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50 Cent Officially Launches G-Unit Studios in Louisiana

50 Cent calls Shreveport "a beacon of inspiration and creativity."

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50 Cent recently unveiled G Unit Studios in Shreveport, Louisiana. The musician shared insights, into his journey and the reasons behind selecting this city as the headquarters for his studio. Speaking with Billboard 50 Cent emphasized his commitment to fostering and showcasing talent in the 318 area and beyond.

“As someone who has always believed in the transformative power of music, film, and television, I’m beyond excited to introduce the expansion of my G-Unit Film & Television through the launch of G-Unit Studios right here in Shreveport. From the gritty narratives of the streets to the compelling stories that define our era, G-Unit has always been more than just entertainment; it’s a platform for voices that need to be heard, stories that need to be told,” he said.

“Bringing G-Unit Studios to Shreveport is not just a business decision; it’s a commitment to fostering talent, creating opportunities, and building a community that thrives through creativity and innovation. We see Shreveport as a beacon of inspiration and creativity.”

Shreveport Mayor Tom Arceneaux also weighed in on this moment for both the city and the entrepreneur. Arceneaux detailed how G Unit Studios plans to boost the economy through job creation highlighting their commitment, to nurturing emerging talents in the arts.

“We are thrilled that G-Unit Studios will plant its roots in Shreveport,” Arceneaux expressed. “This city’s rich culture and talent provide the perfect backdrop for this endeavor. We are eager to collaborate with Mr. Jackson and G-Unit Film & Television to bring captivating movies and entertainment to Shreveport and Caddo Parish.”

Originally established in 2005 as G Unit Film & Television Inc. G Unit Studios was founded by a New Yorker. Throughout its existence the company has been responsible for producing hit shows like Power, on Starz. Additional Starz productions include Raising Kanan, Force, Ghost and BMF.