The risk of injury is isn't enough to stop Lil Wayne from becoming the next Tony Hawk.
TMZ reports Weezy paid a trip to the hospital after taking a spill while skateboarding in St. Louis.
"Lil Wayne needed 9 stitches to close a bloody wound over his left eye last night ... after crashing HARD at a skateboard park in St. Louis."
Weezy Tweeted: "The Lou was good but I busted my fuggin head at the sk8park! 9stitches! Gnarly gash over my left eye! Luv the people"