08/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jay-Z Closes In On Book Deal

Jay-Z is close to finalizing a book deal with the Spiegel & Grau imprint of Random House. The literary agent repping the rapper, Matthew Guma, had no comment, but sources say the book will consist of Jay-Z commenting on and telling the stories behind his lyrics.

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