Lil Wayne joins Voodoo festival lineup

June 26, 2008 8:39:01 PM PDT
Rapper Lil Wayne is the latest addition to the lineup for this year's Voodoo Experience in the rapper's native New Orleans. The musical celebration will feature dozens of acts on six stages in October. The lineup already includes R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, Stone Temple Pilots, Erykah Badu and Joss Stone.

Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., scored the year's best-selling album sales debut this month, with 1 million copies sold of his new CD, "Tha Carter III."

The Voodoo Experience, which is in its 10th year, will be held Oct. 24-26 at New Orleans' City Park behind the New Orleans Museum of Art.