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Sha Money XL Leaves Epic Records Amidst Bobby Shmurda Controversy

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Weeks after L.A. Reid said Epic Records doesn’t have enough money to bail their artist Bobby Shmurda out of jail, Sha Money XL has resigned from the company.

He was the VP of Urban A&R for the company, and back in June he called Shmurda’s incarceration a “temporary inconvenience.” He said Epic wasn’t to blame for the New York rapper’s imprisonment, but never the less they did “more than I’ve seen other [labels] do” to help Bobby out. He didn’t detail how.

XL, a record producer who was the president of G-Unit Records until 2007, is now going indie with his own Teamwork Music company. He shared the news of his resignation on Google Plus (props to our managing editor Jerry Barrow for still going on that thing) along with a video of an artist he’s working with called Logan. Check out the video for Logan’s new “TMD” below.

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