The teenage daughters of rappers Lil Wayne and Birdman were in New Orleans with their dads this weekend, but it was the girls who greeted fans and signed autographs at the Essence Festival.
Reginae Carter is the 14-year-old daughter of Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter. She collaborated with 16-year-old Bria Williams, daughter of Bryan “Birdman” Williams on a teen novel, Paparazzi Princesses. It’s based on stories and characters inspired by their own life experiences.
“It’s about the ups and downs of having celebrity parents,” Reginae Carter said. “It’s about how we go through everyday drama like everybody else.”
They hope their book will inspire more teens to read.
“Every book is not everybody’s choice,” Carter said, adding that she likes the idea of book clubs, where teens can get together and read the same thing. “We hope they’ll read ours.”
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