Lil Wayne Announce Retirement: “I’m defenseless and mentally defeated” Fans And Artists Respond

| September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments


In an apparent declaration of retirement Lil Wayne took to twitter and announced that he is retiring from the music business.

In a series of tweets the New Orleans rapper said that he was defenseless and mentally defeated and thanked fans for their support ending with “I’m Done.”

The tweets, sent out between 4 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. this morning, had many fans worried about Wayne’s health which prompted fans and artists to quickly respond in support of the rapper. Including Chance the rapper, Chris Brown, Missy Elliot and Rick Ross who expressed interest in buying out Lil Wayne’s contract with Cash Money Records.

It’s no secret that Lil Wayne has been on somewhat poor terms with his label, Cash Money, for a while now, especially over the perpetually-delayed release of his twelfth studio album, Tha Carter V. The New Orleans rapper taken to openly criticizing the Birdman-owned label at concerts and earlier today tweeted his abject frustration with his current situation.

#ChrisBrown speaks about the impact #LilWayne has had on him and his career

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A few hours later, Wayne attempted to calm his fans down:

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Darnell Moore has extensively studied music and urban culture both academically and professionally for over 20 years. His writings and posts have appeared in many major urban publications. Moore is the founder and creator of Memoirs of an Urban Gentleman. Contact him , or

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