50 cents was the executive producer of Pop Smokethe posthumous release of, Shoot for the stars Aim for the moon, who was one of the best hip-hop albums of 2020, but he’s not sure if he’ll lend a hand to Pop’s next project.
In a 20-minute video interview with radio personality Kris Kaylin, which was posted to YouTube last Thursday (May 27), 50 spoke briefly about the the late Brooklyn rapperthe next project and said he wasn’t sure if he would produce it.
“Steven [Victor] was originally Pop’s manager and the label person he was signed with, “Fif explained.” He told me about the new album. I do not know if I will participate with this disc. I just wanted to make sure his record was doing what it was supposed to do.
50 Cent added that he was eager to promote Pop’s debut album and believes his involvement is the reason the project has been so successful.
“My interaction with Pop was that he was looking at me like I could tell him the right way to go and everything would work out based on what I said,” he said. “In addition to producing the record and making it work well, I did all the promotion for this record to make it work. They would have published it and you should have found it out of basic interest. “
Fif’s remarks come as current Pop manager Rico Beats took to his Instagram page on May 1 to suggest he is working on rhyme drillsecond album by. “I see and hear that everything is still cool, but no worries about paying off the load on the new Popsmoke album around the corner …” he wrote.
Since its release, Shoot for the stars Aim for the moon, twice landed No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart—for the week of July 19 and October 25—In 2020. The project broke Eminem’s record for most weeks at the top of the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart and the 2019 Pop Smoke track “Dior” was nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance as well as.
You can watch 50 Cent talk about a future Pop Smoke album around 11:20 a.m. below.
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