50 Cent News & Features

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Rap Quiz: 50 Cent Line or “The Wire” Quote?

Here at DJBooth, we like to test your rap IQ every other week. For this week's edition we have combined two of white peoples' favorite things: 50 Cent and "The Wire." In celebration of the most hardened drug dealer turned... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago
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50 Cent: Rap Game Dwyane Wade

We told you nothing was going to change.... Only a week removed from the official DJBooth/RefinedHype merger and we are already rolling out a rap/NBA comparison piece? Anchorman obsessed, immature, call us many things but... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago
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Does 50 Cent Still Matter? Debating Curtis Jackson’s Rap Legacy

Last week, Lucas and I were talking about 50 Cent's upcoming Animal Ambition album, officially dropping tomorrow, and I suggested doing an entire "Week of 50"; one story a day on Fiddy for the entire week. Lucas acted like I... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago
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Five 50 Cent Songs Even Haterz Love

50 Cent seems to be a hot topic as of late. I don't consider myself a hater, but in this day and age, apparently not really caring means you are a hater who wants nothing but bad things to happen to someone. We talked... Read More
Posted 6 months ago
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Who Still Cares About 50 Cent?

As always, Sunday night was spent perusing the charts of the mothership to see which songs I needed for the Top 20 playlist. There were the usual names, Drake, Big Boi, 2 Chainz but one name, which appeared more than once,... Read More
Posted 7 months ago
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STREET by 50 Headphones, Courtesy of DJBooth & SMS—Winner Announced

New York, N.Y. -- Designed by SMS Audio in conjunction with hip-hop mogul 50 Cent, STREET by 50 Over-Ear Active Noise Control Wired Headphones are perfect for listeners on the go, offering studio-grade audio paired with... Read More
Posted one year ago
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Karma’s a B*tch: 50 Cent is Now Jimmy Iovine’s Young Buck

For those who somehow missed yesterday's "Girls Gone Wild" travachamockery, things are not going well for 50 Cent musically. He's actually a legit role model when it comes to philanthropy, but his music and business... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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50 Cent Presents MJ Tribute Mixtape “Forever King” [Download]

New York, NY -- G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent is back with the second entry in the underground mixtape trilogy he began with his reader-acclaimed War Angel LP. Dedicated to the memory of the late Michael Jackson and including... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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50 Cent Unleashes “War Angel LP” Mixtape [Download]

New York, NY -- As he prepares to drop his perpetually-delayed fourth album, 50 Cent has undertaken to regain his early street cred with a trilogy of mixtape releases, the first of which dropped Tuesday night. Featuring... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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50 Cent Delays “Self Destruct” to February; Release to Include Movie DVD

New York, NY -- Superstar rapper 50 Cent, who was originally slated to drop his fourth studio album, Before I Self-Destruct, on December 16th, has delayed the release till early 2009, due to an inability to complete the... Read More
Posted about 6 years ago
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50 Cent & ThinkTank Invade Cabo [Video]

New York, NY -- Last Thursday (Nov. 6th), 50 Cent took a trip down to Los Cabos, Mexico to take part in an episode of E!'s Party Monster: Cabo. This behind-the-scenes video gives fans a look at an exclusive performance of... Read More
Posted about 6 years ago
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50 Cent Previews “Before I Self Destruct,” In Stores December 9

New York, NY-- Rapper/actor/entrepreneur 50 Cent has now added "film director" to his résumé; on December 9th, the G-Unit head honcho's new cinematic work, Before I Self-Destruct, will hit store shelves, packaged with the... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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MTV Cribs to Air Full Episode With 50 Cent

New York, NY -- He took over the charts, now rap superstar 50 Cent will take over MTV CRIBS in an all-new episode devoted to his 17-acre Connecticut estate and provide additional rare access to his home through exclusive... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago
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Kanye Tops U.S. Billboard Chart, 50 Shouldn’t Be Ashamed

Written By: DJ "Z" The highly-anticipated and much debated sales match between Kanye West and 50 Cent is over. The victor was announced late Tuesday evening and ladies and gentlemen, please rise in ovation for your winner:... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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Chamillionaire Dresses Up As Bob O’Wildy, Debates Kanye vs. 50 Cent

New York, NY -- Rapper Chamillionaire dressed up as Evening News persona Bob O'Wildy recently and polled a large group of people on whose CD they planned to pick up this past Tuesday, Kanye West or 50 Cent. To view the... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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Kanye Takes the Lead, Is 50 Headed for an Early Retirement?

By Nathan S. What exactly would 50 Cent do during his retirement? What would the king of New York look like playing shuffleboard in Florida? It’s hard to picture the former crack dealer turned hip-hop icon clipping... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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50 Cent’s New Album, Curtis, Moves To September 11, 2007

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- 50 Cent's new album, Curtis, will now be released on September 11, 2007. Because of the Labor Day holiday on Monday September 3rd, the decision was made to push the release one week so that it is... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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50 Cent Album Release Date Moved to September

Santa Monica, CA -- 50 Cent’s new album curtis, which was previously scheduled to be released on June 26th, will now be released on September 4, 2007. With the album near completion and unable to make the original June... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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50 Cent AKA ‘Curtis’ Take Over on BET’s Rap City

NEW YORK, NY -- Do not adjust your television sets, 50 Cent will be taking over as celebrity host for RAP CITY, beginning May 29, 2007 through June 2, 2007 @ 5 p.m./ET. In the midst of promoting his third album entitled,... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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MTV Has Not Banned 50 Cent Video, Interscope Denies Internet Rumors

In a message sent to DJBooth.net from Interscope Records: "To everybody that thinks “MTV is going to ban the Amusement Park video,” you are TERRIBLY wrong. It’s a standard process that we do an MTV edit for just about... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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50 Cent and the G-Unity Foundation Give Grant to the Summer Stars Camp

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- With a $70,000 grant, 50 Cent and the G-Unity Foundation made it possible for 50 kids from the Jamaica, Queens and surrounding areas, to attend the Summer Stars Camp for the Performing Arts in Cape... Read More
Posted 8 years ago