50 Cent News

 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Discusses Nelson Mandela's Legacy, Ja Rule, New Music & More
    In a Shade 45 interview with DJ Whoo Kid this morning, 50 Cent discussed Nelson Mandela's legacy, Ja Rule, his latest projects and much more. During a G-Unit tour of Africa in 2008, 50 visited Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, an experience he describes as "amazing" and enlightening. 
  • Cover of Pharrell Wants To Record An Album With 50 Cent
    In a recent interview, Pharrell revealed some details of his upcoming album, and as always the talented producer has several projects on the go.  Turns out there's one legendary name in hip hop he'd like to collaborate with, as he says he'd like to do a project with 50 Cent. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Announces "Animal Ambition" [Update: 50 Cent To Release New Project Soon]
    50 cent is still yet to deliver on the promise of Street King Immortal, but we may be seeing some new music from the NY rapper either way.
  • Cover of T.I., Ludacris, The Game, 50 Cent & More Mourn Paul Walker's Sudden Death
    For those unaware, 40-year-old actor/director Paul Walker, of Fast & Furious fame, was killed yesterday afternoon in a tragic car accident in Santa Clarita, California.
  • Cover of Ja Rule & 50 Cent Take The Same Flight, End Up In Same Row
    This is random enough. Ja Rule happened to take the exact same flight as his once arch-nemesis 50 Cent, and ended up in the same row as Fif also. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Negotiates Plea Deal In Domestic Violence Case
    As reported by the insurmountable TMZ, it seems 50 Cent won't be serving jail time for supposedly kicking the mother of an alleged child of his (Daphne Joy) and destroying some of her property. 
  • Cover of 14 Rap Publicity Stunts
    Smart, crazy, and sometimes just odd, publicity stunts can sometimes be a necessity for any rapper who wants to rise to the top, or just find themselves some quick fame. Whether it's to promote a tour, upcoming music, or just to get people talking, publicity stunts equate to media attention.
  • Cover of Second Chances: Rappers Who've Been Shot & Survived
    Not only is the rap game stressful, it can be dangerous as well. 
  • Cover of Game Hasn't Seen 50 Cent In 8 Years, Says Beef Stemmed From Ignorance
    Despite Game's recent petition to reunite G-Unit, it seems he and 50 Cent will never see eye to eye. The Jesus Piece rapper joined Larry King in an interview where he spoke of the "rift" between the two rappers, as well as his label situation, and the reason why he'll never run out of things to rap about.
  • Cover of Ja Rule Admits He "Took The L" In 50 Cent Feud
    50 Cent has had his share of beefs in his career, but his feud with Ja Rule was one of the first high profile rivalries we saw from him. It was pretty clear from the outside 50 that came out on top, with the rapper rising to the top of the rap game, as Ja's relevance quickly waned.
  • Cover of Young Buck Gets Out Of Bankruptcy Without Paying Back 50 Cent & G-Unit Records
    When Young Buck gets out prison, which is supposed to happen in October, he'll finally be out of debt. The rapper has been dealing with bankruptcy for quite some time now, leading to the IRS auctioning off many of his personal items, cashing in on $53,000.
  • Cover of Universal To Reissue Classic Albums From Eminem, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne & More On Vinyl
    Vinyl was once an inseparable part of hip hop culture, but as technology has advanced, the format has naturally fallen out of favor (even in the DJ world). Universal Music is making an effort to give collectors another (or in some cases, first) chance to own some of genre's seminal albums on wax.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
    50 Cent stopped by Funkmaster Flex's evening mixshow last night, and went on air to discuss Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, his relationship with Nas, the status of G-Unit and more. Fif praised K. Dot's verse, as many have already, saying it's good to see the competitive spirit in rap. 
  • Cover of J. Cole Talks About How Sha Money XL Tried To Get 50 Cent To Sign Him
    J. Cole collaborated with 50 Cent this past year for "New York Times," a bonus track on Born Sinner. This was our first taste of a 50 x Cole collaboration, but what would it have been like if Cole and Fif were frequent collaborators?
  • Cover of 50 Cent Claims He Lost Sleek Audio Suit Because Judge Was Racist
    Earlier this year, 50 Cent took Sleek Audio to court over a $261,000 debt he claimed the company owed him. The case ended up going to arbritration, a process in which an arbitrator makes the call between the two parties.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Breaks Up Near-Brawl Between 50 Cent & Trav
    Meek Mill and 50 Cent have had tension among their crews in the past, mainly involving the beef between Fif, and Meek's bawse, Rick Ross. However, when 50 called Meek mill to the stage at a Mixshow Live Event in Atlanta Saturday night, Meek was actually the one breaking up the beef.
  • Cover of Ja Rule Talks Prison Life, 50 Cent Beef & Upcoming Music
    Ja Rule was released from jail this past July, after serving two years for gun charges. The rapper finally did his very first interview since his release, talking to Complex on his life in prison, his beef with 50 Cent and Eminem (which he says is squashed), what's coming up music-wise and more.
  • Cover of 50 Cent To Appear In Court On Domestic Violence Charges [Update: 50 Pleads Not Guilty]
    Although 50 Cent has denied the allegations that he kicked his former girlfriend and supposed baby mama, Daphne Joy, the rapper has to go to court to prove it.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Speaks On Long Delay For "Street King Immortal"
    50 Cent has been teasing fans with his fifth studio album, Street King Immortal, for quite some time now. At one point 50 started releasing singles, including the stand-out track with Kendrick Lamar, "We Up," but since then he's fallen back once more.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Not Listed As Father Of Daphne Joy's Child On Birth Certificate, But Baby Shares His Last Name
    Controversy arose when 50 Cent was allegedly arrested for domestic violence for supposedly kicking ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy last month.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 4-10)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Dropped From MLB All-Star Bash Reportedly Because Of Domestic Violence Charge
    50 Cent is usually one to keep his private life just that-- private. But recently some incidents have come to light which are tarnishing his reputation, and in the process, he's apparently losing gigs. Last week it was reported that Fif was charged with domestic violence, for kicking down a door and his baby mama.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (June 27-July 3rd)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence For Allegedly Kicking Baby Mama [Update: 50 Denies Allegations]
    50 Cent just spoke of how Chief Keef was not following his advice to keep out of trouble, but now it seems like Fif has been making some bad decisions of his own.  TMZ reports that 50 has been charged with domestic violence for allegedly kicking his baby mama and destroying some of her property last month.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Says Chief Keef  "Didn't Listen" To His Advice
    50 Cent has mentioned that he had made an attempt to talk to Chief Keef, and give hime some advice on his lifestyle. However, after being arrested time after time since 50's words, it's pretty clear at this point that Keef is playing by his own rules.
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