Lil Wayne issues statement thanking Trump for the pardon

The rapper known as “Lil Wayne” thanked President Trump Thursday for the pardon. The hip hop legend tweeted:

I want to thank President Trump for recognizing that I have so much more to give to my family, my art, and my community. I also want to thank @bradfordcohen for working so diligently to secure another chance for me. Love!

– Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

President Trump has granted clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.