Fats Joe will quickly be a broadcast creator.
Roc Lit 101, the publishing arm of Roc Nation, has introduced the New York rapper’s first memoir, The Ebook of Jose, which is due on Nov. 1.
The memoir will discover Fats Joe’s transformation from a child residing in Eighties South Bronx into one of the largest rap icons of his metropolis and past. In response to a press launch, the guide will “pull again the curtain on Joe’s difficult upbringing and provides readers a glance into his ascent to stardom, whereas candidly reckoning with the prices and rewards of that life: its tragedies, regrets, and glittering triumphs.”
“The Ebook of Jose is greater than only a guide about my profession,” Joe mentioned in an announcement. “It explores the darkest moments of my life — brushes with loss of life, being locked up, dropping pals, and coping with despair — that formed me as a person. I overcame important adversity however I’m excited to be ready to share my story and encourage others by way of my journey.”
Take a look at the guide’s cowl artwork under.
As beforehand famous, the guide will probably be revealed by Roc Lit 101, which is a new publishing firm from Jay-Z’s Roc Nation that was created in partnership with Random Home Publishing and introduced in 2020. Except for Fats Joe’s memoir, Roc Lit 101 confirmed through The Related Press that the brand new partnership may also publish a memoir from Yo Gotti, in addition to a guide on prison injustice by Meek Mill. Lil Uzi Vert may also reportedly pen a fantasy fiction title for the imprint.
“There are such a lot of untold tales and we think about it a real privilege to have the ability to amplify numerous voices whereas exploring the uncharted worlds which are about to open to us,” mentioned Roc Nation’s govt vp Jana Fleishman in a assertion to the Related Press. The imprint had beforehand revealed a CC Sabathia memoir as properly as a guide from famed journalist Danyel Smith final summer time.
You possibly can pre-order Fats Joe’s The Ebook of Jose right here.