G-Unit News

 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: July 31
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of The G-Unit Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    For the past two weeks, we've been polling you on your favorite versions of popular tracks. Last week Kevin Gates (somewhat surprisingly) took the cake in the "Cut Her Off" battle, and the week prior, G-Unit won the "0 To 100" contest by a landslide.
  • Cover of Jim Jones Talks G-Unit And A$AP Mob, Says Dipset Had The "Most Influential" Style In Hip-Hop
    XXL just published a lengthy interview with Dipset Capo Jim Jones, and in it, he gives his strong opinions on a number of issues. Most notably, Jones addresses his crew's former beef with G-Unit, the Dipset comparisons A$AP Mob frequently gets, and The Diplomats' ongoing legacy.
  • Cover of Many Men: A History Of G-Unit Beefs
    Perhaps it would have been easier to make a list of every rapper that 50 and the crew haven't had any altercations with over the course of their 10 years in the game--it certainly would have required less writing.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Just Sold A TV Show To Comedy Central
    "Go 'head and switch the style up/And if they hate, then let 'em hate and watch the money pile up" is quickly becoming less of a lyric from 50 Cent's "In Da Club" and more of a mantra that the entrepreneur lives his life by.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Shares Further Details On G-Unit Mixtape & Album
    G-Unit only reunited at the beginning of the month, but they already have a number of new tracks under their belt. While 50 initially announced plans for an album from the group, speculation arose in light of the freestyles that a mixtape may too be in the works.
  • Cover of G-Unit Dropping A New Mixtape Before Its Album?
    We all know G-Unit is working on a new album for the fall, but could we be seeing a mixtape beforehand as well? According to Fif we are. 
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's Fashion Evolution
    Jay Z made a song dedicated to Tom Ford last year, one of Harlem's hottest rappers wears strictly skinny jeans (A$AP Rocky), and one of the industry's most talked about rappers (Kanye West) is addicted to high-fashion.
  • Cover of Game Details "Blood Money La Familia" Project & "The Documentary 2"
  • Cover of G-Unit To Release More Music This Week
    After performing at the Mets game last night, 50 Cent took to Instagram with a photo of the reunited G-Unit crew alongside R&B hitmaker Jeremih.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Plans To Release "Street King Immortal" In September
    You can't knock 50 Cent's hustle. Animal Ambition, his first album in five years, was just released this past Tuesday, and Fif already has another solo project prepped for later this year. Street King Immortal, as it's called, has been in the works since 2012, but earlier this week 50 said it would finally be
  • Cover of Slowbucks Holds Press Conference On Summer Jam Incident [Update: 50 Cent Affiliate Reportedly Arrested]
    In response to an on-stage skirmish that quickly went viral, Slow of Queens duo Slowbucks just hosted a press conference to reveal the legal action he's taking against 50 Cent and others for allegedly stealing his chain and roughing him up in front of thousands of people.
  • Cover of G-Unit Possibly Working On New Album [Update: 50 Cent Announces New Album On The Way]
    G-Unit returned in full form yesterday, following a reunion on stage at Summer Jam, with a new freestyle over Hit-Boy & HS87's "Grindin' My Whole Life." The track was originally a posse cut from HS87, so there was plenty of space for 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck (and Kidd Kidd) to rap over it.
  • Cover of G-Unit Tapped As Performers For New York Mets Post-Game Concert
    The G-Unit reunion is starting to look pretty official, following the crew's surprise performance at Summer Jam, they've carefully calculated their next moves: dropping a remix "Nah I'm Talkin' 'Bout," a collective appearance at 50's "Starz" TV show premiere where they discussed a possible G-Unit LP, and another hot re
  • Cover of Summer Jam 2014 Recap
    Yesterday the HNHH staff had the pleasure of attending Hot 97's 21st annual Summer Jam, which true to its reputation, ended up being an evening packed with great performances, surprises and even some drama.
  • Cover of Stream Summer Jam Performances From Nicki Minaj, G-Unit, Trey Songz & More
    Hot 97's Summer Jam capped off another successful year last night, with help from a surprise G-Unit reunion, as well as additional surprise appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Snoop Dogg, Young Jeezy, Drake and more.
  • Cover of G-Unit Reunites At Summer Jam
    Apparently 50 likes his milk spoiled. Just a few months after referring to his G-Unit associates as "having an expiration date," the general has officially reunited live onstage with Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck.
  • Cover of 50 Cent "Couldn't Get Past" The Thought That Donald Sterling's Girlfriend "Betrayed" Him
    Many rappers have weighed in on the Donald Sterling controversy, the majority of which have been furious with the former Clippers owner over his racist comments. 50 Cent however, seems to be more concerned with how Sterling himself was treated in the situation.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Says G-Unit Is "Dismantled"
    It's no secret that the once-strong walls of G-Unit have been crumbling for some time, with Tony Yayo declaring that money ruined the group last year, and 50 Cent stopping short of saying the group was "dead" earlier this month. But today we received what might be the final nail in the coffin.
  • Cover of Tony Yayo Responds To 50 Cent's Comments Comparing Him To Spoiled Milk
    50 Cent has been doing the interview circuit later, and he's taken no prisoners when addressing his former G-Unit collaborators. While he's made a few comments about the rapper's that once occupied his circle, including calling them Troy Ave's hype men, one comment stood out in particular.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Explains What Happened With G-Unit Crew Members
    50 Cent recently sat down to talk with Hot 97, and it was definitely a lengthy interview, broken up into two parts it lasted an hour.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Won His Lawsuit Against WorldStarHipHop
    50 Cent filed a lawsuit against WorldStarHipHop.com back in 2009, after his image was used on the header of the website without his permission. Fif argued that the picture left visitors with the impression that the rapper owned or was affiliated with the site.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Thinks Eminem Is Underrated, "More Hood Than So Many People Out There"
    50 Cent recently sat down with Noisey to talk about his upcoming album, Animal Ambition, as well as his frequent collaborator, Eminem.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals Some Features From "Animal Ambition"
    50 Cent, like the rest of the music industry, is in Austin, Texas for SXSW right now, and after performing a new track, "Hold On", Fif participated in a fairly disorganized interview backstage-- but we did learn some things. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Describes "Animal Ambition" & Talks On Tony Yayo's G-Unit Comments
    50 Cent revealed the cover art for his upcoming album Animal Ambition last night, along with a 'release calendar' for when you can expect new music off the project to drop. The first tracks coming up are "Hold On" and "Don't Worry 'Bout It" with Yo Gotti, both due out on March 18th.
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