Lil Wayne vs Jay Z

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Actor, Record Producer, Artist, Musician, Designer, Rapper, Singer
$155 Million
Net worth 2018
$19.3 Million
Musician
Industry
Other
Residence
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
United States
Country
United States
27/09/1982
BirthDay
04/12/1969
5 ft 5 Inches
Height
1.87 m
4 (Reginae, Dwayne III, Lauren, Neal)
Children
1
Drop Out, University of Houston
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2017

Lil Wayne cancelled a Las Vegas show on September 3, 2017, having had a seizure in a Chicago hospital earlier that day, where he was brought after being found unconscious in a hotel room

2016

"He had two seizures in June 2016, during a cross-country flight from Wisconsin to California, and landed in Omaha, Nebraska

2015

They split at the end of 2015 after collaborating on various singles, videos, and concert dates

2014

The two eventually reconciled, and Juvenile re-signed with Cash Money Records in 2014

2013

On March 14, 2013, TMZ reported that Lil Wayne had been treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on the evening of March 12, after suffering seizures while on a music video set with Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj

2012

In 2012 after much speculation that Pusha T was subliminally dissing Canadian rapper and Wayne's Young Money signee Drake in several songs, the speculation heightened after the release of Pusha T's "Exodus 23:1" song

2011

On August 24, 2011, a song called "It's Good" by Lil Wayne (featuring Drake and Jadakiss) was leaked online and included Lil Wayne responding "Talkin' 'bout baby money? I gotcha baby money

2010

As part of the plea deal he was able to serve 36 months of probation, which he was sentenced to on June 30, 2010

2009

In a 2009 interview with Tropical TV, Birdman disputed the MTV poll that voted Jay Z "The Hottest MC in the Game", stating that Lil Wayne was a better rapper and made more money

2008

On July 24, 2008, Abkco Music Inc filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne for copyright infringement and unfair competition, specifically referring to Tha Carter III's track "Playing with Fire"

2007

Following a performance at Qwest Arena in Boise, Idaho, Lil Wayne was arrested October 5, 2007 on felony fugitive charges after Georgia authorities accused the rapper of possessing a controlled substance

2006

The rappers asked him to record some "Italian-styled spoken word recordings" in 2006

2005

After earning his GED, Wayne enrolled at the University of Houston in January 2005

2004

Lil Wayne did not respond directly to the song, instead paying tribute to the Hot Boys with a song called "I Miss My Dawgs" on 2004’s Tha Carter

2002

Tension between Wayne and American rapper, Pusha T, had been going on for years, beginning soon after Clipse and Birdman worked on "What Happened to That Boy", the latter's 2002 single

2000

His 2000 follow-up album Lights Out failed to attain the level of success achieved by his debut but was certified gold by RIAA

1999

The album earned Carter a 1999 Source magazine nomination for "Best New Artist", and also became a Top Ten hit

1996

In 1996, Carter joined the Hot Boys along with rappers Juvenile, B

1991

In the summer of 1991, he met Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records

1990

Wayne attended McMain in the early 1990s for two years

1982

was born on September 27, 1982, and grew up in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana

2017

On June 18, 2017, Beyoncé's father Mathew Knowles confirmed that she had given birth to twins with Jay-Z

2015

In July 2015, Carter invested $20 million in JetSmarter, an app that lets people book private executive plane rides in seconds

2014

In 2014, Jay-Z invested $200 million in Armand de Brignac champagne owned Sovereign Brands, a New York-based wine and spirits company for a 100 percent stake, making it the second alcoholic product acquisition in his financial investment portfolio

2013

Jay-Z has previously stated in a song that "the greatest form of giving is anonymous to anonymous" and, in 2013, it was revealed by author dream hampton, who co-wrote Jay-Z's book Decoded, that he quietly established a trust fund for Sean Bell's children

2012

A Syracuse University finance professor also gave similar opinions, pointing to Jay-Z's only giving $6,000 to charity after making $63 million in 2012

2011

In April 2011, it was widely reported that Jay-Z had outbid executives at Universal Records and Jive Records to acquire independent record label Block Starz Music

2010

" During the 2010 mid-term elections' campaign, Jay-Z appeared, along with other artists, in an ad prepared by the HeadCount organization, urging voters, and especially younger ones, to register and vote

2009

In January 2009, Forbes ranked them as Hollywood's top-earning couple, with a combined total of $162 million

2008

By 2008, Jay-Z was actively involved in the 2008 presidential campaign, where he supported increased voter participation and helped send voters to polling stations

2007

In March 2007, Jay-Z sold the rights to the Rocawear brand to Iconix Brand Group, for $204 million

2006

In 2006, Jay-Z appeared with Russell Simmons in a PSA combatting racism and anti-Semitism organized by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding

2005

In October 2005, he was reported in English media as considering buying a stake of Arsenal F

2004

Later in 2004, Jay-Z was named president of Def Jam Records, which led to Jay-Z, Dash and Biggs selling their remaining interests in Roc-A-Fella Records and Jay-Z taking control of both of the companies

2003

In 2003, Jay-Z, together with his mother, founded The Shawn Carter Foundation, which has assisted eligible students facing socio-economic hardships through college

2002

In 2002, Jay-Z and Beyoncé collaborated for the song "'03 Bonnie & Clyde"

2001

In October 2001, Jay-Z pleaded guilty to stabbing record producer Lance Rivera at the Kit Kat Klub in New York City in 1999

2000

When he was indicted in Manhattan Criminal Court in late January 2000, he pleaded not guilty; he and his lawyers contended that they had witnesses and videotapes proving he had been nowhere near Rivera during the incident

1999

On December 1, 1999, Jay-Z, who had come to believe that record executive Lance "Un" Rivera was behind the bootlegging of Vol

1997

After reaching a new distribution deal with Def Jam in 1997, Jay-Z released his follow-up In My Lifetime, Vol

1996

After striking a distribution deal with Priority, Jay-Z released his 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt with beats from acclaimed producers such as DJ Premier and Super DJ Clark Kent and an appearance by The Notorious B

1995

"With no major label to give him a record deal, Jay-Z sold CDs out of his car and, with Damon Dash and Kareem Biggs, created Roc-A-Fella Records as an independent label in 1995

1994

He first became known to a wide audience on the posse cut "Show and Prove" on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy's Home

1990

" Jay-Z became embroiled in several battles with rapper LL Cool J in the early 1990s

1988

He was also ranked the 88th-greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone

1982

Jay-Z claims in his lyrics that in 1982 at age 12, he shot his older brother in the shoulder for stealing his jewelry

1980

At the start of the album's first single, "Blue Magic", Jay-Z offers a dealer's manifesto while making references to political figures of the late 1980s with the lyric: "Blame Reagan for making me to into a monster, blame Oliver North and Iran-Contra, I ran contraband that they sponsored, before this rhymin' stuff we was in concert

1970

Fela! is a story about an African pioneer and political activist who made his first moves on the scene during the 1970s

1969

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as JAY-Z, is an American rapper and businessman

1956

They performed this song together at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards opening