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Lil Wayne's Rikers Island memoir 'Gone 'Til November' is a missed opportunity

America is home to one of the world’s largest and most notorious penal colonies: Rikers Island in New York. In it sit more mentally ill individuals than all of the state’s psychiatric hospitals combined. Eighty percent of its residents have been convicted of nothing and cannot afford bail; 89%...
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Lil Wayne to Publish Prison Journal 'Gone 'Til November'

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Lil Wayne's personal journal from the rapper's eight-month prison stint will finally be published this October, four years after the book was first announced. Gone ’Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island documents the rapper's tim...

Lil Wayne’s Memoir Includes Passage About Officiating a Same Sex Wedding in Prison

Society & Culture : Flavorwire

In 2010, Lil Wayne (Dwayne Carter?Jr.) served an eight month sentence on Rikers Island (it’s kind of a long story; read the New York Times‘ report here). Now, his memoir Gone ‘Til November, about his time spent in New York City’s ma...

Lil Wayne Officiated a Same-Sex Wedding in Prison

Music / Rock & Pop : Pitchfork: News

On October 11, Lil Wayne will release his prison memoir Gone ’Til November (via Penguin ). The book is based on Wayne’s diary entries written during his prison stint in New York’s Rikers Island in 2010. Included among them is his st...

Lil Wayne Says He Officiated A Same-Sex Marriage At Rikers

Music / Indie Music : Stereogum

Back in 2010, Lil Wayne was locked up in Rikers Island on gun charges. And while he was there, he apparently officiated a same-sex marriage. According to Page Six, Gone ‘Til November, Wayne’s upcoming memoir detailing his eight-mont...

Lil Wayne’s Prison Memoir Gone ‘Til November Arrives This Fall

Music / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

Waaaay back in 2012, it was reported that Lil Wayne would be releasing a book chronicling the 8 months he spent locked up on Riker’s Island during 2010. At the time, Gone ‘Til November was described by Grand Central Publishing as “r...

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