24 Nov 2009 - In 2008, superstar rapper Lil' Wayne allowed a film crew full access to his hectic life. Cameras rolled as he smoked marijuana, drank soda mixed with prescription cough syrup, recorded rap lyrics almost constantly, toured the world and enjoyed the trappings of fame.The finished product, a documentary titled "The Carter," premiered to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival and the rapper reportedly enjoyed the movie.
21 Jun 2009 - Rapper Lil Wayne will be seen endorsing a new range of cigars - specially made for smoking marijuana. According to the Hip Hop Weekly magazine, the Lollipop hitmaker is a well-known advocate of the drug.
He’s a huge fan of Bogey Blunts and thus has allowed manufacturers to use his image on the packaging, reports Contactmusic .
The cigars are made with leaves that can be easily unrolled for users to add their own tobacco.
7 March 2009 - Last Wednesday, Hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne had his pending weed possession charge dismissed by a Fulton County, Georgia, judge. The case began in August of 2006, from an arrest of Lil Wayne at a hotel room of Twelve Hotel at Atlantic Station in downtown Atlanta.
The pre-trial motion hearing that ultimately resulted in the dismissal of the case was held in November 2008, but the final order of Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson was not ruled upon and filed until yesterday.
3 Feb 2009 - Rapper Lil Wayne talked about smoking cannabis with "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric for her pre-Grammy special set to air tomorrow (Wednesday Feb. 4).
From the early days of jazz until today, Marijuana and music have had a history together. Hip hop music is no exception, and neither is the history of rapper Lil Wayne. The star talked openly about his good-old habit, smoking weed, telling Couric: "I will stand up for marijuana any day ... I'm a rapper. That's who I am, Miss Katie, and I am a gangster and I do what I want. And I love to smoke".