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Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Skateboarding Accident

Lil Wayne was taken to a St. Louis hospital Sunday evening after a pleasant evening of skateboarding turned "gnarly." Weezy was in Missouri for a performance at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on his I Am Still Music Tour, and as is common, the tour bus stopped at a local skate park.

According to a source at DePaul Health Center emergency room, he was treated there. Earlier on Monday, the rapper took to his Twitter to update his fans: "The Lou was good but I busted my fuggin head at the sk8park! 9stitches! Gnarly gash over my left eye! Luv the people." Proof that Wayne, who will release Tha Carter IV digitally Sunday at midnight after the MTV Video Music Awards, isn't completely out of his mind to get on a board follows below.

From a skate park in Tampa earlier this month:



As you can see, Weezy is having better luck than his buddy. But he's no Yelawolf:




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