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Literary Critic Lil Wayne Reviews the Bible: ‘It Was Deep!’

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Turns out we're not the only ones excited by the promise of more volumes of Bob Dylan's "Chronicles": In the new issue of Rolling Stone, Lil Wayne reveals that he became a voracious reader of music biographies while serving time at Rikers Island. From Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix to Marvin Gaye and Joan Jett (!!), Weezy could not get his fill of music books.

"[Anthony Kiedis'] 'Scar Tissue' was really good," Wayne said. "I also read the Bible for the first time. It was deep! I liked the parts where some character was once this, but he ended up being that. Like he'd be dissing Jesus, and then he ends up being a saint. That was cool." Like Bob Dylan 30 years ago -- likely to be covered in "Chronicles, Volume Three: The Christian Years" -- perhaps Weezy is entering his "born again" phase.

Other revelations from Weezy's RS interview: Wayne used his super skills at the card game Uno to win phone time and soup from fellow inmates. Also, the avid sports fan has some harsh, harsh words that we can't type here for the Miami Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. The magazine cover also boasts the incredibly vague and straight-up creepy Wayne quote, "I dropped my nuts and took it."

[Photo: Mark Seliger/Rolling Stone]

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