As Lil Wayne recovers in the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, he continues to receive support from many of his celebrity friends. However, he is also receiving support from an unlikely source: the Till family.
Just last month, Weezy got in trouble with the Till family for lyrics in his collaboration with Future, "Karate Chop (Remix)," that referenced Emmett Till, who was tortured and killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi in 1955. The backlash was so severe that Future's label, Epic Records, pulled the song and later released a new version of the song with the offending lyrics edited out.
Today, however, the Facebook page for the Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation, an organization founded in honor of Emmett Till's mother, released a status update which read, "Certainly the family of Emmett Till is praying for Lil Wayne's recovery. . . Wayne IS a HuMAN, just as Emmett Till was."
Ironically enough, the title of Weezy's upcoming album is I Am Not A Human Being II.