Lil Wayne performed at the 51st annual Grammy awards in 2009.
2008 BET Hip Hop Awards
At the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2008, Lil Wayne joined T-Pain on stage to perform hits "A Milli," "Got Money" and "Lollipop"
MTV Music Video Awards 2008
The rapper performed with Kid Rock at the MTV Music Video Awards in 2008.
Court Sentencing 2010
Lil' Wayne, who in 2012 passed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, has had various run-ins with the law on both drugs and weapons charges. On March 8, 2010, he was sentenced to one year at Rikers Island for pleading guilty to possession of a weapon in connection with a gun that was found on his tour bus in 2007.
BET Awards 2009
Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter Jr., won best male hip hop artist at the BET Awards in 2009.
BET Awards 2005
The rapper, who also goes by Weezy, did the step-and-repeat at the BET Awards in 2005.
BET Awards 2011
Rock Ross joined Weezy on stage at the 2011 BET Awards.
Escape to Total Rewards 2012
At the end of 2007, an MTV poll selected Lil Wayne as "hottest MC in the game."
Hot 97 Summer Jam 2008
In 2011, Lil Wayne released his "Tha Carter IV," which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, sold nearly 1,000,000 copies in its first week of release and was the third chart-topping album of the rapper's career.
I Am Music Tour 2009
T-Pain joined Lil Wayne on Tour at Universal City's Gibson Amphitheater in 2009.
I Am Music Tour 2011
Weezy again toured in 2011, stopping at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
IHeartRadio Music Festival 2012
In September 2012, the rapper performed at the IHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.
2012 NBA All-Star Game
At the NBA All-Star Game in 2012, the avid basketball fan sported diamond-encrusted Beats By Dre headphones that reportedly retailed $1,000,000.
Lil Wayne on 106 and Park
Weezy, who is known for his elaborate mouth grillz, performed BET's 106 and Park with fellow performer Lloyd.
2011 Billboard Music Awards
Lil Wayne performed with Mary J. Blige at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards.
GQ Super Bowl Party 2013
Last month, Lil Wayne performed at GQ's Super Bowl party in New Orleans and also made headlines for getting into an altercation with a cameraman.
In October 2012, the rapper "sang" Take Me Out to the Ballgame at the MLB National League Championship game.
Lil Wayne and Friends
Lil Wayne with friends Lance Bass and Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis.
Friends, Part Two
Lil Wayne with Justin Bieber and boxer Floyd Mayweather.
Lil Wayne with Flava Flav
The rapper with former Public Enemy member and Vh1 reality star Flava Flav.
The rapper is known for sipping sizzurp, the cough medicine concoction that reportedly sent him into seizure in teh first place, out of Styrofoam cups.
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