Hip-hop was born in New York City in the late 1970s as a way for inner city youth to express themselves. Since then, it has grown into one of the biggest and most commercially successful genres of music. Here at MTV, we like to think we had a little something to do with that.
From Run DMC’s “Walk This Way” in… Continue
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Grafh just wants to spread the love
But the Jamaica, Queens, rapper's longtime affiliation with Black Hand Entertainment has spawned rumors that he was being blackballed by 50 Cent due to the G-Unit honcho's rift with Black Hand's Chaz "Slim" Williams. Grafh recently left the Black Hand fold, but insisted it's still all good between him and Williams.…
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New artist signed to G-unit Records .…
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A hacker with a cruel sense of humor is having fun with Rick Ross‘ Twitter account. Early Saturday morning (July 16), a 50 Cent impersonator hacked into Rozay’s Twitter page (@rickyrozay) and changed the Miami rapper’s background, name and profile picture to reflect that of Fiddy’s Twitter account.
Posing as the G-Unit leader, the imposter posted a few tweets… Continue
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Late last night, MTV reported from the sets of Tony Yayo’s ‘Haters’ that former Young Money affiliate Kidd Kidd has signed with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records. The rapper who collaborated with 50 on a track called ‘Better Walk‘ late last year & also brought him out at his album release party in May 2011 is/was signed to Sha Money XL’s Dream Big Ventures. No further details… Continue
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After 50 cent , Snoop Dogg , Chamillionaire , Busta Rhymes , Red Man and Method Man ... and many other big names in Pristina, Kosovo on the 7th of July came one of the biggest name of this hip-hop revolution LLOYD BANKS.
During his performance he ran through… Continue
Added by j2unit on July 9, 2011 at 9:30am —
Hip hop giant 50 cent, Lil Kim and Mario have all been announced as Winterbeatz 2011 headliners.
G-Unit, FABOLOUS, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo will also be joining this year's massive run of events.
Wednesday August 17 - Challenge Stadium, Perth
Thursday August 18 - Rod… Continue
Added by j2unit on July 1, 2011 at 7:15pm —
According to producer Dame Grease, 50 Cent is getting ready to post an incredible $4Million to free Harlem rapper Max B from a 75 year prison sentence.
Max B might not be a name the majority could easily pluck from their memory banks but the Harlem rapper who is the originator of the overused popular phrase “Wavy”, is a highly regarded song-writer, having penned one of the… Continue
Added by j2unit on July 1, 2011 at 11:55am —
Rapper 50 Cent's newest work of fiction will have an anti-bullying message.
The Penguin Young Reader Group has signed up 50 Cent's novel "Playground." The publisher announced Monday that the book is a semi-autobiographical young adult novel about bullying that will come out in January 2012. The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has… Continue
Added by j2unit on June 20, 2011 at 10:46am —
Shawty Lo Signs Label Deal With 50 Cent and G-unit Records... Not Artist Deal
Hip-Hop Wired caught up with Shawty Lo at the release party for his new mixtape B.H.F. (Bankhead Forever) which is hosted by Greg Street.
The Bowen Homes emcee discussed his joint venture deal with 50 Cent's G- Unit Records as he clarified that he did not sign as an artist.
"It's just a… Continue
Added by j2unit on June 15, 2011 at 5:39pm —
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Jennifer Aniston – Just Go With It
Kristen Stewart – The… Continue
Added by j2unit on June 6, 2011 at 11:34am —
Oh no! This is absolutely awful!
Sean Kingston and an unidentified female were injured last night in a jet ski accident near Miami, leaving the two with substantial injuries that needed to be treated in the trauma unit!
Thankfully, however, his condition has now been stabilized!
According to Jorge Pino, spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife… Continue
Added by j2unit on May 30, 2011 at 8:25pm —
While no concrete release date has been set for Dr. Dre's long overdue Detox album, two official singles from the project "Kush" and "I Need A Doctor" have made it's way to the airwaves, giving a clear indication the album will drop this year. Earlier today estranged protege 50 Cent let the cat out the bag that… Continue
Added by j2unit on May 29, 2011 at 12:24pm —
Mario Van Peebles made a Hip-Hop and cultural impact with his 1991 movie "New Jack City" and continues to be one of Hollywood's premiere Actors and Film Directors.
Now, Mario is engaged in many different projects that bring together Hip-Hop, Hollywood, and black culture as a whole.
In Part1 of our Hip-Hop Wired Exclusive, Mario speaks on a variety… Continue
Added by j2unit on May 26, 2011 at 12:08pm —
50 Cent has inked endorsement deals with a group that makes cell phone apps and a dietary supplement company.
Although his music may not sell quite as much as it used to, 50 Cent has devised a wide variety of ways to make money regardless. Now, the G-Unit general is preparing to break ground on a new cell… Continue
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XXL talked to the documentary’s executive producer Sacha Jenkins (from such acclaimed shows as Ego Trip’s (White) Rapper Show and Miss Rap Supreme) about the ins-and-outs of bringing a project like this to fruition.—Khalid Salaam
XXLMag.com: What were the initial steps for putting the document… Continue
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VH1 is premiering the latest addition to their Rock Docs series next Monday May 23rd. The selection is called The Origin of Me and it follows 50 Cent as he returns to his family roots in Edgefield, SC. It’ll make you think about 50 differently as he lets us in on the specifics of his personal life. XXL caught the… Continue
Added by j2unit on May 19, 2011 at 5:13pm —
50 Cent and shock value go hand in hand like the recently married Prince William and his bride Kate Middleton. The G-Unit founder skyrocketed to the to the top of Hip-Hop totem pole with his gritty raps and compelling upbringing. Fif caught the attention of rap fans… Continue
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