Belfast Telegraph

Friday 29 August 2014

Lil Wayne: I love being a father

Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne's happiest memories involve his children.

The 30-year-old rapper is father to four kids.

Wayne deeply cherishes his role as a parent.

"There's nothing better than that, period - being a father," he told MTV News.

"I've done so many things... I don't get no joy like the joy I get being a father. Simple things like helping my daughter with her homework. Simple things like putting my sons to sleep."

Most recently Wayne worked with youth mentoring organisation Stoked helping children produce a commercial.

Although the rapper volunteers his time and donates money to multiple charities, he'd rather keep his philanthropic work under wraps.

"To be totally honest with you, that's Cortez [my manager telling people about my charitable work]," Wayne said.

"If it was left up to me, then y'all still wouldn't know what I'm doin'. They put all that together, everything, those kids.

"It's not only an image, its reality."

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

A close relationship could reach a rocky patch. Resist the urge to emotionally withdraw from your loved one. Be willing to address the issues that have been pulling you apart. You could hear some painful things about your behaviour. Instead of getting defensive, be open to changing for the sake of your relationship. Think back to a time when someone you loved worked hard to gain your affection and approval. Pattern your attitude after theirs. Being flexible is more important than being right.More