Lil Wayne sentenced to one year in prison
Rapper pleas guilty to gun possession
Lil Wayne is yet another hip-hop artist who appears to be on their way to serving jail time.
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Looks like Lil Wayne
is headed to the big house. We wonder how he’ll get his beloved cough syrup in jail?
On Thursday, the tremendously successful rapper pleaded guilty to a gun possession
charge. As part of his plea deal, he was sentenced to one year in jail, according to AP.
In July 2007, Weezy was arrested for possessing a .4-caliber semi-automatic. Although he has agreed to the plea bargain, his official sentencing will come in February. He is also required to relinquish his passport.
The court appearance comes as Lil Wayne is once again on top of the charts with “Down,” from him and protégé Jay Sean. He’s also on the charts with “Forever,” performed by Drake
, Kanye West
and Eminem; “Successful” with Drake, and “I Can Transform Ya,” with Chris Brown
, and “Money to Blow,” with Birdman.