Lil Wayne is a free man. The rapper has been released from New York’s Rikers Island after serving eight months behind bars for attempted gun possession.
His Cash Money-Young Money crew took to Twitter to celebrate his homecoming. “Wayne’s home!” wrote Nicki Minaj.
CMYMB boss Birdman confirmed the news, tweeting, “Jr is bac now let’s get these billions..ymcmb.”
“Everybody go and welcome @liltunechi back…..all true weezy fans!!!” said YM president Mack Maine. “The angels are rejoicing and so am I!!!!!”
Even Wayne’s mother Jocita Carter tweeted about her son’s release. “My babe is out thank you lord.”
His daughter Reginae was overjoyed to see her father again. “My daddy out!!!yayyy!!” she said. “I can’t believe this.wow!!!I can’t wait till I see my daddy!!!!!the best father In the world is HERE!I’m so happy.I feel like screaming!”
“I just want to thank you all for keeping YM alive for the last 8 months,” Drake told his followers hours before Weezy reunited with his family and friends.
There are reports that he will make an appearance during Drake’s show in Las Vegas this weekend, before celebrating with a party thrown by his record label in Miami on Sunday. Then he’ll get right back to work.
“I think after seeing the family, popping a few bottles, it’s back to basics,” Baby told EW.com. “Family first, that’s what we believe in, that’s what we’re loyal to. After that, I think the same day he comes home, he’s going to go straight to the studio.”