On the eve before his sentencing in a Manhattan court today—where he’s expected to be carted off to prison to serve a one-year term—Lil Wayne shot an hour-long video with Young Money member Lil Twist.
The UStream clip, posted at Rap-Up, meanders through bouts of honest moments, in-jokes, rambling and some definite NSFW moments. But all the while Weezy remains upbeat. “So tonight’s my last night, I ain’t got no p****,” he says. “I came to the studio to get some work done… So to all you artists out there, that should be some kind of message or example.”
Such dedication! Such sacrifice! Watch the rest of the hardest-working MC’s final night of freedom below the jump.
At about 52 minutes in, Wayne finally gives a personal message to his fans: “To all my fans, my real fans, I really, really, really truly love you. I love you with all of me, for real. I’ll probably be loving everything else because I love you so much. Thank you from the bottom [of my heart]. Do not forget about me ’cause I will forever think about you, and I cannot wait for you to see me again. I’m out.”
When asked by MTV about Wayne’s impending jail term, Young Money diva Nicki Minaj teared up and commented, “It’s sad, because he doesn’t deserve to go to jail. I’m a crybaby. You shouldn’t ask me stuff like that. Reality hasn’t set in that he has to go to jail. He shouldn’t have to go to jail.”
And it’s a double loss for Nicki this week, as her trusty pink monkey Oscar has now gone missing. Let’s think good thoughts for her emotional state. And stay strong, Weez!