News: Nas, Diddy, Lil Kim & Soulja Boy Tell Em Salute The Troops

Monday, May 30, 2011 2:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Rap stars Nas, Lil Kim, Soulja Boy and Diddy showed their appreciation toward Memorial Day by giving shout-outs to the men and women who serve in the military.

While brief with his words, Nas made sure to acknowledge the troops.

"A toast to our us soldiers!!," he tweeted May 30th. (Nas' Twitter)

The Queen Bee thanked the soldiers who have put their lives on the line for America.

"Happy Memorial Day to all those lost (R.I.P), served, and serving our country!!! =)," she tweeted. (Lil Kim's Twitter)

Acknowledging the day's significance, Soulja Boy also shouted out the annually celebrated date.

"HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY," he tweeted. (Soulja Boy Tell Em's Twitter)

Diddy gave props for the annual holiday and asked his 3.7 million followers what they had in store for today.

"Attn Miami! HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!! Get your Ciroc HERE->: http://bit.ly/ibFztH," he tweeted.
"What's everybody doing for Memorial Day??" (Diddy's Twitter)

Young Money's Drake is currently in Miami taking Memorial Day to his full advantage.

"So this is my first Memorial weekend really particpating this heavily," Drizzy said from the set of DJ Khaled's "I'm On One" video shoot in Miami. "I just want to get out there and touch the people, slap everybody's hand, see the women; just let them know im out here. Let them see me, because they havent seen me in a while." It isn't all work however. Drake hints that will be observing the crowds and using his expirence to fine tune his album. "And I got this album coming it's called Take Care, so I just really want to get out here and check the climate. I wanna hear the records, see how everybody's moving, see what everybody's lovin', because I know I got a great body of work," he said. "I'm ready to give it away, I'm using this weekend as study research. I'll be getting as drunk as I can trying to fit in, doin' it like that." (RapFix)

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