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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