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 Trend Saga on February 2, 2013 at 12:42am
These n***** must have expected 50 to give them the world.
Comment by Yourz Truly on February 2, 2013 at 12:30am
It'll never be a reunion without Buck
Comment by Wright Boy on February 1, 2013 at 11:27pm
Well In truth G-Unit Was 50 Banks And Yayo, Buck as add because he was needed as a hype man type when Yayo got locked up and Game was add because Dre wanted to give him a buzz and give 50 half of the deal for letting him. I think 50 Wanted to Keep G-Unit his people
Comment by Ferrari Redline a.k.a The Prince Of Queens NY. on February 1, 2013 at 4:16pm
MONEY CHANGE PEOPLE WHETHER THEY NOTICE IT OR NOT...IT WOULD BE NICE TO SEE THE UNIT BACK..AS FOR BUCK KEEP HIS DIRTY BRAID WELL NOW SHORT HAIR CUT RASPPY TRANNY VOICE OUT OF IT...AND FOR LAME THAT N**** NEED TO STOP..CAUSE HE WASHED LIKE MY GRANDMA CLOTHES ON SUNDAY...
Comment by P.C.B on February 1, 2013 at 2:48am
Real talk...money can satisfy but brings greed... which can also build ego. Check me out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqykL32LRjk
Comment by erac3rx on January 31, 2013 at 10:29pm
Bring back Buck and convince Banks to do an album - a G-Unit reunion albums with Fif, Yayo, Buck and Banks would be ill as s***. Elephant in the Sand was fire!
Comment by YUNGBOSSDOGG on January 31, 2013 at 8:19pm
YAYO DO HAVE AYE POINT!!!!!!!!! I COULD SAY THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by East Shadow on January 31, 2013 at 2:23pm
G-UNIT GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Comment by Odd Ball on January 31, 2013 at 10:38am
G UNIT IS STILL G UNIT AS LONG AS 50 REMAINS.EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON!
Comment by Rick on January 31, 2013 at 10:12am
Y is n***** blaming 50? 50 done all he could do for these n*****. Banks is lazy and everybody know that!! When the last time u seen a banks video on worldstar??? Banks should be running ny but he is the reason he ain't pop like he should hv. It's called the music business!!! If don't make dollars why would u do it!! Just for the public, hell naw!! 50 is the only n**** in hip hop history to bring his street n***** wit him from the block and make them platinum artist off of his wave!! Y'all better start start giving 50 his just due



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