Lil Wayne’s 12 Best Moments Since Getting Out of Jail

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    Today marks the one-year anniversary of Lil Wayne's release from jail on gun charges. Here, <i>XXL</i> takes a look at all he's done since hopping off Rikers Island. It's Weezy, baby!
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    <object width="640" height="360"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/4kE1G7pOq4s?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/4kE1G7pOq4s?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="620" height="360" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>November 2010 - Wayne lays down his first post-prison vocals on Birdman’s, "Fire Flame (Remix)."
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    Dec. 15, 2010 – Wayne drops first single off his <i>Tha Carter IV</i> album, “6 Foot 7 Foot.” YMCMB President Mack Maine describes it as "A Milli" on steroids.
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    On March 29, 2011, Weezy announced that he’ll retire at age 35.
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    As the cover boy for the July/August issue of <i>XXL</i>, Weezy reveals he’s working on his new clothing line <i>Rebirth</i>, a YMCMB credit card.
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    Aug. 22, 2001 – Wayne needs nine stitches to close a gash over his left eye after skateboarding accident in St. Louis.
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    September 2011 - <i>Tha Carter IV</i> debuts at No. 1 on the <em>Billboard 200</em> with 964,000 copies moved in the first week.
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    October 2011 - Weezy picks up five BET Award wins after earning a whopping 18 nominations.
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    Lil Wayne celebrates 29th birthday, which fell on September 27.
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    October 13, 2011 - Lil Wayne Breaks Record For Six No. 1s On Mainstream R&B/Hip Hop Chart, including “How to Love.”<object width="640" height="360"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TCNykGyMchM?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/TCNykGyMchM?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="640" height="360" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>
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    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.
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    October 17, 2011 - Mack Maine spills the beans that Weezy is 12 songs deep into the sequal for his rock-infused album, <i>Rebirth.</i>
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    Lil Wayne, Eminem and Rolling Stones member Keith Richards make the front cover of <em>GQ</em> magazine’s November issue, which hit newsstands on October 25th.
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