50 Cent promises to quit the solo biz if Kanye West out sales him
By M&C News Aug 11, 2007, 12:09 GMT
If you believe everything you hear, Curtis is 50 Cent\'s bid to be hip-hop king--the rumor goes that he issued it the same day Kanye West released his Graduation CD to spawn a sales race and thus, a) establish superiority, or b) retire with his head hung low. But here\'s what might not have occurred to 50: Given enough talent and a fully loaded speed-dial--the kind that can raise Timbaland, ...more
Rapper 50 Cent has swore to quit releasing solo albums if Kanye West out sales him when their new albums are released on September 11th.
50 Cent told sohh.com: “If Kanye West sells more records than 50 Cent on September 11, I'll no longer write music. I'll write music and work with my other artists, but I won't put out any more solo albums."
Speaking in third person, the rapper continued: “When Kanye West's sales come in, he's gonna have a 70 percent decrease cause Def Jam is gonna buy records to keep him closer to 50 Cent. So watch the first week and then watch the second week. Watch his ass drop off the planet. We keep our angles covered before we make a decent bet.”
50 Cent’s ‘Curtis’ is now available for pre-order at Amazon. Visit the music database for more information. Kanye West’s ‘Graduation’ is now available for pre-order at Amazon. Visit the music database for more information.