Lil Wayne promises to be 'the same Martian I was when I left, just better' in last letter from jail

Lil-WayneImage Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesThis morning Lil Wayne released the most upbeat goodbye letter ever. Notes of the sort are usually a bit more sullen. But his happiness is understandable when you know where he’s prepping to exit: Rikers Island. After paying his debt to society and serving his eight-month stint in the bing for a weapons charge, Weezy gets out this Thursday. Throughout his stay at Rikers, Wayne’s been getting out letters to his fans on his WeezyThanxYou blog. And for its tenth and final letter, he thanked them one last time for their support.

“The very first day that I received mail,” he starts. “It was about 300 pieces or more! I smiled like a child [on] Christmas. But when I began to read them, my heart smiled. I laughed with some of you, reasoned with some of you, and even cried with some of you.” He also promised that he’ll be an improved version of himself, but still the spacey talent we remember him as. “I vow to continue to be me! For you have assured time that I don’t have to change for no one but God. I will be the same Martian I was when I left, just better,” Wayne says.

Wayne’s been gone for a while, although it doesn’t feel like he’s really left. Since being incarcerated he’s had a No. 1 album, released several singles, and even appeared on Eminem’s new hit “No Love.” Have you felt his absence? As we’ve reported, Wayne will likely go straight to the studio to make more music upon release. Are you happy he’s getting out in less than two days? Let us know.

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  • Miss Talk

    I hope he will go straight to visit all his kids first.

    • matthew Veasy

      The man is utterly the best rapper alive. This was all apart of his plan. can you not see how every great rapper has served time and then get out and everyone craves the music so much. That when the are released there sales are boosted dramatically. He could come out with the wackest song ever made but you will still love it jus because He’s LIL WAYNE, you thought he was from outer space now wait until he’s out. He’s going to take the rap game to another universe!

  • therealman

    great now we have to be subject to his music again, can we just keep him in jail?

    • eric

      uuhhh!!! no he needs to b out to keep puttin out those ill rhymes. what are you thinking….

  • ChellB24

    I’m very happy he’s getting out. Can’t wait to hear what he has to say.

  • Lizzie

    I like Lil Wayne. I am interested in what he does next. I just wish he would keep his ass out of jail and not fall for the idea that he has to do illegal things to be legit in that buisness. I hope he walks the straight and narrow rather then be stupid again. Good Lucky Lil Wayne!

  • fancy

    haters need to go hate on someone else coz wayne is the man with no doubt about it and the best too

  • maya

    hey mane,i jst can’t wait 2 see u ass off dat island.nd as 4 da haterz,i hope u know da right way 2 da brige.hey big bro u ar wellcome!!!!!

  • Inno

    I love u wayne u are Da bomb.

  • chris Allen

    luv ya bro

  • Hebron

    I’m just so happy dat Weezy is out, i think he’ll live 4ever in us, even if he dies his legacy wil be 4ever n i’ve been waiting 4him to come back n make de world shake as ever, n i just hope he makes a hit track wit Eminem, Drake, Nicki Minaj n Tiga at de same time, keep it real man i love u no doubt

  • Pascaline

    its time to crack rock into mountain..do what you do and we do what we can do about it…i love you junior!

  • sandb2011

    Great Post as always. I must admit I have popped in a read a good number of your blogs but I have no idea how to post a response over there, so I’ll tell you now how good you are at describing the stuff your at – I must admit I find it insightful to read your blogging. Keep up the good work.

  • momo

    I love you weezy babe. U have a twin brother in SA.

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