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50 Cent and G-Unit Records move to Def Jam

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_wmqtdXIw5cE/TAgcV-n-G0I/AAAAAAAAA8I/ItnJ1Adb4lw/s1600/50+Cent+III.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ src=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_wmqtdXIw5cE/TAgcV-n-G0I/AAAAAAAAA8I/ItnJ1Adb4lw/s320/50+Cent+III.jpg” //a/divThroughout his career, 50 Cent has been a thorn in the side of Def Jam for no real reason. He rose to fame at the expense of Murder Inc., the biggest label under the Def Jam umbrella. After ending their run, 50 soon began a feud with Kanye West and vowed to release an album each time a Def Jam artist did. When LL Cool J began his rant against the label, 50 Cent quickly joined in.br /br /50 Cent blamed his low record sales on Interscope Records’ unwillingness to boost his sales. He said the only reason Jay-Z has sold the way he has was because of his time with Def Jam. While he has had mainly negative things to say about the label, he credits them for being loyal to their artists. Last year, during his feud with Rick Ross, 50 Cent bragged of possibly moving to Def Jam to become the CEO.br /br /Last year, as expected, 50 Cent left Interscope Records. Initially, he said he would land a deal with an independent label. However, G-Unit co-founder, Sha Money XL, would soon begin working with Def Jam and he said his primary goal was to have the entire G-Unit Records roster on the label. After this announcement, Lloyd Banks bragged that Rick Ross would have to leave New York City for Miami because he would be run out of the building.br /br /Saying the complete opposite, Sha Money XL said he did not come to Def Jam to have problems with Rick Ross because his goal is to make the entire company profit. Later, when Ross was asked about the statement made by Sha Money, he completely agreed. Earlier today, after months of rumors, the deal was complete and the G-Unit label will have a new home. Under the terms of this deal, the G-Unit group, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, 40 Glocc, Young Buck, Young Hot Rod, Spider Loc, and Mazaradi Fox will all move from Interscope Records over to Def Jam.br /br /Under Def Jam, 50 Cent plans to rebuild his empire and expand it to all-new heights, as he wants to sign more artists to the label.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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