UPDATED 2/20, 10:10 a.m. ET: Mase is disputing allegations made by 50 Cent that he owns Fivio Foreign’s publishing rights.
Naji, the host of Cigar Talk, took to Twitter on Wednesday, claiming he has proof that Fif isn’t right. Naji wrote, “PSA: I spoke to Mase today. He called me & showed me paperwork saying he took 0% of Fivio Foreign’s publishing rights.”
In a second tweet, Naji wrote, “Fivio & Mase do have an existing agreement which I won’t disclose. But, we will have clarity soon, on a lot of issues. #CigarTalk”
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50 Cent has never been one to hold his tongue. So when asked about Mase's rift with Diddy, 50 explained candidly to Rap Radar's Cigar Talk that Mase can't be angry at Diddy for doing something to him that he's now doing to another artist.
50 claims that Mase bought out Fivio Foreign's publishing at an unfair price, which according to 50, gives him no right to "cry over spilled milk" when addressing his publishing dispute with Diddy.
"He's pointing out the publishing shit. He's doing the same shit to young boys now," 50 says around the interview's 34-minute mark. "Fivio. Like it's there. You doing the same shit that they did to you, boy. Fuck is you crying about some shit they did to you and you doing it to somebody else? Get the fuck outta here, man."
Although a paper trail supporting these claims hasn't surfaced, this isn't the first time 50 mentioned Mase's dealings with Fivio. During an appearance on the Breakfast Club earlier this month, 50 and Charlamagne tha God alluded to Mase owning Fivio's publishing.
"I'm kind of in the middle on that," 50 said when talking about Mase's issues with Diddy at the interview's 39:43-minute mark. "Because Mase will tell you he's coming back get a check then breakout. Like he's done that to Puff. Twice. ... If it was so bad then why is he doing it to someone else? Like he's doing the same thing to Fivio."
Charlamagne went on to add: "I heard [Mase] signed [Fivio] for five grand or something crazy."
Although owning one's own publishing is a goal for most artists, 50 explained to Cigar Talk that sometimes an artist's circumstances make it so that signing away publishing for an immediate payoff is necessary.
"When they be saying, 'It's a whole lotta gang shit,' right? 'Gang, gang.' Whole lotta gang shit going on, nigga you might not even get a record," 50 said. "You gonna not take the money? I could mislead him by saying 'Nah, don't do this. Don't do that.' But then how the fuck you gonna eat right now? That's what that's based on.
"You can't cry over spilled milk later after the fact," 50 added. "The things you go through make you who you are. At that point, he did the right deal. You ask me if Fivio did the right deal, I say: 'Yeah.'"