When rapper Lil Wayne was 16, he became the father of Reginae Carter. At the time, the “Lollipop” singer was dating Reginae’s mother, Toya Johnson, known today as Toya Wright. Although Reginae will always be associated with her famous father, her own hustle is growing stronger as a television personality and Instagram influencer. As of this writing, she is a cast member on the reality show VH1 TI & Tiny: Family Hustle , along with her mother. However, that’s not his first reality show appearance. In 2014, Carter planned his 16th birthday party during an MTV episode of My Super Sweet 16 . After that, Reginae and her mother appeared on the show, Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, from 2017 to 2018.
During an episode of Family Hustle In 2018, Reginae struggled with her decision to leave Clark Atlanta University, openly telling her mother that she wanted to spend more time with her boyfriend, rapper YFN Lucci, a move that resulted in a backlash from the spectators, by BET . In addition to her desire to accompany her man, Reginae also used that time to act in the Lifetime movie. Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta , which aired in 2019.
Unfortunately for Reginae, their relationship did not last, but there was a silver lining to the situation. In addition to reality television history, the split brought Reginae and her father closer together, leaning on him for some post-breakup advice, for Complex .
So what’s next for Reginae Carter?
Lil Wayne’s daughter is making moves
On April 11, 2020, Reginae Carter told her 5 million followers on Instagram that she had a YouTube channel. However, there was a catch. She refused to release the first video until 10,000 people subscribed.
Spoiler alert: As of this writing, she has already exceeded her original goal, and her channel has 18.5 thousand subscribers. He released his first video on April 13, 2020, which had a bit of everything, including some TikTok footage.
In addition to sharing her life on YouTube, social media, and reality shows, Reginae has revealed her singing talent. In 2013, Cartelera reported that she was signed as an artist on her father Lil Wayne’s record label Young Money. In 2018, she appeared on the song “Famous” from her father’s most recent album, Tha Carter V.
There are some people who have famous parents who live off that success. Then there are other people who grew up in the spotlight who have rebelled to form their own public identity. Carter seems to have accepted his parents’ connections and exposure to become a success in his own right, on his own terms.