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Lil’ Wayne / Big House

I love this guy. On Tuesday next, at the peak of his career, insane genius Lil’ Wayne reports to Rikers Island prison in New York to begin a 12 month sentence for gun possession. The rapper been pulling out all of the stops ahead of going inside. First, he kicked his longstanding cough medicine addiction – as you do.

Then he participated in an an all-star rerecording of shite charity song We Are the World – as you also do (provided your brain is addled from being addicted to cough medicine the previous decade.) Read the rest of this entry »