Lil Wayne is signing to UTA, a leading global talent, and entertainment sports company. They will be representing the GRAMMY Award-Winning recording artist and entrepreneur for worldwide representation.
Regarded by many as one of the most influential rap artists of his generation, Lil Wayne has made an insurmountable impact on the hip-hop community. Most recently, he released the mixtape No Ceilings 3 in November 2020 and his 13th full-length album Funeral in January 2020. Funeral debuted at the #1 spot on the US Billboard Top 200 albums chart. He is currently working on his next album I Am Not A Human Being III. The album will be released later this year.
Lil Wayne is dropping I Am Not A Human Being III
A pioneer of the mixtape and southern hip-hop in the 90s, Wayne released his debut The Block Is Hot in 1999. He followed the project with an extensive discography including two consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200. with 2008’s triple-platinum three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning opus Tha Carter III and its double-platinum 2011 successor Tha Carter IV. In 2018, he released Tha Carter V, which reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 and broke the record for the second-largest streaming week for an album. Every song on Tha Carter V charted on the Billboard Hot 100. Wayne was also the first male artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100. He has a staggering 109 hits.
In total, Wayne has sold over 120 million records worldwide. He has won five GRAMMY Awards, 11 BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards. He also has two MTV Video Music Awards among many others.
Additionally, Wayne owns and operates Young Money Entertainment as CEO. The company ignited the careers of blockbuster artists Drake and Nicki Minaj. An active philanthropist, Wayne also founded The One Family Foundation. It is a nonprofit organization that empowers underserving youth by providing them with access to opportunities to develop their talents.
Wayne continues to work with his longtime partner Mack Maine and attorney Kenneth Meiselas. He is signed to Young Money Entertainment/Republic Records.