50 Cent Calls Joe Budden A "Bitch" On Twitter
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is the producer of, as well as a recurring cast member in, the Starz TV show "Power". Last night, 50 tweeted that "Power" will return on June 6, including a short trailer for the upcoming season, and the quote: "Empires are built on POWER". Joe Budden soon quoted 50's tweet, following with "They petty lol". Joe was apparently referencing the quote at the end of the trailer, "It only starts a war if they know you did it," but 50 initially took Joe's tweet as a diss, and quickly responded with, "what you say bitch!!"
50 Cent to Stand Trial For Posting Rick Ross' Baby Mama's Sex Tape On YouTube
50 Cent will stand trial in June to determine whether he unlawfully posted a sex tape featuring Rick Ross' ex-girlfriend and baby mama to YouTube in 2009. Lastonia Leviston, the woman who appears in the sex tape, sued 50 for emotional distress in 2010, and the trial date for her lawsuit was just recently finalized.
Stream G-Unit's "The Beast Is G-Unit" EP
G-Unit haven't been as heavy on the promo for their second EP since reuniting, The Beast Is G-Unit. They original members of the crew (aka no Kidd Kidd) did stop by The Breakfast Club this morning for some last minute promotion, and expect an HNHH interview with the Unit to arrive later today as well.
50 Cent Details Upcoming Collaboration With Eminem Called "Champions"
Over the last year, 50 Cent has been more active in the music game than he's been in quite some time, yet we still have yet to hear his consistently delayed studio album, Street King Immortal. In an interview with MTV, Fif spoke of one song that will appear on the project that will be unlike anything we've heard from him over his last stretch of releases-- a collaboration with Eminem.
50 Cent Says "Empire" Moves Too Fast, Reminds Him Of "Glee"
50 Cent hasn't been pleased with FOX's new hit show, Empire, since it's trailer debuted. The rapper feels that the show took a little too much inspiration from his own primetime drama, Power, and has been sporadically taking shots at the series over the last few months. In a new interview with MTV, Fif was asked about the show once again, and while he did have a few nice things to say about it, he found quite a few opportunities to slag the show. “It’s like Glee,” said 50 with a smirk. "It’s like Glee with a little Hip Hop music in it.”
50 Cent On Lil Wayne & Birdman Beef: "It’ll Work Itself Out”
50 Cent has an opinion on just about everything, and usually it's as controversial and troll-like as humanly possible, however, his thoughts on Lil Wayne and Birdman's current issues were uncharacteristically level-headed for Fif. The rapper explained to MTV News that due to their relationship, the conflict is much like a familial one, and he feels that it will eventually end in forgiveness.
50 Cent Calls Out A$AP Rocky For Sliding Into His Ex's DMs [Update: Rocky Responds]
Yesterday, 50 Cent's ex-girlfriend, Tatted Up Holly, accused the rapper of domestic abuse, calling him a "manipulating women beater". While 50 has yet to respond to the claims Holly made on her Instagram account, he has now posted a photo of what appears to be his ex's DMs, which show A$AP Rocky contacting the model to work together.
50 Cent Reveals "The Beast Is G-Unit" EP Artwork [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
It's still been under a year since G-Unit officially reunited, but we've already been given a healthy serving of new material from the iconic crew. First off, we got a collection of freestyles, followed by The Beauty Of Independence EP, but the Unit still have one more short release before they put out any kind of full length.
50 Cent Says He Has Song With Eminem On "Street King Immortal"
As we reported on over the weekend, 50 Cent took over New York Daily News for the day today. We're not sure exactly how involved he was (or is) in the editorial process for NY Daily News, but he was apparently going to help pick the news stories they ran today, choose photos, and attend meetings. Along with those duties, there was a live chat with the rapper on the newspaper's blog.
50 Cent To Take Over New York Daily News For A Day
On this upcoming Tuesday (13th), 50 Cent will put his editing skills to the test as he plans to take over the New York Daily News and its Confidential column for the day.
Game To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of "The Documentary" With Special Concert
Game dropped his debut album, The Documentary on January 18th, 2005, and if you were old enough to buy the album then, you'll probably feel pretty old when you realize it's celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2 weeks. The Compton rapper is well aware of the anniversary date himself, announcing plans to perform a concert on The Doc's 10th birthday.
Rap Industry Recap: December
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 Accuses "Empire" Of "Copying" The Marketing Of "Power"
50 Cent has never been one to hold his tongue, but in the past, his criticisms have generally been aimed at figures in the world of hip hop. As he expands his focus, Fif has now opened himself up to beef if all different markets, and his most recent target is FOX Television series, Empire.
Most Disappointing Projects Of 2014
After giving everyone a positive spin with the Hottest Songs of 2014, we're getting brutally honest and critical today with the Most Disappointing Projects of 2014. Following 2013’s parade of ridiculously good albums, it was hard to keep pace and not get left behind from the jump.
Fabolous Says He "Could’ve Signed To G-Unit In ’05 Or ’06”
Fabolous took his career to the next level when he signed with Def Jam in 2006, but we've just learned that he could've opted to go a very different route. In a new interview with Hot 97, Loso reveals that he rejected an offer from G-Unit around the same time. When asked by Ebro if he thinks he's made any mistakes with his brand, Fab responded:
50 Cent Closes $78 Million Deal With Underwear Brand
Not that 50 really needs another business venture on his plate, but the rapper just locked down a deal with underbrand Frigo RevolutionWear for a reported $78 million. The music mogul let fans know via an Instagram post, and also spoke on it during a recent visit to Seth Meyers' late night show.
50 Cent Reveals Plans For An Album Called "Beautiful Nightmare"
While we're still waiting on updates on Street King Immortal, the album Fif seems to keep pushing to the side, the rapper revealed in a new interview that he's got plenty of other album titles up his sleeve, including one that might be Beautiful Nightmare.
Review: Shady Records "Shady XV"
Fifteen years of Shady Records represents an unusual time for rap music, transitioning out of the shiny suit era and into a bubble featuring new names. Aside from D12 and Obie Trice releases, the label’s existence was mostly tied to Eminem signing a certain Queens MC.
Webbie Threatens 50 Cent Over Million Dollar Boxing Wager
Back in July, TMZ caught up with an incensed Webbie, who claimed that 50 Cent still owed him a cool million dollars over a boxing bet that went down in April. Now, a still-unpayed Webbie is taking things to the next level, recording a new track that explicitly lashes out at Fif for not coming through on the deal.
50 Cent's Bank Account Frozen Due To Sleek Audio Lawsuit
With 50 Cent's net worth sitting near the top of the hip-hop heap at $140 million, you'd think the guy could spare seventeen of those M's like it ain't no thing. Well, either he's unwilling or unable to part with that sum, because his bank account has now been frozen in punishment for his refusal to pay up to Sleek Audio, who sued him for that amount earlier this year.