News: Lil Wayne's NYC Post-Jail Release Concert In Question
Monday, Oct 4, 2010 5:00PM
Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby has shared his plans for when incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne gets released from Rikers Island a month from today.
According to Baby, rumored plans to celebrate Wayne's release in New York City will likely be called off.
"We still haven't really made up our mind," Birdman told MTV News. "I think what's important, we want to see family first. If the concert happens, it happens. But right now, we just want to come home and see our family and party, I think. That's what we gonna do: just come to Miami, and just party for a minute. Work and party and play. Have the whole team out here, and we gonna do it up. Miami is gonna be Weezy world. Weezy weekend." (MTV)
Over the summer, Drake announced that a "Welcome Home Weezy" concert would be held following Wayne's release.
A fitting homecoming is already being planned for Lil Wayne. The day after he is expected to be released from jail, the Cash Money rapper will celebrate by throwing a welcome home concert. Drake made the announcement during his Ustream session on Thursday, saying it would take place on November 5, but an exact location was not disclosed. Drizzy has a show the day before in Los Angeles and the day after in Las Vegas. Lil Wayne is serving his time at Rikers Island in New York. "Undisclosed location, November 5, the Welcome Home Weezy concert," said Wayne's protégé while sipping on Pinot Grigio in his Toronto crib. "You might as well camp out at all different locations. That's gonna be crazy." (Rap-Up)
Last month, Wayne inked a letter to fans explaining his anticipation to leave Rikers.
"What'z poppin! I hope that you all are well and as always, thank you thank you thank you for the endless love and support. I think by the time you all read this I'll be 28 years old... feeling ancient in this b#tch! On that note, I do encourage you young people to enjoy your youth. And for the old heads like me, enjoy your life. Everyday! As for me, I'm good. Awaiting freedom patiently. People often ask does the days feel longer now that the time is getting shorter... I say that there's 24 hours in everyday. But honestly, I can't f*ckin' wait! Sorry. Anyway, I'm still playing UNO. Still doing pushups and such, by the way, please don't expect me to come out looking any different. I'm the same little 'ol me. Also, I've been trying to get as much rest as I can because I know I won't when I'm out of here. Wait, Aaliyah's "Let Me Know" just came on the radio! "At your best, you are love"... and I try to always be at my best, for you." (Weezy Thanx You)
In August, Wayne gave his first Rikers Island interview to Big Apple radio host Funkmaster Flex.
"I'll definitely move more carefully," Wayne told radio personality Funkmaster Flex about precautions he will take after leaving Rikers Island in November. "Everybody says you're here for a reason, so, I promise you Flex, I try to find that reason everyday. I think when I get out, that'll be the only time I'll know the answer...[I'm Not A Human Being EP] will drop before Tha Carter IV, only on the Internet. It's stuff I recorded right before I came in. I don't want the phone to hang-up on us so I want to say thank-you to all my fans and I love you Flex for giving me this opportunity..." (In Flex We Trust)
Check out a recent Lil Wayne interview down below: