No, Lil' Wayne isn't Birdman's kid. At age eleven, he met Bryan Williams, aka Birdman, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne recorded freestyle raps on Williams' answering machine; Williams would eventually mentor the young Carter and include him in Cash Money-distributed songs. Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), better known by his stage name Lil Wayne. Bryan "Baby" Williams (born February 15, 1969), better known by his stage name, Birdman. Birdman was 13 when Lil' Wayne was born.