The discography of American rapper Lil Wayne consists of ten studio albums (including one collaborative album), one remix album, twenty-five mixtapes, one-hundred forty seven singles (including five collaborative singles and one-hundred twelve as a featured artist), seventeen promotional singles and one-hundred one music videos.
Born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., Lil Wayne began his career when he was a teenager. In 1993, Lil Wayne teamed with fellow rapper B.G. to form the duo The B.G.’z; they released an album True Story in 1995. Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys in 1997; Hot Boys would release three albums: Get It How U Live! in 1997, Guerrilla Warfare in 1999, and Let ‘Em Burn in 2003. In 1998, Lil Wayne appeared on the hit single « Back That Thang Up » by fellow Hot Boys rapper Juvenile.
Lil Wayne made his solo debut in 1999 with Tha Block Is Hot, which went platinum and yielded the singles « Tha Block Is Hot », « Respect Us », and « Get Off the Corner ». His later albums, Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002) attracted minor attention, and Lil Wayne appeared on the Big Tymers’ hit single « #1 Stunna » in 2000. Beginning in 2003, Lil Wayne began recording a series of mixtapes titled Da Drought that led up to his 2004 album Tha Carter. « Go D.J. », the lead single from Tha Carter, reached #14 on theBillboard Hot 100 in the United States, and Lil Wayne also made a guest performance on another top ten single, « Soldier » by Destiny’s Child. In 2005, Tha Carter II came out with the singles « Fireman », « Hustler Muzik », and « Shooter ».