50 Cent Sued For $200 Million By Writer Over "Power"
A writer named Larry Johnson is suing 50 Cent for $200 million, claiming that 50 stole the idea for Starz TV show "Power" from one of his manuscripts.
50 Cent Clowns Puffy's Ciroc For Its High Calorie Count
50 is at it again, continuing to clown Puffy and Ciroc. It seems he's the only one playing the game now, though French Montana has recently chimed in on behalf of the "Ciroc Boys." In his latest Instagram video, Fif tells his followers about the health benefits of choosing EFFEN vodka over Ciroc. According to Fif, there are 1700 calories in a bottle of Ciroc -- aka 2 Big Mac combos at McDonalds. He continues: "And you wondering why your big ass can't lose no weight." He then holds up a bottle of cucumber-flavored EFFEN, which is sugar-free. "Health options," folks.
50 Cent Takes A Picture With The Victim Of Rick Ross' Kidnapping & Assault
Remember when Rick Ross was charged with assault, battery and kidnapping for supposedly pistol-whipping one of his groundskeepers? Apparently Rozay did the guy so bad that he couldn't eat solid food. Ross spent about a week in jail before getting out on $2 million bail.
10 Times Rappers Were Banned From Countries
Tyler The Creator recently made headlines because he was banned from going to Australia and the UK, due to his controversial lyrics. Apparently lyrics from tracks like "VCR," "Blow," "Sarah," "Tron Cat" and "French" have been ruled so obscene, that the UK doesn't want him in their country. The craziest part? This is nothing new.
50 Cent Speaks On Sha Money XL Fallout; Sha Money Responds
50 Cent is never afraid to voice his opinion, and on Monday afternoon he did just that on a topic he’s kind of shied away from in the past. Speaking on the Hang w/ app again, Fif was asked about the relationship between him and his former G-Unit “partner” Sha Money XL, among many other things. Speaking on their history, 50 blamed part of their feud on financial disagreements and Sha Money becoming too greedy when money starting rolling in.
50 Cent's Effen Vs. Diddy's Ciroc: History Of An Instagram Vodka War
Now that 50 Cent and Diddy are two of the richest men in the industry, they conduct their beef via vodka wars, with 50 Cent putting his Effen up against Diddy's Ciroc. With millions of dollars at stake, they both dedicate a substantial portion of their social media posts to pimping vodka, and the primary vehicle by which they both promote their brand and keep the beef alife is Instagram. Let's take a look back at the history of the battle between "David Effen" and "Ciroc Obama." It now rages fiercer than ever, with no end in sight.
French Montana & 50 Cent Exchange More Vodka Jabs On Instagram
Last episode, French Montana incurred the wrath of his old nemesis 50 Cent by throwing out a box of unopened Effen bottles into the garbage. The battle between Effen and Ciroc continues to rage in the public arena of Instagram.
French Montana Enters Fray In 50 Cent Vs. Diddy Vodka War
Followers of 50 Cent and Diddy on Instagram know that they are currently embroiled in a bitter vodka war, with 50's Effen vodka dueling it out against Diddy's Ciroc. Recently things have escalated, with 50 using the hashtag #nopuffyjuice to encourage his fans to boycott Ciroc. Now French Montana has entered the fray and aligned himself firmly in the camp of Puff "Ciroc Obama" Daddy.
50 Cent, Trav, Slowbucks Rehash Old Beefs In Meek Mill's Instagram Comments
A simple video of 50 Cent playfully throwing Tony Yayo into a bush caused quite a commotion on Instagram yesterday, as 50 couldn't help but turn it into something shady. Meek Mill posted the video to his Instagram as a joke, and rather than having a laugh about it, Fif decided to take the opportunity to stir the pot, commenting, “That’s us playing, but you do be around some ni66as I will put on there head. No bullshit.”
50 Cent Reportedly Looking To Sublet His Mansion
50 Cent's bankruptcy filing couldn't get him out of coughing up millions in the Lastonia Leviston lawsuit, and while it's not clear just how much money Fif is working with these days, he's decided putting his mansion on the rental market is a good idea. The gigantic home, which hosts 21 bedrooms, 9 kitchens, and a casino (?) is reportedly costing Fif $72,000 a month just to maintain. Still no word on what the rapper will be charging, but it'll have to be close to six figures if he's looking to make a profit.
50 Cent & Ja Rule Resurrect Beef On Instagram
It seems the Drake and Meek Mill beef has caused something of a chain reaction. A couple days back, Ja Rule posted on Instagram about comparisons between his own beef with 50 Cent and the current Drizzy fiasco, suggesting that the situations are apples and oranges -- unless, of course, someone gets stabbed or shot. He later clarified the comment was a joke, insisting that he doesn't want to see things escalate, but stressed that the two beefs shouldn't really be mentioned in the same sentence.
Everything Dr. Dre Has Produced Since His Last Album
On Friday, Dr. Dre will drop Compton: The Soundtrack, his first project since 1999's 2001. He's kept busy in the 16 years inbetween, executive producing hip hop classics like Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP, 50 Cent's Get Rich Or Die Tryin', & The Game's The Documentary and contributing to the making of hundreds of other projects. He hasn't done it all by himself -- credit must be given to his frequent co-producers, such as Mark Batson, Mel-Man, & Mike Elizando -- but Dr.
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record"
50 Cent has recently been in the headlines concerning his filing for bankruptcy, but his recent interview with DJ Semtex was all about the music. During the sit-down, Fif reflected on the various competitions is his career, whether they be with Kanye West, Ja Rule, or Jay Z. As usual, he made some surprising statements, but generally kept the shade to a minimum, and gave props where it was due.Check out some key excerpts below. On challenging Kanye West's first week sales in 2007:
50 Cent Ordered To Pay $2 Million More In Sex Tape Case
A Manhattan jury ruled today that 50 Cent must pay Lastonia Leviston $2 million on top of the $5 million in punitive damages he was ordered to pay her two weeks ago as restitution for posting her sex tape online in 2009.
Stream The "Southpaw" Soundtrack Feat. Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson & More
"Southpaw," a boxing film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, 50 Cent and Rachel McAdams, opens in theaters today, but more importantly for hip hop fans, the soundtrack's now on Spotify.
Rick Ross Takes Shots At 50 Cent On "Wing Stop (Remix)"
Rick Ross and 50 Cent have been at odds with each other for a minute. Their feud started in 2009, supposedly at the BET Awards, and things spiraled out from there. 50 went on to expose Rozay's background as a correctional officer, and got Ross' baby mama involved.
50 Cent Testifies That Many Of His Cars & Jewelry Are Rented Or Borrowed
Last week, 50 Cent shocked the hip hop world when he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, later explaining that this was move was made out of a desire to "reorganize his financial affairs" than an actual lack of funds.
50 Cent's Sex Tape Case Will Continue Despite Bankruptcy Filing
A federal judge ruled that 50 Cent's sex tape case may continue in spite of the rapper's new chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
50 Cent Owes $28 Million, Biggest Creditor Is Sleek Audio
As most of you are probably aware by now, 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier in the week. This came to a shock as most, seeing as how many businesses Fif has his hands in. 50 released a statement on the filing later that same day, which (sorta) explained the motive behind it. "The filing allows Mr.