Tony Yayo retires from hip hop

By Drum Digital
24 February 2014

50 Cent's longtime sidekick Tony Yayo is has announced his retirement from music.

50 Cent's longtime sidekick Tony Yayo is has announced his retirement from music.

The hip-hop hitmaker took to recently to reveal he is no longer with 50 Cent'sG-Unit group and he is quitting music all together, according to

Responding to a fan's comments, he writes, "I'm done with the music and the industry this is to (sic) much for me."

He adds, "to (sic) much stress i flew the world already dropped an album time to try new things and the (G-) unit not together."

The In da Club hitmaker formed the rap supergroup in 2003 with Yayo and rapper Lloyd Banks.

On Thursday (20Feb14), he announced he was leaving his longtime record label Interscope/Shady/Aftermath to sign with independent label Caroline Records.


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