New York — Rapper Lil Wayne will go directly to jail after he is sentenced by a Manhattan judge Tuesday afternoon for a gun conviction, according to a person familiar with the case.
Dwayne Carter, as he is known legally, pleaded guilty to felony gun charges in a deal with prosecutors October 2009. He is expected to get a one-year prison sentence.
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His sentencing was delayed three weeks so he could get some dental work done, including removal of his diamond-studded braces.
The person familiar with the case would not confirm where Wayne would serve his sentence.