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Rapper 50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson is certainly a jack of all trades. The mogul a jack of all tradesjack of all trades jack of all trades who became famous for singing about violence and drugs, well-known for his song, “In the Club” jack of all tradeswill be picking up his pen and paper and writing. This time he will be targeting teenagers by writing about bullying and attempting to prevent bullying in schools in his new book, “Playground.”
According to his publisher the book will make its debut in stores in January.
“I had a strong desire to write Playground because I wanted to explore how a kid becomes a bully,” the rapper said about the proposed book. “I drew on events from my own childhood and adolescence, but was excited to see the story take on its own life. This book would have been very helpful for me growing up and now that I have a teenage son, it is my goal that this will have a positive influence on all teenagers.”
The book will tell the tale about what will happen to a 13-year-old bully who has to face the consequences of his actions, RollingStone reports.
50 Cent is already familiar with the world of books; he published a memoir titled, From Pieces to Weight, in 2005 about his crack dealing days and co-wrote a self-help book called, The 50th Law, in 2008 with established writer, Robert Greene. Playground will be 50 Cent’s debut as a novelist.
Kidshealth.org reports, thousands of teens every day wake up afraid to go to school. Bullying is a problem that affects millions of students, and it has everyone worried, not just the kids on its receiving end,” Bullying has always been a problem and today with the advancement of technology it provides bullies’ more options to bully. “Bullying is when a person is picked on over and over again by an individual or group with more power, either in terms of physical strength or social standing.” 50 Cent’s book couldn’t come at a better time.
50 Cent was born on July 6, 1976 in Queens, New York and has had 5 albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin, Bulletproof, The Massacre, Curtis, and Before I self Destruct.
50 Cent toped Forbes’ List as one of the richest rappers in 2008.
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