23-year-old swimmer, who won eight Olympics gold medals, was stunned after meeting the rapper at the MTV Video Music Awards in September (08).
When asked about what was he listening to nowadays Phelps revealed that he had listened to the hip-hop star''s track I''m Me, which Wayne had sung to motivate before the races.
London, Dec 4 : Lil Wayne has won eight Grammy awards nominations, including album of the year for ‘Tha Carter III’.
Following close behind with seven nominations was British rock band Coldplay, while rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z, and R&B singer Ne-Yo each received six, reports BBC.
San Francisco - Rapper Lil Wayne topped the Grammy nominations late Wednesday with eight nominations, placing him above Coldplay which garnered seven, and Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Kanye West who each earned six nods.
Alison Krauss, John Mayer, Robert Plant, Radiohead and Jazmine Sullivan received five nominations each, and Adele, Danger Mouse, Eagles, Lupe Fiasco, George Strait, and T. I. each have four nominations.
"The Grammy Awards process once again has yielded a comprehensive, diverse and eclectic group of excellent nominees across multiple genres," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.
Washington, Nov 26 : Lil Wayne''s multi-million-selling album ‘Tha Carter III’ has topped a new poll of the ‘Best Album of 2008’.
The rapper''s hit album has beaten Girl Talk''s’ ‘Feed The Animals’, which came second, reports Contactmusic.
TV On The Radio''s ‘Dear Science’ landed the third spot on the new Blender magazine hitlist while Metallica’s ‘Death Magnetic’ came fourth.
Rounding off the top five was Hot Chip’s ‘Made In The Dark’.
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