Lil Wayne Writing "Amazing" Lyrics In Prison

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Lil’ Wayne recently wrote to fans from jail and described his life behind bars on Rikers Island."I wake up around 11 a.m. Have some coffee. Call my kids, and my wonderful mother. I then shower up. Read fan mail," Lil Wayne wrote in a letter posted on that, the hip-hop star has lunch, gets back on the phone, reads a book or jots down his thoughts. After dinner, he makes one more trip to the phone and does some pushups. "Then I listen to ESPN on the radio. Read the bible, then sleep. That's my day," he wrote. The 27-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, is serving a one-year sentence for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in New York City after a concert July 22, 2007.Cops who boarded Lil Wayne's tour bus said they saw him toss the .40-caliber Springfield Armory semiautomatic handgun into a Louis Vuitton knapsack. There was no question the knapsack was his, cops said -- it had his stuff in it, including a prescription bearing the name Dwayne Carter.Wayne also said that he had been listening to the radio a that he is still diligently working on his lyrics.“I’ve been writing and let me be the first to tell you that the lyrics that I’m writing are… well there’s no word that I can think of that properly defines them,” Lil Wayne wrote. “Amazing would be too typical and perfect would be unfair. I listen to the radio sometimes, emphasis on sometimes, and I hear the new music. I like some.”In addition, Wayne congratulated his fellow Young Money counterparts on their recent success. “I applaud my Young Money family for what they’re doing… this is what we’re supposed to do. Congrats to Drake and Nicki for all their recent success. Those 2 are going to have me retiring early,” Wayne confessed. “I love my team.” According to reports, Lil Wayne will be released from prison in November.