Rapper 50 Cent is working on a novel with an anti-bullying message.
The Penguin Young Reader Group has signed up 50 Cent's novel Playground, the publisher has announced.
The book is described as a semi-autobiographical young adult novel about bullying that will come out in January 2012.
The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has acknowledged a violent childhood and dealing drugs at an early age.
He's also released a memoir, From Pieces To Weight, and a self-help guide co-authored by Robert Greene called The 50th Law.