50 Cent Speaks On Being Afraid
For the latest installment of HOT 97’s “97 Seconds” series, the radio station decided to catch up with G-Unit’s very own 50 Cent and take a look back at some of the defining moments in his life. In the brief interview, Fif talks about the only time he has ever feared something and what it taught him. He also mentions that he idolized KRS-One when he was a youngin’ and that the Bronx rapper dismissing Queens was hard for him. "I was afraid and I wasn't comfortable with being afraid" - Fif Check out the brief, yet interesting chat above.
Kidd Kidd Feat. 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks "Big Body Benz" Video
Kidd Kidd Feat. 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks
G-Unit's Beauty Of Independence EP hit Best Buy shelves earlier in the month, and today the group have decided to liberate the Kidd Kidd-fronted "Big Body Benz" for a music video. Of course the clip features some big whips pretty prominently, while the members of G-Unit re-capture the energy we came to expect from them back in the Beg For Mercy days.
G-Unit's XXL Reunion Documentary (Part 3)
With parts one and two arriving in the past few weeks, part three of the XXL G-Unit documentary has dropped today. Watch it above. Shot entirely in black and white, the third installment shows all the crew members inside of 50 Cent's house and atop the Manhattan high-rise they've been photographed on recently. This part seems to collect footage from each member's individual profile, all of which were dropped in the past few days.
XXL's G-Unit Reunion Documentary (Part 1)
Yesterday XXL dropped off a trailer for their forthcoming G-Unit documentary, which coincides with G-Unit's cover of the final print edition of XXL Magazine. Today XXL has quickly followed up with the first part of their documentary.
XXL's G-Unit Documentary Trailer
G-Unit recently appeared on the cover of the final print edition of XXL-- definitely a bitter-sweet endeavor (or just bitter?). Along with the cover and interview, XXL is prepping a documentary on the rap crew. They've let go a trailer today, which really doesn't explain much, but does the job to get you excited for what's to come.
G-Unit "Changes" Video
Back in August, G-Unit released the first of their two 2014 EPs, The Beauty Of Independence, and thought they announced yesterday that the follow-up was delayed, the Unit gave fans compensation by sharing a video for the first EP's "Changes." A piano-led ballad that's rather out-of-character among the rest of the freestyles and street anthems in group's 2014 output, "Changes" opens with 50 Cent recalling the most trying moments of his career, which include strained ties with former cohorts Dr. Dre and Eminem.
50 Cent Talks About Oprah With Meredith Vieira
It was all fun and games for 50 Cent on October 2nd's episode of "The Meredith Vieira Show." On top of hosting "50 Cent Or 50 Shades Of Grey" (video available here), the emcee also had the opportunity to show off his friendlier-side for Vieira's demographic of 25-54 year-old women, humorously detailing his relationship with his dog Oprah and his cat Gale to a ton of laughter from the audience.
50 Cent Plays "50 Cent or 50 Shades of Grey?" On "The Meredith Vieira Show"
Apparently 50 feels he's done the footwork in promoting his art to the male demographic, turning his attention to Meredith Vieira's viewers of age 25 to 54 next. Appearing on the NBC daytime talk series for the first time, 50 agrees to host "50 Cent Or 50 Shades Of Grey," a trivia game in which contestants must identify whether a given passage are 50 Cent lyrics or a quote from the best-selling novel "50 Shades Of Grey." Hint: if it rhymes, it's probably 50.
Dream School: 50 Cent Reveals What He'd Do If He Could Go Back In Time
SundanceTV has officially begun the release of the second season of its documentary series "Dream School." The program, executive produced by 50 Cent, features celebrity teachers working with young people that have dropped out of high school. This season, 50 himself will serve as a teacher alongside Chuck D and other artists. For a new promo, the guest teachers were all asked what they'd do if they could go back in time. “Focus on writing music,” said 50. Chuck, meanwhile, says he'd “Dig deep within and figure myself out.”
50 Cent Protects Carmelo Anthony From Paparazzi
Gossip website TMZ usually gets a pretty bad rep for their in-your-face brand of annoying celebrity gossip, but lately the site's proved its worth by exposing the Ray Rice scandal that the NFL tried to brush under the rug. Still though, TMZ employees are probably some of celebrities' least favorite humans, and can you blame them?
G-Unit "Freestyle On Power 99" Video
Whether created in the studio or on radio shows, freestyles have really been the highlight of G-Unit's comeback thus far. On top of versions of tracks by Jeremih, YG and more, we've heard the crew spit their shit on a number of different radio programs, and the latest is culled from their recent visit to Philly's Power 99. Unfortunately, this clip from the Cosmic Kez show is audio-only, but G-Unit stans should find what they're looking for here (bars on bars). The Unit rap over Bobby Shmurda's "Hot Nigga" and Jeezy and Jay Z's "Seen It All," demolishing both with lyrical fervor.
G-Unit On The Breakfast Club
G-Unit been getting busy on the interview circuit. In addition to their 35-minute sit down with Hot 97 for Ebro In The Morning, they headed over to the competing radio station Power 105.1 for a Breakfast Club interview with DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy. Young Buck is missing from this group interview (although he can be found in the Hot 97 one), but we do hear from the not-often-heard Lloyd Banks about the G-Unit beef, among other things.
G-Unit On Ebro In The Morning
The whole G-Unit crew, consisting of 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Kidd Kidd, stopped by Hot 97 recently for a morning show interview with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez. They tread familiar territory in the interview, as they discuss the reasons for their break-up and reunion. They also talk about why The Game isn't part of the reunion. Yayo says, "I just feel like with The Game thing, y'all know what it is, he was messing with Jimmy Henchman, it's deeper than rap, y'all keep asking that dumb question." Watch the full 35-minute interview above.
Chronicles: 50 Cent Documentary
Music Choice has kicked off their brand new "Chronicles" documentary series with a brand new 40-minute feature with 50 Cent. Watch the full thing to get a play-by-play of the G-Unit head honcho's entire career as told by the man himself. 50 also talks on his early influences (EPMD, KRS-One and Nas), addresses his critics, and details his various business ventures. This one is a must-watch for not only 50 diehards, but rap fans in general who are trying to make it in the industry.
Young Buck Talks G-Unit Reunion, Solo Album
Young Buck sat down with Concrete Magazine for his first in-depth interview since reuniting with G-Unit. Finding its way to the web in video form, the length Q&A covers a multitude of topics ranging from how 50 reunited the Unit to when Buck plans to drop a new solo project. Chances are, if you had a question about Buck's future work, it was answered here. Give the full interview a listen above. Visually, there's nothing particularly worth staring at so let the video play in the background as you continue with your everyday affairs.
G-Unit Interviewed By Angie Martinez On Power 105.1
Yesterday we got a snippet of this G-Unit interview with Angie Martinez as well as an hour-long interview with Rob Markman on Shade 45. Today Power 105.1 has released the full video of Angie's interview with the Unit which spans a half an hour.
The Breakfast Club Release Audio Of Floyd Mayweather Struggling To Read
50 Cent took to his Instagram the other day to do a unique sort of ALS challenge, challenging Floyd Mayweather to read a full page from a Harry Potter book, saying if he did, he would donate $750k to charity of Floyd's choice. He wrote, "Floyd will you except my ALS/ESL CHALLENGE: I will donate $750k to a charity of your choice, If you can read a full page out of a Harry Potter book out loud without starting and stopping or fucking up."
50 Cent & G-Unit "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Tour Vlog
Last night, attendees of the "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour stop in Hartford, CT got a surprise when 50 Cent, Young Buck and Kidd Kidd joined the dynamic duo onstage. In addition to the initial Instagram footage we got, we now have a tour vlog from 50 Cent that gives a bit of a better look at last night's events.
Lil Wayne & Drake Bring Out 50 Cent In Connecticut
Lil Wayne Feat. Drake & 50 Cent
A couple days ago, 50 Cent and G-Unit were one of the surprise guests at Drake’s annual OVO Fest in Toronto, Canada. Playing a similar role, Drake and Lil Wayne decided to bring 50 Cent back out again tonight in Hartford, Connecticut for their tour stop and perform his old school hit “In Da Club”.
50 Cent Speaks On SMS Audio Success With Wall Street Journal
Despite his successes as a rapper, 50 Cent has arguably been more successful in the business world in the past couple of years. SMS Audio, his high-end headphones company, is largely responsible for that, and is the subject of a new interview with the Wall Street Journal. Watch 50's interview above. In it, Fif and President Brian Nohe hint at some big news for SMS: "We're working with a major technological company and soon to announce a very major new product," said Nohe.