Rapper 50 Cent pens anti-bullying children's book

Monday June 20, 2011

Rapper 50 Cent is working on a novel with an anti-bullying message.

The Penguin Young Reader Group has signed up 50 Cent's novel Playground, the publisher has announced.

The book is described as a semi-autobiographical young adult novel about bullying that will come out in January 2012.

The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has acknowledged a violent childhood and dealing drugs at an early age.

He's also released a memoir, From Pieces To Weight, and a self-help guide co-authored by Robert Greene called The 50th Law.

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