Top 10 Shocking Things That Happened to Lil’ Wayne in Jail
Lil’ Wayne had a lot happen while he was locked up on Rikers island. Weezy wrote about his stint in jail in 2010 for illegal gun possession in his new memoir, Gone ‘Til November. Here are 10 shocking secrets he reveals in the book that will be releases October 10.
1.He married two male inmates.
Love is love to Lil’ Wayne, who oversaw a same-sex wedding. “ Imagine seeing grown-ass men in jail hanging tissue for wedding decorations...AND one of them is Lil Wayne...Crazy, ” Wayne wrote in his book. They also celebrated with Gatorade. “ Gatorade is liquid gold [ in jail],’’, wrote Wayne.
2.Drake came to tell Wayne he slept with his girlfriend.
Wayne heard rumors Drake was smashing his girlfriend while he was in jail and Drake confirmed the rumor when he went visit him in prison.
“Finding out that she [expletive] Drake was the absolute worst thing I could have found out,” he writes, according to the New York Post. Drizzy came to see me, he was like, ‘Yeah, it’s true’. Damn! This is the type of [expletive] a man never wants to find out while he is locked up.”
3.Wayne was depressed about Drake.
Wayne was so depressed about the revelation about Drake sleeping with that his girlfriend he didn’t leave his cell for days.
4.P. Diddy and Kanye went to see him- and were cavity searched.
Rikers’ tight security meant not even celebrities were given special treatment.
5.A girlfriend tried to do a “ Basic Instinct’’- but was caught.
A girlfriend was going to give Wayne a “special treat’’ when she visited him, but was forced to put on boxers when she was searched.
6.Female guards went to visit him often.
Wayne even had groupies in jail. Female guards would visit him, but he claimed nothing happened between them. They were suspended for visiting him.
7.He watched American Idol.
The hardest rapper in the game would watch the family-friendly singing show while he was locked up.
8.He refused to watch Wendy Williams.
When the gossip queen’s show came on, Weezy went back to his cell.
9.Weezy wrote every day in jail.
“I always thought I needed things like being high with my n—-s, a Bugatti, a dope-ass crib or some big-booty b------ to be creative,” he writes, according to the New York Post. “But once it was taken away from me, my creativity was put to the ultimate test.”
10.His writing in jail led to new music.
After his release from prison, Wayne released his most personal and critically acclaimed music, from Tha Carter IV to I Am Not a Human Being II.