Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, will soon be a free agent in the entertainment industry, according to the rapper’s ecstatic posts on the matter. The creator and executive producer of the “Power” franchise has indicated that he will not resume his partnership with Starz after his deal expires on Friday.
“The official day of 9/17/22 that I really own my content and decide where and how I do it,” 50 Cent wrote in an Instagram post Saturday morning.
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50 Cent also shared a GIF of the Pittsburgh Pirates in a champagne-breaking locker room celebration with the caption “This is my vibe now! STARZ deal closed, we had only success, so no grudges…I’m gone. I’ll leave you we’ll know where we’re going soon.”
Later in the day, the rapper shared a thumbnail screenshot for a news story announcing the end of his partnership with Starz, along with the caption, “I’m out, I have to go, see you later!”
A Starz spokesperson declined to comment on the situation.
50 Cent was engaged in a four-year deal with Lionsgate’s premium cable banner. The rapper’s “Power” series premiered on the network in 2014 and ran for six seasons before ending in 2020. However, the show has since spawned three different spin-off series, all of which remain on the air. The rapper also produced the crime series “BMF” for the network.
50 Cent expressed plans to end his partnership with Starz in March, making a series of calls to the network: “This is me packing my stuff, STARZ. Sucks, my deal is here, I’m out.”
Even taking into account the long-lasting ramifications between the two sides, 50 Cent’s production at Starz has been a notable success, launching several much-loved series and bolstering a track record that will make it an attractive prospect for industry in the coming weeks. candidates.
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