Lil’ Wayne was sentenced Monday to a year in prison.
The rapper, whose legal name is Dwayne Carter, pleaded guilty in October to felony gun charges as part of a deal with prosecutors.
The charges stem from his arrest in 2007 outside New York City’s Beacon Theater. According to police, Carter had a .40-caliber pistol on his tour bus. His attorney said it belonged to someone else.
His sentencing was delayed twice — first so he could get dental work done, including removal of his diamond-studded braces, then because of a fire at a Manhattan courthouse.
At Manhattan Supreme Court on Monday, the room was packed with onlookers, while more people crowded outside.
Carter was offered the chance to make a statement but declined, shaking his head.
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