Jay-Z and author dream hamptonís long delayed book Decoded
is set for a November 16th release
through Random House imprint Spiegel & Grau. The book mixes first-person memoir with detailed discussions of his most famous and provocative lyrics. Over its 336 pages, Decoded
will trace Jay-Z's life from his childhood in Brooklyn's Marcy Projects to his years as a teen drug dealer to becoming a hip-hop superstar. The hardcover, illustrated book will also explore Jay-Z's creative process.