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Wanted: Lil Wayne impersonator for birthday celebration

June 16, 2009 |  2:14 pm


Hey reality, can this please be true?

A panicked parent in the Washington, D.C., area is looking for a Lil Wayne impersonator STAT! Here are the specs, according to the Craigslist ad (with a little added punctuation for dramatic effect):

My son is turning 16 and really wanted Lil Wayne to perform for his birthday gala. Unfortunately his schedule will not permit him to make it. I need a Lil Wayne impersonator desperately.

Here is the kicker -- my son is blind so you do not need to look like the rapper, just sound like him. I understand he grunts and mumbles a lot. I don’t care if you are 67 and Jewish; if you can sing the songs you’re hired. Money is not an issue. Name your price.

Read the rest here. Remember, you don't have to have dreads or that toothy grin because the birthday boy won't see it anyway. But if you can imitate that dirty croak and play half-crappy guitar, that'll do just fine.

-- Margaret Wappler

Photo: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press