Music News 3.21.17

Gucci Mane Announces Memoir, Out in September

Since his release from prison last May, Gucci Mane has been busy. He was releasing music within a week and hasn’t stopped, he proposed to his long-time girlfriend, he performed multiple shows during SXSW this last week before kicking off his a tour next month that ends at JMBLYA fest here in Austin, and as of yesterday, he’s announced the release of his memoir. Co-authored by Neil Martinez-Belkin, the memoir, simply called The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, explores the rappers life from “the roots of Alabama to the streets of East Atlanta, and the trap house, and the studio where he found his voice as a peerless rapper.” The 288-page book is due for release on September 19th via Simon and Schuster.

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 18: Musician Radric Delantic Davis A.K.A. Gucci Mane performs onstage at the Atlantic Records event during 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Stubbs on March 18, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by James Goulden Photography/Getty Images for SXSW)
(Photo by James Goulden Photography/Getty Images for SXSW)


Chuck Berry Final Album Will Be Released Posthumously

As the world remembers the life and legacy of Chuck Berry in their own perspective, his family announced yesterday that his final album, and his first in 38 years Chuck, is still coming out. The family said further details will be released throughout the week, but stated, “while our hearts are very heavy at this time…we know that Chuck had no greater wish than to see this album released to the world.”

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: Chuck Berry performs at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
(Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)


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