Yesterday, rapper Lil Wayne was a free man after serving eight months at the Rickers Island prison facility in New York for fire arm charges.
The 28-year-old rapper, real name Dwayne Carter, was sentenced to a year in prison in March, after an illegal gun was found on his tour bus in 2007. The Young Money CEO was released early due to good behaviour.
Weezy has got a lot to look forward to upon his release; he’s finally going to see his beloved kids, after making the painful decision to ban them from physically visiting him while he was locked away. And unlike fellow southern rapper T.I., whose recent prison sentence has had a major negative affect on his career and resulted to him losing a number of business endorsements, Wayne’s career is going from strength to strength.
His latest album ‘I Am Not a Human Being’ – released in September while he was still inside – went to number one on the Billboard charts and has received widespread praise by critics. And last month President Obama revealed he’s a fan of the rappers music.
If you thought Cash Money/Young Money were already running the rap game, with the release of their main man there’s going to be no stopping them now.