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Nov 6, 2010 5:09 PM by Andrea Babin

Lil Wayne Shows up at NBA Game After NY Release

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Lil Wayne turned up courtside in red baseball
cap and long dreadlocks to watch the unbeaten New Orleans Hornets
edge the Miami Heat 96-93 Friday night, a day after his release
from a New York City jail.
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.

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