Los Angeles: Rapper 50 Cent has expressed his desire to sign boy band One Direction star Zayn Malik to his record label.
The 39-year-old hip-hop said he would love to take Malik under his wing and 'have him working with the biggest rappers on the planet', reported Aceshowbiz.
"If Zayn 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. "I'd happily sign him up to my label, mentor him and have him working with the biggest rappers on the planet," he said.
There have been rumours claiming that Malik, 22, is pursuing solo career.