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Lil Wayne Admits He Was Nervous Performing in Front of Rikers Inmates in New Book

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Years before he started threatening record labels alongside Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne was a nervous inmate on Rikers Island. The rapper’s legendary late-’00s reign at the top of hip-hop ended with an eight-month prison sentence in 2010 over a gun charge—it’s a period of Weezy’s life that’s at the center of his soon-to-be-released memoir, Gone ’Til