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.
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
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. With the event split into two stages, one in the Festival Village and one in Metlife Stadium, we first hung out at the former with Iggy Azalea, Chinx, Mack Wilds, Childish Gambino and Jhene Aiko before moving inside the stadium for the night's headliners.
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. Tonight's Summer Jam performance marks the first time the entire group has performed together since 2008 when 50 leaked audio of Buck crying to him for advice to the internet, prompting a split between the Straight Outta Ca$hville rapper and the G-Unit head honcho. This is also 50 Cent's first time headlining a Summer Jam show in over a decade.
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.
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.
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.
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.