Weeks after expressing his excitement and willingness to visit Nigeria, African-American rapper, Lil Wayne was recently a guest on “Drink Champ” show that airs Revolt TV and during his chat with hosts N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, he revealed that he is 53% Nigerian.
When asked by N.O.R.E why he mentioned Nigeria in the lyrics of one of his hit songs, the multiple Grammy award-winning rapper disclosed that he had an ancestry test conducted by a website he shared some of his details on.
Lil Wayne said:
“Shout out to Nigeria, I did my 23 and me ancestry dot com and my shit came back like 53 percent Nigerian. Yea! Me and my mum need to have a talk (Laughter).
On whether he has ever been to Nigeria, he was quick to respond that he can’t wait to visit.
”I gat to go to Nigeria…I gat to go see that place,” he said.
Nigerians React To Lil Wayne Ancestry
As usual, Nigerians are reacting in excitement over the news. And they definitely can’t wait to have lil Wayne in Nigeria.
lil Wayne also recently released his highly anticipated 13th solo studio album, symbolically titled, Funeral via Young Money Records/Republic Records.