Young Money CEO Lil Wayne will walk free today after serving a 8 months stint at Rikers Islands prison in New York.
Wayne who has been in the media constantly while serving time, appears eager to go home and celebrate with family and friends. The Young Money Emcee inked his final letter to fans earlier this week prior to his release.
In his letter, Wayne reflects on the early days in Rikers Island.
“As I greet you all in my last days on this island, I must reflect. I think back to when I first arrived and I had no clue of what I’d be experiencing. I was never scared, worried, nor bothered by the situation. For that, I thank God, my family, and you, my amazing fans. I prayed for you all every night, as I’m aware that I was in your prayers as well. The very first day that I received mail, it was about 300 pieces or more! I smiled like a child of Christmas. But when I began to read them, my heart smiled. I laughed with some of you, reasoned with some of you, and even cried with some of you. I responded to as many of you that time would allow. I plan to keep reading and responding after my release. I thank you all for being so very supportive, as I never imagined how much impact my words and life can have. With this knowledge, I vow to continue to be me! For you have assured time that I don’t have to change for no one but God. I will be the same Martian I was when I left, just better. You fans are more than amazing, and I will for to the end of the world for your love. This isn’t the last of weezythanxyou.com I will continue to thank you when I’m home.”
In the meantime Lil Wayne camp said a major welcome celebration is being planned. Mack Maine, the president of Young Money and Wayne’s childhood friend, confirmed that a major bash in his honor will go down this Sunday in Miami.
“It’s gonna be crazy. We have a private party first and then we going to King of Diamonds after, which is a strip club. It’s going to be crazy, it’s going to be real elegant, extravagant, we gonna party like when Frank came home, like [the movie] ‘King of New York,’ ” Maine explained. “It should be a lot of beautiful women, just … beautiful scenery. Just treat him like a king, like the royalty that he is and make him feel like we really missed him and welcome him back to the family, basically.” (MTV)