How many people live in Dominican Republic?
The estimated population in 2009 was 9,650,054.
Lil Wayne is said to be half Dominican and half black (or Nigerian). He reps his Dominican heritage at the end of one of his videos. So, yes, I would guess that one of his parents is from the Dominican Republic. Juelz Santana and Fabolous are also half dominican. There are many people of Latino heritage in the hip hop and music industry.
Many people in the Dominican Republic who live in resort areas: Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, Samana, La Romana, etc. work in the travel industry. A lot of people work at all the resorts and hotels, many others work as tour guides, in money exchange, food service, sales, customer service, maintenance and anything else you can think of that has anything to do with tourism. People in the rural parts of Dominican Republic own land and…