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Will Smith to discuss growing up in Philadelphia, superstardom in memoir, releasing on 9 November

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Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story.

Penguin Press announced on 20 June that Smith will release his memoir called Will on 9 November. The actor-rapper shared a photo of the book's cover art to more than 54 million of his followers on Instagram.

Smith said he is "finally ready" to release the memoir after working on the book for two years. His book will be published by Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House and co-authored by Mark Manson, the author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(asterisk)ck.

"It's been a labour of love," Smith said in his post.

Smith will also narrate the audiobook of Will from Penguin Random House Audio.

Will looks to tell a story about Smith's life and career. The book will delve into him being raised in west Philadelphia to entering superstardom as an actor and rapper. He's a two-time Academy Award nominee and won a four-time Grammy winner.

Smith starred in the The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Bad Boys, Men in Black and Pursuit of Happyness. He's won Grammys for Summertime, Men In Black, Gettin' Jiggy Wit It and Parents Just Don't Understand.

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