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Even At His Peak, Lil Wayne Was Never Invincible

Even at his peak, Lil Wayne was never truly invincible.
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Lil Wayne And Drake’s Circles Of Influence

The rapper has a long and weird history of collaborations, but his relationship with Drake has been the most profitable.
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This Is The Woman Responsible For 300 Of Lil Wayne’s Tattoos

Dow Hokoana talks about her favorite Lil Wayne tattoos and the process of inking his entire lower body.
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Considering The Importance Of Lil Wayne’s New York Period

Unmoored from New Orleans, Lil Wayne created some of the best music of his career.
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The Quiet Legacy Of Lil Wayne Kissing Birdman

The story behind the picture of lil wayne and birdman kissing.
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The Carter Documentary Showed Us How Small Lil Wayne’s World Was

<i>The Carter</i>, the 2008 documentary on Lil Wayne, revealed how the rapper's dedication may have led to his blinkered perception of social issues.
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The Complete History Of “Bling Bling”

The true story of one of rap’s most defining moments, from the projects of New Orleans to the pages of Merriam-Webster.
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How Lil Wayne Went From Neighborhood Fame To International Stardom

Q93 radio DJ Wild Wayne explains how Lil Wayne went from neighborhood fame with the Hot Boys in New Orleans to international stardom.
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Mannie Fresh Looks Back On Lil Wayne’s Rap Beginnings As A “Kid Genius”

Mannie Fresh talks about Lil Wayne's early rap beginnings.
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Rap’s First Millennial Grows Up

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Lil Wayne went from teenage gangsta to Greatest Rapper Alive to another thirtysomething who hates his job. This is why we still listen.
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Introducing Lil Wayne Week

A week-long look at the New Orleans rapper’s rise to fame, and everything that came after.
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