During the summer of 2011, Shawty Lo returned to the headlines when he and 50 Cent reached a joint venture deal between his D4L Records and G-Unit Records. The deal was put together to provide Shawty Lo an outlet for his D4L roster and to re-establish G-Unit in the South. In the past, Young Buck was to run the Southern divison of G-Unit.
Shawty Lo had been overlooked, following his breakout hit, “Dey Know.” However, he played an instrumental role in the 2011 comeback for Atlanta hip hop. While he is making business moves, Shawty Lo is still an artist. On his own comeback run, Shawty Lo has teamed up with many of the new big names on the Atlanta hip hop scene.
A few days ago, Shawty Lo released his “Chris Angel” track with Shawty Lo. Q the Question recently spoke to Shawty Lo and he discussed his G-Unit deal and the success 2 Chainz has enjoyed over the past year. Aside from 2 Chainz, Shawty Lo went on to discuss many other hip hop artists he is listening to, Chief Keef is a favorite of his.
Listen to the entire interview below: