Although he’s been writing for years, Gucci Mane officially became a published author on Tuesday, thanks to the release of his first book The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. In a new interview with Vulture, the Atlanta rapper opens up about his latest project, explaining this won’t be his last literary endeavour and his sights are now set on writing for the big screen.
“I always thought about writing a book. I actually wanted to write a screenplay,” he explains, crediting Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine with encouraging him to try his hand at writing a film script. “While I was in prison my friend Harmony Korine was sending me books and telling me to write a screenplay. Then one day, my engineer told me that I should write a book.”
At the end of the interview, Gucci assures us, “I’m 100 percent writing another book and I’m definitely going to write that screenplay.” Order The Autobiography of Gucci Maneright here.
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