50 Cent Announces Album Release Date

50 Cent has announced the release date for his untitled fifth solo album.

Breaking the news on Twitter, Fif revealed that the oft-delayed LP is scheduled to drop on July 2nd. "My album is coming out july 2. I got some heat trust me I'm ready," he wrote. "My birthdays july 6 so that's a cool date for ME. Its gonna be july2 album, july4 independence day, then july6 my birthday."

The G-Unit general has been down this road before. He originally revealed that he had begun work on the album, formerly titled Black Magic, in March 2010. He then nixed the project and hit the studio to record the LP once more. He then said that the album would be released in November 2011, followed by December 2011, but the album failed to materialize.