Eminem Shares Support after 50 Cent Announces Departure from Interscope Records

Posted Thursday February 20, 2014 5:48 PM GMT

He's had his fair share of disappointments with Interscope Records over the past few years, and now Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson announced he's ready to cut his ties with the label.

On Thursday (February 20), the G-Unit CEO confirmed he signed with Capitol Music Group and will unfortunately leave the Shady/Aftermath Records family.

"I have had great success to date with Shady/Aftermath/Interscope and I'd like to thank Eminem and Dr. Dre forgiving me an incredible opportunity," 50 Cent explained in a statement. "I've learned so much from them through the years. I am excited to enter this new era where I can carry out my creative vision."

Meanwhile, Eminem revealed his thoughts on the matter. "Both myself and Shady Records are grateful to have had the chance to play a part in 50's career. Shady simply would not be what it is today without 50 Cent."

"I've developed a great friendship with 50 over the years, and that's not going to change. We know 50 will have success in his new situation, and we remain supporters of both him and G-Unit," he added.

The relationship between 50 Cent and Interscope Records began to fall apart back in 2011 when there was an apparent lack of support and a delay with the release of his Street King Immortal project.

His new album Animal Ambition under Capitol Music Group's is set to hit stores June 3rd.

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