Lil Tjay is an American rapper, singer, dancer, and songwriter. His stage name is derived from the first letter of his first name and first three letters of his middle name. In 2018, Lil Tjay signed to columbia Records. Lil Tjay's debut studio album, was released on October 11, 2019. The following year, he released a mixtape state of emergency that features only drill artists from New York City. True Myself debuted at number 5 on the billboard200, marking the album his first charted release.
His second studio album, destined 2 win was released on April 2, 2021, and includes the single "Calling My Phone", a collaboration with American singer 6lack, his highest charting song yet. Merritt was born in the bronx borough of New York. He was raised by a single mother of Ghanaian descent and had two younger siblings in what was described as a "roomy" apartment.
Merritt called himself the problematic child out of the three, as he would often get himself into petty robberies and school fights. At the age of 15, Merritt was arrested for one of his robberies and was sentenced for a year to a youth detention center where he would begin to write raps; they included one of his hit songs "Resume", which he released on Sound Cloud. In 2017, Lil Tjay began releasing music on Sound Cloud "Resume", one of his first songs, was released when Lil Tjay was 16 years old, and quickly began spreading online.
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur. He is regarded by many contemporaries as one of the most influential hip hop artists of his generation, and often cited as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
His career began in 1995, at the age of 12, when he was signed by rapper Birdman, joining Cash Money-Records as the youngest member of the label. For many years, Lil Wayne was the flagship artist of Cash Money Records, before ending his association with the company in June 2018.
In 1995, Wayne was put in a duo with label-mate B.G. and they recorded an album, True Sorry released that year, although Wayne (who was at that time known as Baby D) only appeared on three tracks. Wayne and B.G. soon joined the southern hip pop group Hot Boys with Cash Money label-mates Juvenile and Turk in 1997; they released their debut album Get It Hot U Live! in October that year. The Hot Boys became popular following the release of the album Guerrilla Warfare (1999) and the song "Bling Bling". Lil Wayne's solo debut album The Block Is Hot 1999) was his solo breakthrough, and he reached higher popularity with his fourth album the Carter 2004) and fifth album the Carter II2005), as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 2006 and 2007. He gained more prominence within the music industry with his sixth album the Carter III 2008), with first-week sales of over one million copies in the US. The album won the Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album and included successful singles "Lollipop", "A Milli" and "Got Money". Wayne's rock-influenced album titled Rebirth was released in 2010. In March 2010, Lil Wayne began serving an 8-month jail sentence in New York after being convicted of criminal possession of a weapon stemming from an incident in July 2007. His eighth studio album l Am Not a Human Being 2010) was released during his incarceration, while his 2011 album the Carter IV was released following his release. The Carter IV sold 964,000 copies in its first week in the United States. His twelfth studio album the Carter V was released in 2018 after multiple delays. Wayne's thirteenth album, Funeral, was released in early 2020.
Lil Wayne has sold over 120 million records worldwide, including more than 20 million albums and 70 million digital tracks in the United States, making him one of the World's best-selling Music artists. He has won five Grammy Awards, 11 BET Awards four Billboard Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and eight NAACP Image Awards. On September 27, 2012, he became the first male artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 with 109 songs. Lil Wayne also currently serves as the chief executive officer (CEO) of his own label, Young Money Entertainment.
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