Lil Wayne Stands By Miami Heat Remarks
Controversial rapper Lil Wayne caused an uproar last weekend when he dissed the NBA and Miami Heat, and claimed that he bedded the wife of Heat b-baller Chris Bosh. Weezy called into Miami's 99 Jamz to apologize about the incident -- sort of.
Although Weezy didn't offer an apology for his comments about the NBA, he did want to apologize to the city of Miami, which he considers his "second home."
"As far as the city of Miami, I do wanna apologize for the misunderstanding and whatever has everybody thinking that I have something against the city, because that's totally wrong," he said. "These people accepted me with open arms since day one, since I was a Hot Boy. It's just totally sports, this ain't got nothing to do with the city of Miami."
As for his remarks about the Miami Heat organization, Tunechi only offered an apology to player LeBron James. "Only thing I do want to take back from saying that night, I said 'F--- LeBron,' I didn't mean to say that because me and LeBron we are cool and I'm really cool with his mom and we have a real good relationship," he explained. "That's my homie but it just slipped out. I didn't mean to say that. Other than that though I don't take nothing back."
Meanwhile, Airicka Gordon-Taylor, the spokesperson for the Emmett Till family, has issued an open letter to Lil Wayne asking him to join her in the family's movement to help inspire the youth in light of his crude lyrics on Future's 'Karate Chop' Remix. The letter states:
"Your 'unofficial' release of 'Karate Chop remix' infected the internet and remains uploaded on your YouTube channel amongst many others. The damage is done, the question is how can we restore honor to Emmett Till's name and legacy of my family? I extend an invitation for you to join our efforts of turning tragedy into triumph as Mamie Till Mobley did when her only child was murdered. Together we can ignite a new modern day movement. You would be a great asset to the struggle."
You can read the entire letter here.
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