Cracked Tooth Delays Lil Wayne's Jail Start

Rapper will undergo dental surgery on Friday
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2010 4:08 PM CST
Cracked Tooth Delays Lil Wayne's Jail Start
Rapper Lil Wayne, right, enters the courtroom at Manhattan criminal court, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in New York.   (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Lil Wayne will wait until March 2 to begin serving his one-year term for a weapons charge. The rapper won a postponement today so he could have dental surgery on Friday. The prosecution agreed that Wayne, who has a cracked tooth, would get better care from his own dentist than at Riker's Island, MTV reports. Meanwhile, the star took time to say goodbye to his fans via streaming video this morning.
(More Lil Wayne stories.)

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