Rapper 50 Cent has confirmed a release date for his new untitled album.
The highly anticipated release will hit stores on July 2, 50 Cent revealed today (March 20).
According to 50 Cent, he took the opportunity to discuss the album with Eminem backstage, during the Shady Records 2.0 showcase in Austin Texas, during the SXSW music conference.
“I kicked it with EM after the show i told him how I feel about my new album,” 50 Cent tweeted. “I’m gonna get on the phone with DRE today about it.
Apparently, the conversation with Dr. Dre produced results, because the rap star confirmed the release date for the album.
“My album is coming out July 2. I got some heat trust me I’m ready,” 50 Cent said.
According to reports, the album will feature production by Swizz Beatz, Just Blaze, Jake One, Jim Jonsin and others.
The rapper’s 5th official album is also reported to be 50′s final release for Interscope Records.
The release will also come on two important dates for 50 Cent, who has sold over 40 million records.
“My birthdays July 6 so that’s a cool date for ME,” 50 Cent said. “Its gonna be July2 album, July4 independence day, then July6 my birthday.”