Drake has taken the hip-hop world by storm with his mixtape So Far Gone and much-buzzed-about debut Thank Me Later. Someone who knows a thing or two about creating buzz is 50 Cent, who exploded onto the scene in 2003 with his breakthrough album Get Rich or Die Tryin’. So we went to 50, now a seasoned vet, to get his thoughts on hip-hop’s latest sensation.
While he gives props to his younger peer, he points out the pass that Drake has… Continue
50 Cent is getting into a groove with his fifth studio album, tentatively titled Black Magic. In the latest excerpt from his conversation with Rap-Up.com, Fiddy describes how the direction is leaning toward a more soulful sound, channeling the music of Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, how he doesn’t need an A-list producer to make a hit, and who calls the shots on his release date.
Is your next album still called Black Magic?
50 Cent is getting into a groove with his fifth studio album, tentatively titled Black Magic. In the latest excerpt from his conversation with Rap-Up.com, Fiddy describes how the direction is leaning toward a more soulful sound, channeling the music of Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, how he doesn’t need an A-list producer to make a hit, and who calls the… Continue
Added by Chance on June 1, 2010 at 9:00am —
Here’s the first footage that we’re seeing from @50cent The Invitation tour kickoff at Chene Park in Detroit yesterday and the first since his dramatic weight loss picture surfaced a few days ago. He looks fine here.…
50 Cent kicks off his “Invitation” tour tonight in Eminem’s hometown of Detroit. The slimmed-down star spoke to Rap-Up.com on the eve of his first U.S. trek in three years to discuss what fans can expect, why he chose to perform in smaller venues, which city he’ll play with a live band, and whether he’ll debut any new material.
You’re back on the road. What do you have in store this time around?
I’m excited about it. I went… Continue
Losing 50-plus pounds was a complicated process for 50 Cent - but not an entirely new one.
The rapper, who plays a football player with cancer in the upcoming film "Things Fall Apart," dropped from 214 pounds to 160 in nine weeks after liquid dieting and running on a treadmill three hours a day.… Continue
50 Cent comes home Friday night (May 28) when he starts his first tour in more than three years on U.S. soil.
G-Unit member Tony Yayo said there's no way he's missing the trek. "I'mma go out. I gotta go pick up some money with Fif," Yayo told MTV News last week about the Invitation Tour. "It's too easy with this guy. Stop playing with me, Fif. I'mma go out on the U.S. run. I think [Lloyd] Banks is… Continue
This Friday rapper turned one-man global conglomerate 50 Cent comes to town to kick off his first U.S. tour in three years. The Invitation Tour is only slated for 20 cities. Lucky for us, Cleveland was chosen as not just one of the cities to graciously accept The Invitaion, but we’re No. 1 on the guest list to set the party off right at the CSU Wolstein Center. In the midst of filming his latest project, “Things Fall Apart,”…
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ray Liotta team up for director Mario Van Peebles’ upcoming indie drama “Things Fall Apart.”
According to Variety, the story follows a star football running back (50 Cent) that faces a personal tragedy as well as his own mortality while in his senior year in college. Liotta plays a doctor.
Veteran actress Lynn Whitfield will star alongside Mr. Jackson. The filming will start in Michigan which is a… Continue
For his next trick, 50 Cent hopes to work a little "Black Magic" on listeners.The rapper, born Curtis Jackson, is working on "Black Magic," his fifth major label solo album. Originally planned for a summer release, the album has been pushed back, but 50 -- who performsSaturday at Chene Park in Detroit -- still hopes to release it beforethe end of the year.He calls the album -- the follow-up to 2009's disappointing "Before I Self Destruct" --… Continue
Tony Yayo says he will be billed as "Tony Yayo" not Marvin Bernard, his government name, when the credits roll on his feature film debut. The most energetic member of the G-Unit will get his shot at the big screen come 2011, when… Continue
"He said "Me I punch every nicca first I had a fight with. Maybe it's genetics. Momma made me like this. Cocaine baby, problem child, half-crazy. Children of the corn, I been warring so long." Hot verses and Fif is king of the hook!"