By Hillary Crosley, with additional reporting by Jayson Rodriguez
On Friday (November 5), Lil Wayne and the Young Money Cash Money Boys headed to New Orleans for the Hornets vs. Miami Heat. Courtesy of NBA star Chris Paul, the gentlemen enjoyed a great view of the competition, and later Wayne took to Twitter in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
“Live a lie. Better off dead,” the MC tweeted.
On Friday morning, Weezy told his fans exactly what he was doing with a salute to one of hip-hop’s fallen soldiers.
“With the family … perfekto … R.I.P. Huddy6 … Harlem stand up!” he tweeted.
Huddy 6, a Harlem MC who counted Cam’ron and Diddy as friends as well as Slime Flu MC Vado, passed away last month in a car crash.
MTV News spoke to Young Money President Mack Maine before the basketball game.
“We about to go to the Heat game, they playing the Hornets,” Mack said. “[Hornets Guard Chris Paul] provided us courtside tickets. We just celebrating life, just trying to pick up where we left off from. We’ll hit the studio soon, we got the party Sunday, [but] right now, this is where it all started.”
When media asked Wayne how it felt to be back in the free world, he said “Like I never left,” according to the Times-Picayne.
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