50 Cent Is Expanding G-Unit: New Orleans Rapper Kidd Kidd Inks Deal With G-Unit Records
50 Cent is wasting no time expanding his G-Unit brand. The New York music mogul have been focusing on artists in the South lately. Last month, he signed Atlanta’s rapper Shawty Lo to the label; According to MTV’s RapFix New Orleans rapper Kidd Kidd is the newest member to join the G-Unit team.
Over this weekend, Kidd Kidd was in Atlanta with 50 Cent, Tony Yayo and Shawty Lo, shooting a video for Yayo’s single “Haters.” Kidd Kidd recently released his single “Better Walk” Ft. 50 Cent. The track appeared on Kidd Kidd May 2011 project The Reallionaire.
In an interview with SOHH, Kidd Kidd explained that 50 Cent supported his music and recently hit up his album release party.
“50 came at me direct and I respect that,” he told SOHH. “It’s a respect thing, you feel me? There’s not too many real out there that do what they do. He told me when he comes down to New Orleans, he’s gonna come and get at me. And that’s what happened. He came to the N.O. and got with me.”
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