Althogh his group Slaughterhouse isn't signed to Shady Records yet, Royce Da 5'9 was recently asked about signing to Shady as an solo artist. "We haven't talked about that," Royce said of a solo deal with Shady. "Right now, we just chillin'. We're getting back acclimated, being around each other, getting the creative juices flowing. Making sure we're on the same page creatively. We're just gonna focus on the Slaughterhouse album right now. Man, I haven't thought about it," Royce reiterated about his solo deal. "After I put this next album out, I'm a free agent. So I'm sure it's a possibility. But it's not something we're really thinking about right now. I'm gonna totally focus on the group, because I think [this] sh– could be something special."
So when can we expect a Slaughterhouse album on Shady? "Depending on when this deal closes, which should be very soon, I think I'm gonna put my focus on the group," he said. "I got a lot of material done for my solo album, but I wanna take my time with it. I'm looking at next year for my album. I've been doing sh– sporadically. I wanna put all my focus into the Slaughterhouse album first. I would like for my album to catapult off the next Slaughterhouse album. We're gonna cancel everything. We did the last [Slaughterhouse] album so fast, because we was behind the eight ball, time-wise. It ain't gonna be no timeline on this album. We going in, and we gonna keep recording until it's right."
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