Today marks the one-year anniversary of Lil Wayne's release from jail on gun charges. Here, XXL takes a look at all he's done since hopping off Rikers Island. It's Weezy, baby!
November 2010 - Wayne lays down his first post-prison vocals on Birdman’s, "Fire Flame (Remix)."
Dec. 15, 2010 – Wayne drops first single off his Tha Carter IV album, “6 Foot 7 Foot.” YMCMB President Mack Maine describes it as "A Milli" on steroids.
On March 29, 2011, Weezy announced that he’ll retire at age 35.
As the cover boy for the July/August issue of XXL, Weezy reveals he’s working on his new clothing line Rebirth, a YMCMB credit card.
Aug. 22, 2001 – Wayne needs nine stitches to close a gash over his left eye after skateboarding accident in St. Louis.
September 2011 - Tha Carter IV debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 964,000 copies moved in the first week.
October 2011 - Weezy picks up five BET Award wins after earning a whopping 18 nominations.
Lil Wayne celebrates 29th birthday, which fell on September 27.
October 13, 2011 - Lil Wayne Breaks Record For Six No. 1s On Mainstream R&B/Hip Hop Chart, including “How to Love.”
October 10, 2011 - Weezy goes on a nearly hour-long rant for his Public Service Announcement video, which hits the net and draws the masses with his thoughts on everyone from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, copy cats and liars.
October 17, 2011 - Mack Maine spills the beans that Weezy is 12 songs deep into the sequal for his rock-infused album, Rebirth.
Lil Wayne, Eminem and Rolling Stones member Keith Richards make the front cover of GQ magazine’s November issue, which hit newsstands on October 25th.