Rapper 50 Cent is keen to work with former One Direction star Zayn Malik because he thinks they could make each other 'a lot of money'.
Malik has stayed with Simon Cowell’s SyCo label despite quitting One Direction earlier this year. 50 Cent has invited him to meet and discuss a switch.
According to the Mirror, Zayn may leave Simon Cowell, given the deal with 50 Cent is sealed.
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“I want it to happen. I can make him a lot of money and he can make me a lot of money. The point I am making is he needs to be working with the right producers, artists, and people in the genre,” the 39-year-old rapper said.
According to Forbes, the American rapper Fiddy is estimated to have a wealth of $155m (GBP97.8m), majority of which doesn’t come from music but rather from his former part-ownership of the beverage firm Glacéau, responsible for VitaminWater among other products.
He is set to meet up with Malik in July to discuss a deal about launching the boy band star as a solo artist and rapper because he feels that together they can make a lot of money.
Both have met several times before, including at the iHeart Radio event in Las Vegas in September 2014.
"If Zayn Malik wants a rap career, just because of who he is, he is going to sell records. But if he wants to be credible he has to be with the right people," 50 Cent said to The Sun.
"I'd happily sign him up to my label, mentor him and have him working with the biggest rappers on the planet," added Fiddy.
The 22- year -old Zayn was previously in news when his song leaked and went viral on the internet. He also wishes to explore the fashion industry.
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