Drake talks about visiting Lil Wayne in prison

Wonderwall, Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 4:46pm (PDT)

By Molly McGonigle

It's no secret that Drake and Lil Wayne have a strong friendship. They're so close, in fact, that Drake has visited Wayne in prison three times, according to a report by The Scoop.

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In an interview with Rolling Stone, Drake opened up about the experience of taking a van to Rikers Island in New York, where Lil Wayne is currently serving his yearlong prison sentence.

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"The bus is full, and people usually trip out when I'm on it," Drake explained. "Then I get to go in with Wayne and give him a hug and talk for a couple of hours."

Lil Wayne was sentenced to one year in jail for a weapons charge but anticipates getting out earlier than March 2011.

So what do he and Drake have planned upon his release? "(The day he's released) is a day that I truly can't comprehend," Drake says. "A man that's been sober and celibate for, like, eight months -- I'm not going to question what he's going to do the day he gets out!

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Wayne already has a concert set for November in New York.

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