Money Didn’t Draw 50 Cent To Shady Records
Shaheem Reid of MTV News caught up with 50 Cent after he landed his reported $1 million deal with Eminem’s Shady Records. “There were a lot of people hollering, and then it got really crazy once they found out [Eminem and Dre] were interested,” he said. “[The money] wasn’t really what drew me to the situation. Dr. Dre’s production, the chemistry, there’s different things I can do here. He’s from N.W.A. He knows exactly what I’m doing. When he heard the music, he was like, ‘I know exactly what to do with this to make it work.’ Here it’s, ‘Lets make the best record.’ Creatively, it’s a better space for me.” Read more.