City to Lil Wayne: Cut Your Grass!

The rapper is in trouble with Kenner, La.'s Code Enforcement Department.

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It's not exactly what you normally think of when you hear that a rapper has had a run-in with the law: Lil Wayne's "celebrity" mansion outside of New Orleans has gotten him in trouble with Kenner, La.'s Code Enforcement Department for having an eyesore of a yard. He's already paid thousands of dollars in fines for the same issue. We're thinking it might have been more cost-effective to hire a gardener.

The Times-Picayune reports the rapper was cited for high grass and weeds at his 10,000-square-foot mansion in a gated subdivision in Kenner, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans.

The Code Enforcement Department issued the ticket to Dwayne Carter, the New Orleans-born singer's given name, sometime between Feb. 26 and March 2, according to a list released by the city.

According to the newspaper, his most recent code violation was at least the fifth that Kenner says it has discovered at Lil Wayne's place. In 2007 and 2008, the city put liens totaling $3,635 against his property for previous citations for "grass, weeds, litter and stagnant pool," according to court records.

The home is on sale for $1.7 million. Listed as a "celebrity" mansion, the house has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two half baths and a "beautiful, spacious open floor plan."

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