Celebrities who've been to jail

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, July 22, 2010

5 of 30: In March 2010, rapper Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, began serving time for a 2007 felony gun conviction made after a semi-automatic pistol was found on his tour bus. He was released on Nov. 4, 2011.

During his time behind bars, Lil Wayne celebrated his 28th birthday and released his eighth studio album, 'I Am Not a Human Being.' Lil Wayne is the first artist in 15 years to release a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart while serving a sentence. ( Photo / NYPD)