Rapper Lil Wayne was released from Rikers Island jail on Thursday after serving eight months of a one-year sentence stem­ming from a 2007 gun possession charge. Lil Wayne, 28, whose real name is Dwayne Carter and who also goes by the moniker “Weezy,” released “I Am Not a Human Being,” while he was in jail, which last month topped the Billboard 200 chart. His album “Tha Carter III” was the biggest-selling U.S. release of 2008 and won him four Grammy Awards in 2009.