In a time not too long ago, G-Unit dominated the hip hop game. 50 Cent introduced himself to the world in 2003 and his G-Unit crew took over the game the following year. First, 50 Cent introduced his fellow Queens native, Lloyd Banks. After Lloyd Banks found a home on top of the charts, 50 Cent introduced the world to G-Unit’s Southern representative, Young Buck.
When 50 Cent began feuding with former G-Unit member, Game, Young Buck took the beef on as if it were his own. Young Buck began calling himself “the realest nigga on G-Unit” and began immediately siding with 50 Cent. However, 50 Cent called Young Buck out the same way he called out Game, leading to their 2008 feud.
Young Buck and 50 Cent went from being best friends to worst enemies. Believing he could leave G-Unit if he and 50 Cent reconciled, Young Buck decided to end the feud and make peace. This backfired and 50 Cent targeted Young Buck on his “So Disrespectful” track. Recently, Young Buck revealed he was working on returning to G-Unit and the news was immediately followed by an announcement of Young Buck selling the rights to his music to get out of his debt with the IRS.
In the wake of this news, the Wall Street Journal has reported 50 Cent is trying to lay claim to Young Buck’s music. Previously, 50 Cent said he wanted to make his money back from Young Buck and he would free him from his contract. Several times, Young Buck attempted to get himself dropped from G-Unit Records. 50 Cent’s lawyer released a statement regarding Young Buck’s situation with G-Unit.
Read the statement below:
“The creditors are left with no choice but to file this opposition to ensure that the trustee is not seeking to adversely affect the creditors’ rights in assets that they own, or in which they have rights and interests,” 50 Cent’s attorneys wrote in court papers recently signed. “Thus, all compositions created by the debtor have already been irrevocably conveyed to Jackson (and Universal), and G-Unit retains irrevocable rights of ‘every kind and nature,’ including to rights to royalties, copyrights, to renew/extend copyrights and to causes of action.”