50 Cent is moving forward with the release of his fifth studio album, with or without backing from his label, Interscope Records. The Queens MC recently announced the name of the album during an interview with a radio station in Philadelphia.
"@50cent has a new album dropping July 3 called Five (Murder by Numbers). Make sure you go get that," tweeted the Philly radio station Hot 107.9.
Last month Fif spoke about his plans to drop the album regardless of whether or not Interscope feels it's time. "There's a lot more business involved [in putting out an album] than the general public is aware of. And that part causes the actual delay with [Interscope]. I'm releasing my album July 3, 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."
"I don't need a record to sell," he continued. "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. 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 last month.
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