Drake Is Not Exactly Answering Lil Wayne's Prison Phone Calls
"I call Drake at least once a week," Lil Wayne told Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex last night, phoning in from Rikers. "I actually call three or four times a week, but he only picks up for me once a week." He was laughing when he said it: Wayne, of all people, knows what it is to be one of the most famous rappers on earth in the month after your record comes out. You tend to be a little busy. "I just feel like every time I pick up the phone to dial a number, I feel like I'm a bother, because I'm in jail. I don't have nothing else to do but talk to you, and that might not be what you want to do at the time," he explained. Which is probably true, though Wayne did note that Young Money henchman Mack Maine answers "every single time." Then the jail phone started beeping, signaling the interview was at a close. Read the whole semi-depressing, but basically honest and sincere transcript at MTV, or listen to "Right Above It," the pretty great single from Wayne's forthcoming I'm Not a Human Being, below. Drake, you'll be happy to learn, found time to rap on it:
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