I’m 53% Nigerian – Rapper Lil Wayne reveals after tracing African root
Lil Wayne, an American rapper, has admitted that he is from Nigeria.
This information was revealed by the businessman, who started his musical career at the age of 13, while a guest on “Drink Champ” on Revolt TV.
“I performed my 23 and me ancestry.com test, and my results showed that I am 53 percent Nigerian. Yea! I need to talk to my mother,” “said Wayne.
The Grammy Award-winning artist, who is renowned for his distinctive style and compelling lyrics, has openly shown his love for the nation of West Africa by making mention to it in his popular song, Amili.
He claimed in the interview that a DNA test revealed he is 53% Nigerian.
He responded, “I gat to go to Nigeria…I gat to go to that area,” when asked about a potential trip there.
Wayne has previously indicated a desire to travel to the nation of West Africa. While singing “Never Ever Have I” a few weeks ago, he said he would love to travel to Egypt and Nigeria.
He became more interested in Nigeria after visiting in 2019 with business associates Cardi B, Meghan Thee Stallion, and Future.