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The G-Unit flag that waved so mightily in the 2000s was at half-staff by the end of the decade. 50 Cent's musical success and relevance was on a downslope, Young Buck and Game were ceremoniously removed from the picture, and Tony Yayo was, well, Tony Yayo. Which meant Lloyd Banks, G-Unit's silent assassin, was left in a discomforting position. The self-proclaimed Punchline King was reeling from a sophomore slump, as well as being dropped from Interscope. So his decision to title his third release as a sequel to his debut album felt more like a desperation move than a novelty nod to its predecessor.
If The Hunger for More was Banks' crowning solo achievement and Rotten Apple the result of lack of execution, H.F.M.2. was somewhere in between.
50 Cent is starring in new sports drama film 'SouthPaw'. 50 also created song 'Drama Never Ends'(prod. by Frank Dukes) for 'SouthPaw' soundtracks, which released through Shady/Interscope Records and Executive producer is Eminem. 50 earned much money from 'SouthPaw' deals.
In July 24, 50 Cent was ordered by a court to pay an additional $2 million to Lastonia Leviston for posting a sex tape of her online.
"I've been served justice by the courts and vindicated by God," Leviston said about his fact.
50 Cent reportedly did not attend the hearing.
“Our client intends to file post-verdict, pre-judgment motions which we believe should reduce the size of the award," 50 Cent's lawyer James Renard said today.
In 2010 co-founder of G-Unit Sha Money XL, left G-Unit. Because after Mobb Deep's G-Unit album 'Blood Money' flopped. 50 Cent didn't invited him as co-executive producer of his third album 'Curtis' or as engineer of 'Curtis', or as beat-maker of 'Curtis'. In 2009 when Jimmy Iovin' dropped G-Unit Records, Inc. from Interscope Records. Sha Money XL understood, that it's time for find new 'home'. He signed Def Jam Records as executive directore. He wanted publish Lloyd Banks' third album H.F.M.2 under Def Jam. But 50 Cent didn't do deal with Def Jam. He signed G-Unit under EMI umbrella.