50 Cent ends contract with Shady/Aftermath/Interscope Records

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Friday, 21 February 2014 | 1233 Total Views


Rapper 50 Cent yesterday announced that he and G-Unit Records signed an exclusive worldwide distribution and services agreement with Caroline/Capitol/UMG.

50 Cent signed to Shady/Aftermath/Interscope in 2002 and released one of the remarkable Hip-hop albums of all time "Get Rich or Die Tryin".
He also setup his own label G-Unit Records which paraded at a time rappers Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck, MOBB Deep, M.O.P and singer Olivia.

With the announcement, 50 Cent's affiliation with Eminem's Shady Record, Dr. Dre's Aftermath and Jimmy iovine's interscope comes to an end. The business mogul released a statement and had this to say.

‘I have had great success to date with Shady/Aftermath/Interscope and I’d like to thank Eminem and Dr. Dre for giving me an incredible opportunity’.

‘I’ve learned so much from them through the years. I am excited to enter this new era where I can carry out my creative vision’.