After a few setbacks in previous attempts, Lil’ Wayne has officially been sentenced. Earlier this morning (3/8) Weezy began his one-year jail term for pleading guilty for a gun charge. As a cuffed Wayne was lead out of the courtroom to be transport to do his time (the above pic is of Weezy preparing to be transported to Rikers)…he paused looked back at Cash Money CEO’s Baby & Slim gave a head nod to them and just like that was taken away and gone. More Details below:
Lil Wayne was sentenced Monday to a year in jail in New York City for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in 2007, then was taken away in handcuffs to begin his term immediately.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper, born Dwayne Carter, was sentenced in Manhattan after pleading guilty in October to attempted criminal possession of a weapon. He admitted having the loaded .40-caliber semiautomatic gun on his tour bus.
The rapper will serve his sentence in city jails, not a state prison. He could be released in about eight months with good behavior.