50 Cent News

  • Young Buck Gets Out Of Bankruptcy Without Paying Back 50 Cent & G-Unit Records
    Young Buck Gets Out Of Bankruptcy Without Paying Back 50 Cent & G-Unit Records
    Sep 19, 2013 at 11:18am
    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.
  • Universal To Reissue Classic Albums From Eminem, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne & More On Vinyl
    Universal To Reissue Classic Albums From Eminem, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne & More On Vinyl
    Sep 18, 2013 at 12:38pm
    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. The label's intention with the project is to “spotlight iconic, genre-defining albums” from the past releases of Def Jam, Interscope, Priority and Virgin Records. 
  • 50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
    50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
    Sep 13, 2013 at 11:11am
    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. 
  • J. Cole Talks About How Sha Money XL Tried To Get 50 Cent To Sign Him
    J. Cole Talks About How Sha Money XL Tried To Get 50 Cent To Sign Him
    Aug 28, 2013 at 11:32am
    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?
  • 50 Cent Claims He Lost Sleek Audio Suit Because Judge Was Racist
    50 Cent Claims He Lost Sleek Audio Suit Because Judge Was Racist
    Aug 18, 2013 at 11:02am
    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. Ultimately, Sleek was chosen over Fif, but the rapper is unhappy with the results-- namely because he feels they were the result of racism.
  • Meek Mill Breaks Up Near-Brawl Between 50 Cent & Trav
    Meek Mill Breaks Up Near-Brawl Between 50 Cent & Trav
    Aug 11, 2013 at 10:43am
    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. As Mill walked onstage with his entourage, Fif spotted a familiar face amongst the crew. Former G-Unit rapper Trav (who has beef with 50) was attempting to take the stage by sneaking in with Meek's posse. 
  • Ja Rule Talks Prison Life, 50 Cent Beef & Upcoming Music
    Ja Rule Talks Prison Life, 50 Cent Beef & Upcoming Music
    Aug 6, 2013 at 02:21pm
    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. Check out some excerpts from the interview below.
  • 50 Cent To Appear In Court On Domestic Violence Charges [Update: 50 Pleads Not Guilty]
    50 Cent To Appear In Court On Domestic Violence Charges [Update: 50 Pleads Not Guilty]
    Aug 5, 2013 at 03:01pm
    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.
  • 50 Cent Speaks On Long Delay For "Street King Immortal"
    50 Cent Speaks On Long Delay For "Street King Immortal"
    Jul 15, 2013 at 10:13am
    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.
  • 50 Cent Not Listed As Father Of Daphne Joy's Child On Birth Certificate, But Baby Shares His Last Name
    50 Cent Not Listed As Father Of Daphne Joy's Child On Birth Certificate, But Baby Shares His Last Name
    Jul 13, 2013 at 10:00am
    Controversy arose when 50 Cent was allegedly arrested for domestic violence for supposedly kicking ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy last month.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 4-10)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 4-10)
    Jul 11, 2013 at 10:33am
    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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, 50 Cent, Lil B and more!
  • 50 Cent Dropped From MLB All-Star Bash Reportedly Because Of Domestic Violence Charge
    50 Cent Dropped From MLB All-Star Bash Reportedly Because Of Domestic Violence Charge
    Jul 8, 2013 at 04:19pm
    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. There was another surprise wrapped up in this entire incident-- Fif has a second child that noone knew about until now.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (June 27-July 3rd)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (June 27-July 3rd)
    Jul 5, 2013 at 05:13pm
    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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, 50 Cent, Lil B and more!
  • 50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence For Allegedly Kicking Baby Mama [Update: 50 Denies Allegations]
    50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence For Allegedly Kicking Baby Mama [Update: 50 Denies Allegations]
    Jul 4, 2013 at 07:14pm
    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. 
  • 50 Cent Says Chief Keef  "Didn't Listen" To His Advice
    50 Cent Says Chief Keef "Didn't Listen" To His Advice
    Jul 2, 2013 at 07:40pm
    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.
  • 50 Cent Discusses Kanye West's "Yeezus" & His Contribution To J. Cole's "Born Sinner"
    50 Cent Discusses Kanye West's "Yeezus" & His Contribution To J. Cole's "Born Sinner"
    Jun 30, 2013 at 06:03pm
    50 Cent recently called into close friend and collaborator DJ Whoo Kid's Shade 45 radio show to discuss both Born Sinner and Yeezus. Although Fifty's been avoiding the musical spotlight as of late, he did provide a rare guest hook on Cole's "New York Times," a Born Sinner bonus cut. Other than Kendrick Lamar's contribution on "Forbidden Fruit," he was the only other rapper who contributed vocals on Cole's project. 
  • 50 Cent To Executive Produce Starz TV Show "Power" [Update: "Power" Series In Production For Starz]
    50 Cent To Executive Produce Starz TV Show "Power" [Update: "Power" Series In Production For Starz]
    Jun 17, 2013 at 11:48am
    50 Cent will be the executive producer on the upcoming Starz television series "Power."
  • ScHoolboy Q Plans 50 Cent Feature For "Oxymoron" Intro
    ScHoolboy Q Plans 50 Cent Feature For "Oxymoron" Intro
    Jun 5, 2013 at 01:59pm
    Schoolboy Q is prepping his major label debut Oxymoron, and while he's already let go of a few features on the project, he still has at least one more feature to pursue to complete his vision.
  • 50 Cent Pays For Slain Queens Teen's Funeral Procession
    50 Cent Pays For Slain Queens Teen's Funeral Procession
    May 25, 2013 at 12:07pm
    Tragedy struck Queens last week when 14-year-old D'aja Robinson was hit by a stray bullet while riding a city bus. The teen was on her way home from a sweet sixteen party when an unknown gunman fired at least nine .40-caliber bullets into the side of the vehicle. Robinson was not the target of the attack, but she was struck in the barrage, dying later in hospital.
  • 50 Cent Speaks On The Importance Of Pushing G-Unit At The Peak Of His Success, How It Backfired
    50 Cent Speaks On The Importance Of Pushing G-Unit At The Peak Of His Success, How It Backfired
    May 18, 2013 at 11:48am
    50 Cent has had a lot of success in his career, though both music and various business ventures. The Queens rapper has made quite a name for himself, but has also managed to put other rappers on in the process. Fif spoke with HardKnockTV at SXSW recently, revealing his approach to giving his crew some exposure, how it went wrong, and his upcoming animated series.
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