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Lil Wayne clearly heard about Justin Bieber's route to success and decided "I can do that!" Following in Usher's footsteps, he's signed his own teen protegée, 15-year-old Torion Sellers. Torion has a good voice, though I have seen better from kids his age. He's cute, but maybe not Bieber cute just yet. What he does have going for him is incredible dance skills, and the connection to Lil Wayne, who is a much bigger deal in America than he is here. He is credited with discovering Nicki Minaj, so let's see what he can do with Torion.