Lil Wayne's Prison Memoir Gets Release Date

Lil Wayne performs onstage during the 2016 BET Experience -Getty-H 2016
Thaddaeus McAdams/FilmMagic

Lil Wayne’s long-awaited prison memoir has a release date.

Publisher Penguin Random House on Thursday announced Gone Til November will hit the shelves Oct. 11, almost four years later than expected.

The rapper’s autobiography was first publicized in early 2012, and was scheduled for release in November of that year through Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group.

Penguin has described the 176-page book as a “deeply personal and revealing account of his time spent incarcerated on Rikers Island for eight months in 2010.”

Wayne’s journals detail his thoughts and feelings, the people he met, his plans, his family, his children, his past and his future. Fans can preorder the book here.

Earlier this month, Wayne suffering a minor seizure on board his private jet, forcing an emergency landing. The rapper admitted in 2013 that he suffers from epilepsy and is "prone to seizures" when he is stressed and overworked.

Wayne has topped the Billboard 200 on three occasions (2008's Tha Carter III, 2010's I Am Not a Human Being and 2011's Tha Carter IV) and led the Billboard Hot 100 with “Lollipop” in 2008.

This article originally appeared on