After whirlwind goodbyes to fans, diminutive US rapper Lil' Wayne was sentenced to one
year in jail after he pleaded guilty on a gun possession charge in a 2007 incident.
Lil Wayne, 27, whose real name is Dwayne Carter and who also goes by the moniker "Weezy," appeared in New York State Supreme Court wearing jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt.
Earlier, he admitted he had a loaded .40-calibre semiautomatic gun on his tour bus.
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