The rapper, who’s on track to be released Thursday after serving eight months in a gun case, is the first artist in 15 years to release a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart while serving a sentence. His “I Am Not a Human Being” spent a week in the top slot and has sold more than 323,000 copies since its Sept. 27 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Lil Wayne’s world, meanwhile, is already moving on. The rapper has written new lyrics in jail (describing them as “amazing would be too typical and perfect would be unfair,” he said on his blog) and envisions releasing a much-anticipated “Tha Carter IV” next year, Williams said. He also has kept a journal in jail, Maine said, and might release it as a book.
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