The 38-year-old artist, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, was found to be carrying a gun and bullets when police searched a private plane in Miami in December last year.
“Your honour, I plead guilty,” he reportedly told US District Judge Kathleen Williams during a virtual hearing.
The Miami Herald said that Lil Wayne — who has a home in south Florida — admitted the gold-plated pistol found in his luggage was his. He told police the weapon had been given to him as a Father’s Day gift.
Police also found what was believed to be cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, heroin, painkillers and more than $25,000 in cash, the newspaper said.
But the sole federal weapons charge filed in federal court in Miami stems from the fact that Lil Wayne was convicted more than a decade ago on a separate firearms charge.
Convicted felons are barred from owning firearms under federal law.
The five-time Grammy winner — who more recently made headlines for meeting with and voicing support for President Donald Trump — will face sentencing on January 28.
Credit: Vanguard News Nigeria
17 Comments on “Why Lil Wayne could end up in jail”
Leave gun in the house and always bring Jesus into your life. Gun never protects your soul but only God can do. God bless you Lil Wayne.
I hope he doesn’t go to jail
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Because you are not careful now you might end up in prison for many years.
No matter what happen to him..Lil Wayne are legend and one of my favourite hip hop artist.
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Hope is not plead guilty
Thanks for the share
Thank you for sharing
I hope they will free him
I will be so sad if they arrest him, I love him so much
Ohh my God
Too bad for the rapper
I didn’t know it was an offense to carry a gun in own private jet. I guess the drugs contributed more to the sentence. It a pity to see such young and talented life being wasted like drugs .. but where do this drugs come me from? They are really finishing and ruining people’s lives out there 😓😓😓
He would have been better off if it was just the drugs & money. The gun charge in the eyes of the court is so much more serious. I hope he gets a fair and impartial trial.
Because of gun they want to arrest him. Let them leave the rapper alone.