Lil Wayne faces up to a year in jail for gun possession, and is about to learn his fate.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper is set to be sentenced Tuesday in New York after pleading guilty in a gun possession case. His plea deal calls for a year in jail, though good behavior could shave that to as little as eight months.
The 27-year-old was born Dwayne Carter. One of music's biggest sellers and rap's hottest stars, his ''Tha Carter III'' led 2008 album sales with 2.8 million copies sold. He won a Grammy that year -- best rap solo performance -- for ''A Milli.''
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