Near Miss: 10 Almost Signings

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  • French Montana, Rick Ross
  • Fabolous, 50 Cent
  • Mystikal and 50 Cent
  • Twista, Kanye West
  • Young Buck and Cash Money
  • Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent
  • Wale and Jay-Z
  • Master P, Tupac
  • Kanye West, Birdman
  • 50 Cent and Diddy
  • Lil Wayne, jay-Z

Mystikal and G-Unit

Mystikal was almost a G-Unit soldier under 50 Cent before he signed with hometown label Cash Money. “We were having conversations,” he said in an interview. “It was close. I was still incarcerated at that time. I had to go with my move. I had to go with something that’s relevant, and that’s going to be effective.

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