Tony Yayo Says G-Unit Was Better Broke "I Would Love To See a G-Unit Reunion...When We Were Broke, We Had So Much Fun" [Video]



MTV writes:

They say money is the root of all evil. That may or may not be true, but it definitely is the root of the G-Unit rift. That's if you ask 50 Cent's right-hand man Tony Yayo.

"You know what's crazy? It's like when we didn't have any money, things were better," the Talk of New York told MTV News last week when asked about the possibility of his group G-Unit reuniting.

50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and Yayo were the founding members of the group, which made their mark on rap's underground mixtape scene in the early 2000s as Fif's career was skyrocketing. At one time, the group boasted as many as five members with Young Buck and Game joining the clique. By the time the crew dropped their sophomore album T.O.S: Terminate on Sight in 2008, Game was long at odds with the group and Buck was on his way out. Lately however, it seems as if even the core trio can't get along, with a notable distance between Fif and Banks.


"When everybody got money, it's like things just went downhill, so it's like, I dunno, egos," Yayo said trying to give some sort of context to the rift. "I would love to see a G-Unit reunion. I would love to see me, Banks and 50 definitely onstage."

Having Game or Young Buck rejoin the fold however seems highly unlikely. "My problem with [Game] is that once he got to the point where he wanted to be, when he sold 5 million records, it was G-Unot," he said. "So it's like why would you want a reunion now if you want to be the guy to bring down the brand and the name."

All the dysfunction has Yayo frustrated with the hip-hop game. As a soloist he's released one major label debut and a slew of mixtapes, but lately he's just not feeling things like he used to. "When we were broke, and we didn't have a pot to p*** in, we were all callin' each other's phones and that's the thing that just upsets me the most, and it makes me just want to say, 'F--- rap,' " he said candidly. "Loyalty is my biggest thing. 50 helped all of us eat. We all had mansions; we all had Bentleys; so if Fif is in a bad mood or feels a certain way that day, you just eat that. You learn to judge your friends for who they are."

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Comment by XxOGx83xX on January 30, 2013 at 3:33pm
be the bigger man YAYO and forgive BRING BACK Buck and Game come on they already apologised
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7UIkQggqsI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6rPxwOnSWU
I am a G-Unit fan since 2002 and want the good old times back come on a lot of people does.
We want a GGGG-UNIT!!!! REUNION!!!!!
Comment by Jrob on January 30, 2013 at 3:21pm
@napoleon I read it right the first time I just said you will never have that much an you don't know what you would do if you had that money. Large money puts you in a different state of mind. Look at kanye f** a** I bet jay never thought he would be rapping with a negga that dresses like a b****
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Comment by paul c on January 30, 2013 at 3:04pm
so hes basically sayin 50 got us rich so he can do what he wants and treat us like shiet? it works 2 ways 50 got them rich because they was already his friend when he had nothin. banks dont owe him nothing and yayo needs to be his own man stop being scared to put a foot out of line incase 50 stopps his poket money or grounds him lol
Comment by Ahijah on January 30, 2013 at 2:59pm
cleary Tony Yayo finally heard that Biggie song Mo Money Mo Problems , 50 is the biggest problem he has way to big of an ego and toss his boys to the side when he was done with them.
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Comment by EandJ07 on January 30, 2013 at 2:53pm
That's real s***. Money separates n***** from eachother but at least they not beefin wit one another.
Comment by clarence on January 30, 2013 at 2:50pm
if i got to go to the war believe me i bring TONY YAYO with me
Comment by PrettyBoyFloyd on January 30, 2013 at 2:46pm
Yayo speaks 1HUNNA. Not many like to give credit to the Return of The Body Snatchers series, that was G-Unit going back to their grimey early 2000 mixtape sound. Sadly even the 50 supporters had turned on him, now he making some noise again people want to have an opinion! SMDH



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