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XL Life Staying Big at Half the Size

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ISBN-10: 1936399210

ISBN-13: 9781936399215

Edition: N/A

Authors: Big Boy, Big Boy Staff, Big Boy Bloater, Sarah Tomlinson

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Growing up homeless, fatherless and facing more than a few problems with gang violence and issues of self-worth, Big Boy managed to rise to the top of the hip-hop world and west-coast radio scene. For 33 years of Big Boy's life size didn't matter. As he reached the pinnacle of broadcasting he just kept piling on the pounds, and claiming award after award in radio. Right around this time he stepped on the scale and it read "510" pounds, celebrities took bets that he couldn't drop the weight. Choosing to put his career first, even when his life was on the line after opting for a radical surgical procedure, Big fought through the greatest struggle of his life. In this book the joke…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Publisher: Cash Money Content LLC
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Big Boy, aka Kurt Alexander, is one of the most recognizable voices on the radio and ranks among the most widely heard hip-hop radio DJs in the country e" one of only a few personalities to transcend the broadcast console and develop a branded presence in television (Flavor of Love, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Snoop Dogge(tm)s Father e~Hood), movies (The Longest Yard, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo) and as an advertising pitchman for the likes of Nissan and Coca-Cola. The second youngest of seven children, Big Boy grew up in Los Angeles, California. After college, Big Boy took advantage of his increasingly large size and broke into the hip-hop world working as a bodyguard for the rap group…    

Prologue: If I Wake Up and See Biggie
Little Big Boy
Go To School
The Motel Slope
Don't let the Devil Get You
133 Pounds
Moving on Up
Rapper's Delight
Becoming Big Boy
The Hustle
My first Passport
Waffle House
On the Road
Another Near Miss
I can't Teach You to be a Personality
Rap Attack
I'm Rich
A Changing of the Guard
Morning Obsession
Making Ida Proud
Don't take this Ride
The Splits
These are the people in the Neighborhood
Will Smith gives me a Weight Loss Challenge
Because I Could
Three Things I Never Ever Do
As Soon as I Wake Up, I'll Have A New Life
Grinding Down
Here Comes My Stroke
Big Boy's Backstage Breakfast with J. Lo
On Stage with Mariah
Another Bad Day
Meeting The King of Pop
What's Up, Will? It's Big Boy
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