UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, Lil Mama released an exclusive statement to E!News, saying, "I would like to apologize to my family, friends and fans for my actions last night.Following the success of Tha Carter III, Wayne decided to record a rock-esque album titled Rebirth.The album, released in 2010, was certified gold by the RIAA, despite a generally negative critical response.His mother, a cook, gave birth to him when she was 19 years old.His parents divorced when he was 2, and his father permanently abandoned the family.Couric asked Wayne if his father knew of this and Wayne replied with a smile, "He knows now." In the summer of 1991, he met Bryan Williams, rapper and owner of Cash Money Records. The second single, which received less attention, was "Shine" featuring the Hot Boys.
It includes the singles "6 Foot 7 Foot", "How to Love" and "She Will".His subsequent albums, Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), went on to be certified gold.Wayne reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter (2004), which was led by the single "Go D.I made a mistake and it was totally irresponsible of me to drive without a valid drivers license.My actions do not in any way reflect who I am as a person."As I move forward, I have learned a valuable lesson and understand the consequences for my actions which resulted in my arrest.