Lil' Wayne opens skatepark in NOLA

Lil' Wayne opens DEWeezy Skatepark in New Orleans Ninth Ward

Updated: October 4, 2012, 4:17 PM ET
By Robin Fleming | ESPN.com

Two days ago, just before his 30th birthday, Lil' Wayne, Grammy award winning rapper and recently declared skateboarder celebrated by opening DEWeezy Skatepark in his hometown of New Orleans.

Located in the Lower Ninth Ward, Lil' Wayne's DEWeezy Skatepark is intended to be a beacon of hope and a rebirth for the community in an area that's seen little growth or rejuvenation since 2005, when it was virtually destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

In an interview Thursday ...

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