Did 50 Cent Receive Over $20 Million Before Leaving Interscope?

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/ May 12, 2014

50 Cent is making sure everybody in the universe is aware of his forthcoming Animal Ambition album. Over the weekend, Fif even stopped by Canada’s Business News Network to discuss his recent business moves and departure from Interscope records.

“You can expect it to be exciting. For me it’s my reintroduction. ‘Cause I’ve spent a long time period on hiatus. I was in the back portion in the music business. I was in the business portion of music for four years, 50 said about his LP. “Because it was my fifth and final album requirement for Interscope we was in a position where we would have to do audits and go through the books and everything. It was conflicts in different areas.

The rapper also broke down his big payday before going Indy.

“So, the language in the contracts spoke to the same light and the way I would be paid off a ringtone…if that’s the way I was to be paid off the singles would mean that they owed me like another $23 million maybe. So we went through that process and it took—for four years actually. It took a while for us to get through it… I was paid. And then everything was comfortably—we resumed back to making music.”