G-Note Records

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G-Note Records
G NoteRecords.jpg
Parent company G-Unit Records
Founded 2010
Founder 50 Cent
Distributor(s) G-Unit Records
Genre Pop/Dance/R&B
Country of origin United States
Location New York, New York
Official website G-Note Official Website

G-Note Records is a subsidiary record label of 50 Cent's G-Unit Records. The label was formed in late 2010 for Pop, Dance and R&B artists. The offices for the label are in New York.[1]

Origins (2010)[edit]

After the success of former G-Unit subsidiary label "G-Unit South,"G-Unit Philly, and "G-Unit West, 50 Cent decided to create another subsidiary in 2009. Unlike the two other subsidiary labels, G-Note Records is a Hip hop based label including Pop, Dance and R&B music.[2] The label was founded in late 2010 with the first two artists signed, Governor and Hot Rod.[3] The first official music that was released under the label was Hot Rod's first single called Dance With Me.[4] It was believed that 50 Cent intended to sign more acts to the label in the upcoming year, including R&B singer Jovan Dais who was featured on the original version of his single "Baby By Me", Zimbabwean singer Gamu Nhengu, and singer Jeremih who he has recently worked on a couple of projects with.[5][6] The second single released on the label was Governor's, the song was called "Here We Go Again" and featured 50 Cent.[7] In an interview with G-Unit Radio 50 Cent said he created the label because

In late April 2011, it was reported that 50 Cent was in talks with DJ Pauly D about signing to the label for a three album deal. This was later confirmed by DJ Whoo Kid in an interview with Shade 45.[9] [10] In the beginning of December 2011, DJ Pauly D was officially signed to G-Note Records.[11] Lea was dropped from the label at the top of 2013.

Roster[edit]

Current artists[edit]

Act Year
signed
Albums
under the label
DJ Pauly D 2011 -

Former Artists[edit]

Act Years on
the label
Albums
under the label
Lea Sunshine 2011–2014 -
Hot Rod (rapper) 2006-2014 -
Governor (singer) 2009-2013 -

Discography[edit]

Upcoming releases[edit]

List of upcoming studio album releases
Artist Details
DJ Pauly D
  • Title: Untitled
  • Release date: TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thisis50.com/forum/topics/50-cent-has-created-a-new?x=1&id=784568%3ATopic%3A22814010&page=3#
  2. ^ http://diversehiphop.com/2010/12/50-cent-starts-a-new-record-label-calls-it-g-note-records/
  3. ^ http://api.ning.com/files/XwjAFtVKM8J89jRCzQrZY8TjlGtqCF-z-Aljx4bU-Ltvz8zdERLLrd-irMM8qw*rGBY9n1RFwSBpTEQdL3l4*HqKu2sQjUEZ/hotrodfacebook.jpg
  4. ^ Яizzy GOLDSTEIN ™ [@officialhotrod] (17 December 2010). "G-NOTE/G-UNIT RECORDS Hot Rod - "Dance With Me" on Itunes tinyurl.com/2c78v47 #DANCEWITHME" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ http://lexlevi.com/profiles/blogs/lex-levi-negotiating-a-deal
  7. ^ http://diversehiphop.com/2010/12/governor-here-we-go-again-ft-50-cent/
  8. ^ http://www.thisis50.com/profiles/blogs/50-cent-calls-into-gunit
  9. ^ http://www.thisis50.com/profiles/blogs/dj-whoo-kid-calls-into-shade
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-04. Retrieved 2015-03-20.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-04. Retrieved 2015-03-20.