Earlier this week, Lil Wayne made a controversial statement that he “flat out [doesn’t] like New York.” After Senator Malcolm Smith demanded an apology from the Young Money chief, Wayne’s mentor Birdman said that he backs his feelings against the Big Apple, stating that whatever Weezy says is “law.”

“Well, to me, I feel personally whatever my son say, I’ma ride with,” he told Fuse. “So if he say he don’t like it, that’s what it is. He don’t like it, we don’t like it. I don’t like it if he don’t like it. If he say it, that’s law.”

Senator Smith held a press conference yesterday in Times Square to put Wayne on blast. “If you don’t like New York,” said Smith, “you don’t have to come to New York. You don’t have to sell your products here. And perhaps we won’t come to your concerts.”

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