Born Webster Gradney Jr., Lil Webbie is from Baton Rouge, La. While in high school, Webbie got signed to Trill Entertainment by Pimp C from UGK. He released two albums for Trill with Lil Boosie: 2003's Ghetto Stories and 2004's Gangsta Muzik, which spawned the songs "Bad Bitch" and "Swerve" (both were featured in the 2005 film Hustle & Flow). His music has appeared on mix tapes by Evil Empire and DJ Smallz, and in 2008 he got a distribution deal with Atlantic, which resulted in the album Savage Life. With his 2010 release, All or Nothing, he returned to working with Lil Boosie. In April of 2011, Webbie was arrested in Tennessee for marijuana possession.