50 Cent Speaks On The Comparisons Between Floyd Mayweather Jr. & Muhammad Ali, His Upcoming Album, Boxing Background & More [Video]

 

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While out in Las Vegas lending support to Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his upcoming fight with Miguel Cotto, 50 Cent took some time out to talk with Elie Seckbach and a group of boxing reporters about a variety of subjects.

 

50 confirmed that his fifth studio album will be released in July, talked about his amateur boxing background and answered the often asked question regarding comparisons between Floyd and Muhammad Ali.

 

"I think {Floyd] is the equivalent to Ali," 50 said. "I think he is the Ali of our time, our generation. The difference is the actual messaging points. In that period Ali was a part of a movement that was a huge movement that socially made him someone different. They responded to him differently because he was willing to stand up for that in that time period. Without those issues going on it's pretty tough for you to be anywhere near in comparison to him," 50 added. "Hip hop culture is now pop culture, it's so broad. If you watch how many of the artists and people... how relevant [Floyd] is to that it says how big he is to the sport. He actually is boxing right now."

 

50 also talks about how he and Floyd became friends.




 

 

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Comment by 8grove on April 26, 2012 at 7:47pm
Cotto in 7!
Comment by Ms.Unaware Book "UnAware" Coming on April 26, 2012 at 5:04pm
Nice talk and words Sk.......
Comment by MacNasty on April 26, 2012 at 12:53am
lol, are u working on ur music while ur here, 50 Cent: Of course man!!
Comment by Moses Annenberg on April 25, 2012 at 11:13pm
@mandown -- definitely. was thinking the same thing.
Comment by BUM A** N**** on April 25, 2012 at 7:41pm
lol..
Comment by bittersweet on April 25, 2012 at 6:34pm
Ali: "What'd the Vietnamese ever do to me?" I miss that time....people cared. Now it's all about money. No offense to anyone, but --something is missing that used to be here. We need to get it back.
Comment by dee on April 25, 2012 at 5:41pm
ali was the greatest of his time & floyd the greatestes of this time.but ali also the greatest of all time.cant nobody be compared 2 ali.ali was the best fighter & the things he standed for outside the ring cant be matched.but floyd is the greatist of our genaration.
Comment by top 3 = Ross/Banks/Kiss on April 25, 2012 at 5:29pm
lmao this is 1 of fif's funniest interviews !!!
Comment by Big Reed1 on April 25, 2012 at 5:05pm
50 got it right about Floyd. He's the best. Numbers don't lie. Haters use Youtube for reference.
Comment by Waun on April 25, 2012 at 4:12pm
THE BUNNY RANCH LOL



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