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50 Cent considering staying with Interscope Records

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”320″ i$=”true” src=”” width=”239″ //a/divBy The Hip Hop Writerbr /Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writerbr /br /The relationship between 50 Cent and Interscope Records has been love/hate, to say the least. Before signing with Interscope, 50 Cent had built his reputation as an independent rapper. 50 took his underground momentum to the mainstream with the backing of Interscope /br /50 Cent’s first two albums under Interscope Records were multi-platinum successes. By 2007, 50 Cent was used to having his albums go over and beyond previous set records. But, his 2007 release, emCurtis/em, fell way below his expectations. The album only managed to go platinum once and 50 Cent blamed /br /In 2008, 50 Cent tried to release emBefore I Self Destruct/em, but his label shelved the album. 50 Cent made it clear, then, he was going to leave Interscope Records when he had the chance. He openly discussed leaving Interscope Records to become the CEO of Def Jam, when he was feuding with current superstar, Rick /br /Despite all the talk, 50 Cent has contractual obligations to Interscope Records. Owing the label five albums, he can make all the business moves he wants, but he still owes them five albums. His relationship with Interscope completely soured when his emBefore I Self Destruct/em album only sold 300,000 copies. 50 Cent angrily moved his G-Unit label from Interscope to EMI and said he was soon to follow. At one point, many assumed 50 Cent had already left Interscope Records, but now he is considering staying with the /br /50 Cent said he will stay with Interscope Records if they properly handle his next album. His first two albums with the label did well, but his last two did poorly. Knowing Interscope Records is capable of properly promoting him, 50 Cent will stay if they can get his album out to the masses.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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