Lil Wayne's jail memoir details emotional highs, lows
As soon as Lil Wayne knew he was going to jail for gun possession, he mapped out his plan to survive.
“There was, ‘OK, let’s get a plan together ... from when you go in ... and when you get out,”’ the rapper said of his eight-month stint in New York City’s Rikers Island in 2010.
What wasn’t intended was his book detailing his experience. The recently released “Gone ’Til November” is based on his diary from his time inside prison. He writes about disillusionment, disputes between inmates and even a time when he officiated at a gay marriage. The 34-year-old was skeptical that people would be interested in his diaries.
Then “my best friend Cortez [Bryant] told me: ‘You know, people want to know what you did every single day.’”