Lil Wayne: Through The Years

  • Lil' Lil Wayne in 8th grade.

  • A member of 'Hot Boys' 1996-99.

  • Rapper Birdman and Lil Wayne attend 14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards on March 4, 2000.

  • Hot 97 Summer Jam 2004 - Backstage

  • NBA All Star Party, 20 Feb 2005.

  • Rapper Lil Wayne poses for a portrait session at the W Hotel on December 12, 2005 in New York City.

  • Rapper Lil Wayne poses for a portrait session at the W Hotel on December 12, 2005 in New York City.

  • Lil Wayne poses for a photo backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios on January 12, 2006.

  • MTV's Spring Break Day 1 - Matchbook Romance and Lil Wayne, 08 Mar 2006.

  • Lil Wayne and Lil Mo, 06 May 2006.

  • Lil Wayne's SUPER BLING at 2006's MTV Video Music Awards.

  • Weezy at the BET awards, June 27, 2007.

  • 'Thank God I'm Famous Party' Hosted by Lil' Wayne, Ludacris and Young Jeezy, February 16, 2008.

  • Lil Wayne performs as the headliner for the 11th Annual BMI Atlanta Unsigned Artist Showcase on April 24, 2008

  • Bobby V and Lil Wayne perform in a music video shoot for 'Tell Me' May 27, 2008 in Miami Beach, Florida

  • Lil Wayne performs during the taping of MTV's 'FNMTV' on June 18, 2008 in Hollywood, California.

  • Rapper Lil' Wayne attends the 2008 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on June 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Rapper Lil Wayne performs onstage during his 'I Am Music' Tour featuring T-Pain at the Gibson Amphitheater on March 29, 2009 in Universal City, California

  • Lil Wayne arrives in court for weapon charges at New York State Supreme Court on March 8, 2010 in New York City.

  • Another court photo from the same day.

  • Lil' Wayne arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Rapper Lil Wayne, Christopher Schwarzenegger, and Maria Shriver sit in the audience during the 2011 NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Lil' Wayne performs onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 21, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Lil Wayne sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' during the seventh inning as the San Francisco Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California.

  • Neil Patrick Harris, Lil Wayne, and Tom Arnold attend DIRECTV'S Seventh Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl at DTV SuperFan Stadium at Mardi Gras World on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Wayne getting his tattin' on, May 3, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

  • Last week Lil Wayne Hosts SPECTRE By SUPRA Launch In Miami on May 3, 2013.

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