50 Cent News

  • 50 Cent Says "Street King Immortal" Will Be A "Personal" Album
    50 Cent Says "Street King Immortal" Will Be A "Personal" Album
    Mar 22, 2014 at 03:41 PM
    Street King Immortal has suffered many pushbacks since its initial announcement, though even with his new Animal Ambition project on deck, it's still lined up for release soon afterward. In an interview with Complex, Fif explained the differences between the two albums.
  • Vince Staples Explains How 50 Cent And GTA: San Andreas Inspired Him And His Music
    Vince Staples Explains How 50 Cent And GTA: San Andreas Inspired Him And His Music
    Mar 21, 2014 at 04:56 PM
    Vince Staples thinks things like When the hit 2004 game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (which served as the basis for the latest GTA installment) came out, people claimed that it helped the video game industry grow, but no one expected it to help a future, budding musician grow as an artist. Vince Staples was just a kid when that game came out and when 50 was coming up with great music, but he explained that the maniacal, sandbox video game and the seminal recording artist, 50 Cent, actually served as an inspiration for him to develop as a serious recording Hip-Hop artist.
  • 50 Cent Thinks Eminem Is Underrated, "More Hood Than So Many People Out There"
    50 Cent Thinks Eminem Is Underrated, "More Hood Than So Many People Out There"
    Mar 20, 2014 at 05:30 PM
    50 Cent recently sat down with Noisey to talk about his upcoming album, Animal Ambition, as well as his frequent collaborator, Eminem. Despite his massive success, 50 described Em as "underrated", which he said was due to his race. "Em is really underrated because people have always been talking about him like, "The WHITE rapper Eminem" instead of just "the rapper."
  • 50 Cent Says Steve Stoute Is Close To "Actually Getting His Ass Whooped"
    50 Cent Says Steve Stoute Is Close To "Actually Getting His Ass Whooped"
    Mar 19, 2014 at 06:04 PM
    Steve Stoute, the author of "The Tanning Of America" (which recently earned its own VH1 documentary), is in some hot water with 50 Cent. The writer made some comments about the status of Fif's career in an interview with HOT 97, stating that the rapper "hasn't had a hit in a really long time", and questioned the influence he currently has on rap.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: March 10-16
    Top Tracks Of The Week: March 10-16
    Mar 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
  • 50 Cent Thinks Jay Z's Idea To Collaborate With UGK Was Borrowed From Him
    50 Cent Thinks Jay Z's Idea To Collaborate With UGK Was Borrowed From Him
    Mar 18, 2014 at 02:21 PM
    50 Cent and Jay Z are two of the biggest rappers ever to come out of New York, so naturally they have a bit of a competitive relationship. In a soon-to-air interview with Sirius XM, 50 spoke on his output during Jay Z's retirement, as well as Jay's decision to work with UGK on "Big Pimpin'".
  • 50 Cent Reveals Some Features From "Animal Ambition"
    50 Cent Reveals Some Features From "Animal Ambition"
    Mar 15, 2014 at 05:35 PM
    50 Cent, like the rest of the music industry, is in Austin, Texas for SXSW right now, and after performing a new track, "Hold On", Fif participated in a fairly disorganized interview backstage-- but we did learn some things. 
  • 50 Cent Describes "Animal Ambition" & Talks On Tony Yayo's G-Unit Comments
    50 Cent Describes "Animal Ambition" & Talks On Tony Yayo's G-Unit Comments
    Mar 12, 2014 at 01:45 PM
    50 Cent revealed the cover art for his upcoming album Animal Ambition last night, along with a 'release calendar' for when you can expect new music off the project to drop. The first tracks coming up are "Hold On" and "Don't Worry 'Bout It" with Yo Gotti, both due out on March 18th.
  • ScHoolboy Q Says He Was Denied Entrance To 50 Cent's SXSW Show
    ScHoolboy Q Says He Was Denied Entrance To 50 Cent's SXSW Show
    Mar 12, 2014 at 01:12 PM
    As you are probably aware, the annual SXSW music conference has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The festival will continue into the weekend, and will give many new and veteran artists alike a chance to perform at various showcases. One such veteran MC is 50 Cent, who took the stage last night.
  • 50 Cent Reveals Album Cover For "Animal Ambition"
    50 Cent Reveals Album Cover For "Animal Ambition"
    Mar 11, 2014 at 08:55 PM
     After making headlines these past few weeks for playing “bully”, 50 Cent is back tonight making noise for his music. As he gets ready to release his new album Animal Ambition, Fif has decided to go ahead and reveal the album’s artwork tonight along with a few track titles as well.
  • Cinematic: 10 Rappers With Films About Their Lives
    Cinematic: 10 Rappers With Films About Their Lives
    Mar 8, 2014 at 01:08 PM
    Over the years many rappers have ventured into acting and usually watching them act on the big screen is excruciating or downright funny. But sometimes there are rare gems where that rapper surprises you and goes beyond expectations to show off a stellar performance. Through the years plenty of rappers have taken to the screen in an effort to chronicle their lives, a big noteworthy tour, a moment or a behind-the-scenes look into their real lives.
  • Rick Ross Comments On 50 Cent's Diss & Diddy's "Nobody" Address
    Rick Ross Comments On 50 Cent's Diss & Diddy's "Nobody" Address
    Mar 6, 2014 at 07:56 PM
    Rick Ross took yet another trip to Power 105's Breakfast club, this time in promotion of his brand new album, Mastermind. Ross spoke on a number of subjects during his interview, answering a few questions that fans have had on their minds. He addressed Diddy's rants on "Nobody", the infamous Instagram diss from 50 Cent, as well as briefly talking about the attempt on his life in 2013. Read some excerpts from the sit down below. On who Diddy was addressing on "Nobody":
  • Rick Ross Will Not Respond To 50 Cent's Diss
    Rick Ross Will Not Respond To 50 Cent's Diss
    Mar 4, 2014 at 07:24 PM
    50 Cent was up to his usual troll-ish ways this week, posting some photos of Rick Ross and Diddy to insinuate that the the two rappers were actually gay lovers. He ended up deleting the post shortly afterward, but of course, nothing dies on the internet, and the pic made circulation anyway.
  • 50 Cent's SXSW Concert To Be Streamed Live For Free
    50 Cent's SXSW Concert To Be Streamed Live For Free
    Mar 3, 2014 at 11:18 PM
     In other news non-related to 50 Cent’s confrontational weekend, we have something about 50’s music to tell ya about. On March 11th, 50 Cent will be headlining a SXSW concert down in Austin, Texas and allowing fans to stream the show for free through his new Hang w/ mobile app, which he is an investor in.
  • 50 Cent Alludes That Rick Ross, Diddy & Steve Stoute Are Gay, Deletes Post
    50 Cent Alludes That Rick Ross, Diddy & Steve Stoute Are Gay, Deletes Post
    Mar 3, 2014 at 03:21 PM
    This is all too familiar territory when it comes to 50 Cent.
  • 50 Cent Rips Into Steve Stoute At The Knicks Game
    50 Cent Rips Into Steve Stoute At The Knicks Game
    Mar 1, 2014 at 06:14 PM
    50 Cent isn't very happy with Steve Stoute, at least if the photos of the two apparently arguing were any indicator. If you remember, Steve Stoute is a former record exec. who knew 50 since 2000 and is now actively promoting his new documentary series, based on the book he authored, called "The Tanning of America," which is centered around Hip-Hops influence on mainstream pop culture, more or less. 
  • 50 Cent Unveils Trailer For New "Power" TV Series
    50 Cent Unveils Trailer For New "Power" TV Series
    Mar 1, 2014 at 04:12 PM
    50 Cent has been involved in many business ventures, and is responsible for a lot of important music, so it's really saying something when he describes his new TV series as  “probably the biggest thing” he's ever worked on. "Power" is set to debut on the STARZ network later this year, and it now has an official trailer. On top of executive producing the series, Fif will also be contributing new music to the series, as well as playing a small role (as you can see in the trailer). Read the full synopsis of the series, and watch the trailer below.
  • 50 Cent Reveals New Single Off "Animal Ambition" Has Dr. Dre Production [Update: Track To Feature Trey Songz]
    50 Cent Reveals New Single Off "Animal Ambition" Has Dr. Dre Production [Update: Track To Feature Trey Songz]
    Feb 24, 2014 at 10:34 PM
    50 Cent is back on track with the release of new music, and specifically, the release of his forthcoming album Animal Ambition. Following his new independent deal with Caroline, the rapper already let go a new visual off the LP, "The Funeral" which had Jake One production and gave us high hopes for what's to come.
  • 50 Cent Speaks On His Departure From Interscope
    50 Cent Speaks On His Departure From Interscope
    Feb 21, 2014 at 01:32 PM
    50 Cent made a big announcement yesterday, as he departs from Interscope Records and heads down the independent path for himself and his G-Unit imprint over at Caroline, under Capitol Records.
  • 50 Cent Leaves Interscope, Signs With Caroline/Capitol/UMG & Announces "Animal Ambition" Release Date
    50 Cent Leaves Interscope, Signs With Caroline/Capitol/UMG & Announces "Animal Ambition" Release Date
    Feb 20, 2014 at 10:12 AM
    50 Cent has struggled in recent years to release new music and to stick to release dates for his oft-delayed Street King Immortal as well as the more recently-announced album Animal Ambition. It appears as though he's finally taking things into his own hands, as he's left Interscope Records, with whom he'd been signed to for the past twelve years. 
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