Lil Wayne and the Hot Boys
The Hot Boys achieved mainstream success and rose to the top of the hip-hop world. However, trouble plagued the group as well as drug issues. These issues caused the group to disband and the various member went their separate ways.
Lil Wayne Goes Solo
Although his fellow Hot Boys members went on to do other things, Lil Wayne stayed true to his craft. The young rapper continued to work hard and record song after song and slowly began to make a name for himself.
Tha Block Is Hot
The rapper released his debut solo album Tha Block Is Hot. The rapper was still a teenager but his vibe and experience in the world at such a young age was very appealing. Tha Block Is Hot went on to reach number one on Billboard’s Hot 100. It then went on to sell over one million copies. Lil Wayne was blowing up!