Nas to Publish Memoir in Collaboration with Touré

Nas plans to pen his own memoir with journalist Touré.

Lyndra Vassar Sep, 18, 2011

Rapper Nas plans to pen his life story in a memoir written in collaboration with journalist Touré.

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The ‘One Mic’ MC has reportedly signed a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster to release a book titled, “It Ain’t Hard to Tell,” named after the song from his 1994 classic “Illmatic.”

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Touré recently took to Twitter to share the big news: “I’ve been talking to Nas about writing his autobiography for 16 years … we’ll tell his life and deconstruct some songs,” he writes. “A memoir is about a certain period in your life. An autobiography is about your whole life,” Touré tweeted. “Writing a book & a rhyme are different but still it’ll be Nas’ story & his voice. His great writing ability will be clear.”

Congrats on the book deal Nas – we know it’ll definitely be worth the read!



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