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. The topics they broached were plentiful, including the New York rap scene and whether or not it's been revived, G-Unit and crews in general, as well as Summer Jam, and 50 sitting on a plane beside Ja Rule and his beef with the rapper (and Rick Ross beef).
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. 5 years later, a judge has ruled that 50 be given "summary judgment on copyright and right of publicity claims", as well as rejecting defenses of fair use of the image.
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. Despite his massive success, 50 described Em as "underrated", which he said was due to his race. "Em is really underrated because people have always been talking about him like, "The WHITE rapper Eminem" instead of just "the rapper."
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.
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.
50 Cent Unveils Trailer For New "Power" TV Series
50 Cent has been involved in many business ventures, and is responsible for a lot of important music, so it's really saying something when he describes his new TV series as “probably the biggest thing” he's ever worked on. "Power" is set to debut on the STARZ network later this year, and it now has an official trailer. On top of executive producing the series, Fif will also be contributing new music to the series, as well as playing a small role (as you can see in the trailer). Read the full synopsis of the series, and watch the trailer below.
Ex G-Unit Affiliate, Mazaradi Fox, Shot & Killed In Queens [Update: Suspect Arrested]
Former G-Unit affiliate, Mazaradi Fox (Jamal Green), was fatally shot inside his SUV in Queens this Friday afternoon. Fox was a friend and former affiliate of 50 Cent in the early days of G-Unit.
50 Cent Partners With Swan Racing's NASCAR Team
It's already hard to predict where 50 Cent's business ventures will take him next, and his new partnering with the Swan racing NASCAR team has thrown us yet another curveball. Fif will be lending his SMS Audio branding to two of the team's cars and drivers, serving as an official sponsor.
50 Cent On G-Unit Reunion: "I'll Never Work With Game"
As we're patiently waiting for 50 Cent's new project, one question keeps coming up; is there any possibility of a G-Unit reunion? In a new interview with Complex, Curtis addressed this very idea, giving us some real insight into the true dynamic of the group. He also took the time to share some information on the status of Street King Immortal.
Young Buck Says He Has "Classic Material" With Game & Waka Flocka
Young Buck was released from prison last month, and the rapper is definitely taking advantage of his newfound freedom. Buck, who spent 2 years locked up, recently sat down with Fox News to speak on his new outlook on life.
Review: Lloyd Banks' "F.N.O. (Failure's No Option)"
Lloyd Banks' pedigree as an ill emcee speaks for itself at this point. During G-Unit’s active days, Banks was widely considered the best pure spitter in the group. Very little has changed in that regard; if anything Banks' career since the early 2000s has distinguished him as one of the most technically savvy rappers out. F.N.O. (Failure's No Option) only makes it easier to argue the case.
Young Buck Gets Out Of Bankruptcy Without Paying Back 50 Cent & G-Unit Records
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.
50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
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 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 Speaks On The Importance Of Pushing G-Unit At The Peak Of His Success, How It Backfired
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.
DJ Whoo Kid Reveals Snoop Dogg Nearly Signed Joint Deal With G-Unit
DJ Whoo Kid, who is a long time 50 Cent collaborator, recently sat down to do an interview with Jack Thriller for ThisIs50.com. During the interview Whoo Kid spoke about meeting Lil Wayne when he was only 12, meeting Dr.
50 Cent Talks "We Up" Video, Lil Wayne NBA Rant
50 Cent is preparing to release his upcoming album Street King Immortal in the spring, and it looks as if the oft-delayed project might actually drop this time. Fif recently did a radio interview and talked a bit about his the video for “We Up”, his new single with Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne's recent comments about the NBA, and how the rap game is changing.
Young Buck Tweets About Possible Full G-Unit Reunion
The possibility of a G-Unit reunion has been discussed exhaustively, with the G-Unit honcho, 50 Cent, saying recently that a reunion is a possibility, and following up saying it will not happen. Game has even talked about it, and seems open
50 Cent Speaks On G-Unit Petition, Getting "Starter Wives" Show Cancelled
50 Cent recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of Get Rich Or Die Tryin', and is getting ready to drop his much-delayed new album Street King Immortal, to which he dropped the new single "We Up" just last week.
50 Cent Responds To Game's G-Unit Petition, Remains Adamant Reunion Won't Happen
Although Game is putting a lot of effort into attempting a G-Unit reunion, including an online petition, 50 Cent remains adamant it will never happen. The music mogul, who is busy with a ton of othe