Lil Wayne shows up at NBA game after NY release

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - November 6, 2010

Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter Jr., was freed Thursday after serving eight months in a gun case. Asked how it felt to be back, Wayne told the The Times-Picayune: "Like I never left."

Before his incarceration, the rapper recorded the recently released "I Am Not a Human Being," a top debut on Billboard album charts.

The newspaper said the rapper flew earlier Friday to Yuma County, Ariz., to check in for a three-year stint of unsupervised probation for a drug conviction. Authorities said that case will be transferred to Florida, where the New Orleans native now lives.

Copyright © 2020 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.