Bobby Shmurda just inked a deal to write a book about his life – and he promises it will be one of the best stories ever told.
On Friday (June 2), the Brooklyn rapper took to Instagram to announce his new book deal. “Work work work @utapublishing it is a pleasure off to the races we are,” Bobby wrote. “We’re now embarking on a #incredible #impactful #motivational #passionate #authentic story and journey that is still evolving sustainably.
He continued: “This will be my 1st #autobiography. For all my fans and supporters thats been a1 since day1 you guys are an inspiration. I can’t wait for you to receive and read this masterpiece you’ll be motivated like mf this will be one of the best stories told in history #GoingforNumber1selling.”
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After releasing his breakout single “Hot N-gga” in 2014, Bobby was hailed as one of the early pioneers of Brooklyn Drill Music. He was on track for superstardom before his rise was halted after being convicted on one count of third-degree conspiracy and one count of weapons possession.
The rapper copped a plea deal in September 2016 after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess weapons and possession of a weapon for his involvement in the GS9 gang. He was initially sentenced to seven years but was granted two years credit before the sentence was handed down.
While locked up, Shmurda racked up 11 violations, including possession of a prison shiv, drug possession and fighting. He was eventually released from prison in February 2021.
Since his release, Bobby has been keeping a low profile. However, while teasing new music he allegedly berated Gunna over his RICO plea deal.
In March, Bobby took to Instagram to share his journey toward self-improvement after committing a number of criminal offenses. His message was clear: he’s ready to pursue a productive and successful future, and he’s determined to make the best use of his time.
In the pic, the rapper can be seen sitting among other individuals in a meeting. “Me explaining how I shot 13 people, sold drugs since 12, 6 years of prison and so much more,” he captioned the post. “I’ve managed to turn my life around and become the entrepreneur that I am today!!!!!!”
He added: “I’m going to be telling one of the best stories in #History this year #ThankGod yo daddy’s daddy ain’t even come like this #Shmurda.”