50 Cent Vows to Release Album With or Without Interscope

Fif tells fans his next LP is coming July 3.

Posted: 05/23/2012 06:02 PM EDT
Filed Under Music News, 50 Cent

Fed up with label delays, 50 Cent says it's July 3 or bust for the release of his long-awaited fifth album. In a recent interview with AllHipHop, the G-Unit general threatened to release his album on his own, with or without the support of Interscope.

"I’m releasing my album July 3rd, whether it has commercial promotions or not,” he said. “My birthday is July 6 and I planned for it. And I’m doing everything that I planned to do regardless if it’s huge airplay or not. I could care less, I’m putting the record out.”

50 said there's "a lot more business involved" in putting out his album than most people are aware of and he's tired of the back-and-forth. At this point, he just wants to put the album out and move on.

“I don’t need a record to sell," he said. "How much money you think I’ma make off record sales? You think I’ma sell 13 million records? It’s starting to feel like that corner that I left."

"I ain’t going to keep sitting on the records," he continued. "Even if everything ain’t in order, album five will be out July 3 and they can wait another two years for me to give them another one.”

While waiting for the release of his album, 50 made a Gangsta Grillz mixtape with DJ Drama, The Lost Tape, that came out on Tuesday.

The Queens rapper has yet to give his pending LP a name.

 

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