28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 12)
As usual, there was a lot going on in the world of rap this week, and it was evident on Instagram. First off, Kim Kardashian started a whole dialogue on slut-shaming and empowerment by posting a censored nude selfie taken in her bathroom mirror. It caused a few women to speak out against Kim's choice, but more importantly it found many fellow celebrities supporting her, including Amber Rose, who suggested Kim speak out about slut-shaming at her SlutWalk event next year.
50 Cent Goes On Tirade, Quits Instagram
50 Cent made headlines earlier this week when he reached a settlement with his creditors to pay back 74% of what he owes them. However, it appears that 50 Cent (or someone on his team) has learned from the experience, because as of last night, 50 Cent will no longer be personally running his Instagram account.
50 Cent Reaches Bankruptcy Agreement With Creditors
50 Cent struck a deal with his creditors Wednesday afternoon in a Hartford federal court that could potentially spring him from bankruptcy. Under the terms of the agreement, he is on the hook to pay his creditors as much as 74% as much what he originally owed them. The deal still requires a stamp of approval from a federal judge.
50 Cent Is Reportedly Claiming All The Cash In His Instagram Photos Is Fake
After claiming bankruptcy in court last year, 50 Cent's recent Instagram flexes have been called into question by his judge, particularly, some photos which find him posing with large amounts of cash.
50 Cent's Mansion Might Become A Home For Elderly Care
Apparently there aren't that many people looking for a 21-bedroom, 9-kitchen, 25-bath home in Connecticut, at least all to themselves. 50 Cent's impressive mansion has been on the market for close to a decade with no bites, but today, news arrives that it's finally sold.According to TMZ, the home has been sold for $8 million, which is less than half of Fif's original $18.5 million asking price -- and the craziest part is, it could be an old folks home.
50 Cent Calls Out Ebro For Blaming Him For The Demise Of NY Rap
Another day, another new sparring partner for 50 Cent. Earlier today, 50 put up an Instagram post in which he called out HOT 97 radio host Ebro Darden for allegedly blaming him for the downfall of New York rap.
50 Cent Questions Desiigner's Longevity
Desiigner is one of the hottest new names in rap; the 18-year-old Brooklyn rapper signed to G.O.O.D. Music on the strength of his viral sensation "Panda," which was sampled on The Life of Pablo cut "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 2." Desiigner's deep yet nimble mumble has been compared to that of Future.
50 Cent Says Meek Mill Is "Not That Bright" When It Comes To Beef
50 Cent hasn't been able to leave Meek Mill alone lately. Ever since Meek took some shots at 50 (in defense of his MMG boss, Rick Ross), Fif has been taking every opportunity to denounce the rapper, whether it be through a constant stream of Instagram memes, or addressing him on stage to the glee of a "Fuck Meek Mill"-chanting crowd.In a recent conversation with DJ Sense, Meek came up once again, with Fif criticizing the way he often brings other people into his feuds unnecessarily.
50 Cent Called Back To Bankruptcy Court Because Of Instagram Posts
50 Cent, who infamously declared bankruptcy in a potential bid to avoid paying damages to Rick Ross’ baby mother for a stolen sex tape (among other debts), may be in additional legal trouble.
The Game Explains Lloyd Banks Photo, Says He Talks To Young Buck Regularly
The Game and Lloyd Banks took a photo together in Dubai last night, and 50 Cent has already shared and deleted some thoughts about it.
50 Cent Reacts To The Game & Lloyd Banks Taking A Picture Together
Wednesday night, The Game gave us a big surprise on Instagram, posting up a photo of himself and Lloyd Banks kicking it in Dubai. Of course, this was a big deal because Game and G-Unit haven't exactly been cool since their falling out about a decade ago.
50 Cent Feels His Creditors Are Trying To Make Him An "Indentured Servant"
As you all probably know, 50 Cent owes a lot of money to a few select creditors, including Sleek Audio, SunTrust Bank, and Lastonia Leviston, Rick Ross' baby mother, to whom 50 owes $7 million for uploading a stolen copy of a sex tape of hers to YouTube in 2008.
Post Malone & Fetty Wap Prove Their Stardom At Irving Plaza
Post Malone and Fetty Wap have joined forces for the “Welcome to the Zoo” tour, a 7-week, 22-date sweep across the United States that seeks to capitalize on the various attributes they both happen to possess: a knack for melody, a mega-hit, an exotic hair style, and a strong following within the 15-25 female demographic.
50 Cent Holds Up "R.I.P Meek Mill" Shirt At Oakland Concert
Though 50 Cent recently turned his attention back to Puffy (who was recently accused of putting out a $1 million hit on Tupac), he's still got plenty of trolling saved up for Meek Mill.
Jay Electronica Calls Kendrick Lamar His "Son," Threatens To Slap 50 Cent
As far as we know, Jay Electronica doesn't have an album on the way, but he has opened a Periscope account, and he got pretty comfortable speaking his mind via live stream Friday night. Jay seemed to be in a pretty excitable mood while answering fan questions in the back of his car, letting viewers know how he felt about a few rap's popular topics.
50 Cent Responds To Diddy's Alleged Involvement In Tupac's Murder
Meek Mill can rest easy, for now, as 50 Cent is back to toying with his favorite foe: Sean "Puffy" Combs.
Gunplay Threatens To Slap Kidd Kidd Following His MMG Diss
Over the weekend we saw 50 Cent address Meek Mill on stage in New York, and the following night, at 50's second show, the newest addition to the G-Unit family, Kidd Kidd, shared a few bars for Meek, but also targeted another MMG member.
Kidd Kidd Raps An MMG Diss Track At 50 Cent Concert
On Friday night, at the first of two release concerts in support of 50 Cent's The Kanan Tape, the G-Unit boss was able to get a crowd of New Yorkers to chant "fuck Meek Mill!" Last night, at the second show, moving from BB King's to the Highline Ballroom, G-Unit's Kidd Kidd jumped in on the beef, and rapped lines from an MMG diss track he's apparently been working on.
50 Cent Had The Crowd Chanting "Fuck Meek Mill" At His NYC Show
New York generally tends to have 50 Cent's back, and judging by his hometown show at B.B. King's Friday night, they're still backing him in his recent feed with Meek Mill. Footage from the show finds the crowd chanting "Fuck Meek Mill," and cheering on Fif's shots at the MMG rapper. "From now on, no more competition with n----s that didn’t sell over one million records,” said Fif at one point, also criticizing the rapper for his lack of Grammys.
50 Cent's Assets Reportedly Worth $16 Million
50 Cent's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy -- "rich man's bankruptcy," as he puts it -- came as a surprise to many. After all, 50 netted as much as $100 million when he sold his stake of Vitamin Water in 2007.