American rapper, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., professionally known as Lil Wayne has revealed in a recent interview that he is 53 per cent Nigerian.
He made this known during his appearance on the ‘Drink Champ’ show which airs on Revolt TV hosted by N.O.R.E and DJ EFN.
During the show, N.O.R.E asked Lil Wayne why he mentioned Nigeria in the lyrics of one of his hit songs “A Millie” where Wayne said, “I’m a Young Money Millionaire, tougher than Nigerian hair.”
Lil Wayne responded saying that he took an ancestry test and it revealed that he was 53 percent Nigerian.
“Shout out to Nigeria, I did my 23 and me ancestry dot com and my shit came back like 53 percent Nigerian. Yeah! Me and my mum need to have a talk, ” he said.
Asked whether he has visited Nigeria, he said “I gat to go to Nigeria. I gat to go see that place,” he added.
The new revelation comes barely weeks after the award-winning rapper stated his intentions to visit Nigeria soon.