Lil Wayne is officially a free man.
The rapper was released this morning from Rikers Island jail in New York City ... after serving 8 months of his 1-year sentence, according to the NYC Department of Correction website.
As we previously reported, Weezy pled guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon last year ... stemming from a 2007 traffic stop of his tour bus. He was sentenced in March.
Free at Last!
11/4/2010 9:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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