Other moments of joy came, too: watching the games of that year's NCAA March Madness, reading the autobiography of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis, finding creativity with writing lyrics while away from the distractions of his real life and joking around with the guys on his cell block.
But this was prison, and there were also harsh realities.
Then, later on in the interview, Wendy asked Milian what she would say if Cannon called her up and said he wanted her back.
Although the New Orleans-born rapper says he never expected the journal resulting from his stay at Rikers Island would be published, it has long been expected to be printed.
The album was followed by Tha Carter II (2005), as well as several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 20.
Wayne gained more prominence with his sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), which became his most successful album to date, with first-week sales of over one million copies in the United States.
Wayne reached higher popularity with his fourth album Tha Carter (2004), which was led by the single "Go D.
J." and his appearance on Destiny's Child's Top 10 single "Soldier", that same year.