50 Cent Explains Delay Of Long-Awaited 5th Album

50 Cent On Album Delay: "I'm Not Doing It Without A Plan"

(AllHipHop News) 50 Cent has been talking about his fifth studio album, Street King Immortal, for several years, and while the rapper/businessman has released three free projects since 2011 the world still awaits the arrival of his next official LP.

The G-unit leader spoke with MTV News about why the project has been delayed for so long.

"I don't really need the money off of the record. I want the record to be right. I'm not doing it without a plan. I'm not putting it out like that," said 50. "It's a lot of staff changes [at Interscope Records], a lot of different people moving in and moving out, so you got to kind of wait until everything's right."

50 Cent last studio album was 2009's Before I Self-Destruct. He dropped The Big 10 mixtape in 2011, and last year he released The Lost Tape and the free album 5 (Murder by Numbers).

50 recently appeared on J. Cole's "New York Times" off his number one album Born Sinner. He also collaborated with Kendrick Lamar for the single "We Up."

In the time between releasing albums the Queens native has branched out into other entertainment fields like television and boxing promotion.

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