Lil Wayne

1982 - Today

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Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is regarded as one of the most influential hip hop artists of his generation, and is often mentioned among the greatest rappers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lil Wayne has received more than 29,631,667 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Lil Wayne is the 257th most popular singer (down from 227th in 2019), the 1,538th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,485th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 30M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lil Waynes by language

Over the past year Lil Wayne has had the most page views in the with 2,868,259 views, followed by French (177,259), and Spanish (116,962). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (436.46%), Tumbuka (206.67%), and Haitian (139.90%)


Among singers, Lil Wayne ranks 257 out of 4,381Before him are Shane MacGowan, Sade, Giuseppina Strepponi, Zdravko Čolić, Victoria Beckham, and Marian Gold. After him are Barbara, Chris Cornell, Warda Al-Jazairia, Dino Merlin, Kylie Minogue, and Joan Sutherland.

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Among people born in 1982, Lil Wayne ranks 5Before him are Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Kaká, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Anne Hathaway. After him are Sultan Kösen, Petr Čech, Víctor Valdés, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, Kirsten Dunst, Yelena Isinbayeva, and Eddie Redmayne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lil Wayne ranks 1,538 out of 20,380Before him are Arthur Penn (1922), Murray Bookchin (1921), Alex Jones (1974), Pat Nixon (1912), Robert Loggia (1930), and Percy Spencer (1894). After him are Lee Miller (1907), Gus Van Sant (1952), Sam Elliott (1944), Chris Cornell (1964), Richard Jenkins (1947), and Jan-Michael Vincent (1944).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Lil Wayne ranks 83Before him are Phil Ochs (1940), Kim Carnes (1945), DJ Khaled (1975), Bessie Smith (1894), Sam Cooke (1931), and Debbie Harry (1945). After him are Chris Cornell (1964), Beyoncé (1981), Mariah Carey (1969), Busta Rhymes (1972), Stevie Nicks (1948), and Janet Jackson (1966).