Posts tagged "50 Cent"

Eminem, 50 Cent Star In ‘Shady Classics’ Mixtape: Listen

Eminem and 50 Cent star in the new, 66-track mixtape Shady Classics. This quick-cutting compilation by DJ Whoo Kid (formerly 50 Cent's touring DJ, now Shade 45 personality) is of fan favorites from throughout the label's 15-year history, and these songs are dizzying, vulgar reminders of just how much has changed since Shady Records wa …
By: Christina Lee / November 22, 2014

Cyndi Lauper Enlists 50 Cent, Salt-N-Pepa, Laverne Cox & More For Annual Home For The Holidays LGBT Charity Show

For the fourth year in a row, the Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home For The Holidays charity show will be staged at New York's Beacon Theatre (this time around on Saturday, December 6). Rosie O'Donnell will co-host once again, along with Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox. Each year, Home For The …
By: Robbie Daw / October 21, 2014

Gwen Stefani, Miley Cyrus, Fergie, 50 Cent & More Bid Chelsea Handler Farewell With “Goodbye To E!”

For seven years, Chelsea Handler's crass, ballsy humor brought an air of uniqueness to late night TV — she was, after all, a female in an otherwise male-dominated arena. Alas, her series, Chelsea Lately, came to an end last night (August 27) in a star-filled night that saw Ellen DeGeneres confronting a nude …
By: Robbie Daw / August 27, 2014

Drake Brings Out Usher, Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent & More At 5th Annual OVO Fest: Watch

Drake's annual OVO Fest is essentially one massive surprise party — and last night's set was certainly no exception. Like last year's show, Drake brought out a multitude of special guests during his headlining set last night at the Molson Amiptheater in Toronto, including Usher, Lauryn Hill,Trey Songz, YG, DJ Khaled, PartyNextDoor, and eve …
By: Bradley Stern / August 5, 2014

Lorde Thinks We Should Spend Less Time Thinking About Sexy Pop Stars: Morning Mix

:: Lorde thinks we should stop worrying about sexy pop stars like Rihanna. “I don’t see a female without clothing as a terrible influence," she said in a recent interview. "There are worse things. Shooting people." Good point. [Gossip Cop] :: They certainly have an affinity with grass. The boys of One Direction popped …
By: Mike Wass / June 27, 2014

Miranda Lambert’s ‘Platinum’ Bumps Coldplay Off The Top Of The Album Chart

Miranda Lambert kicks some excitement into the upper reaches of the Billboard 200 this week — and unseats Coldplay's Ghost Stories from the top spot in the process — by debuting at #1 with her fifth album Platinum. The LP, which was preceded by the single "Automatic," sold 179,000 copies in its first week. Coldplay, …
By: Robbie Daw / June 11, 2014

50 Cent Announces G-Unit Reunion Album: Watch

50 Cent surprised Hot 97's Summer Jam crowd when he brought out his crew G-Unit to the stage, since fans thought the rapper-turned-mogul cut ties from it entirely. Turns out, that performance was just the beginning of a productive year. G-Unit …
By: Christina Lee / June 4, 2014

50 Cent’s ‘Animal Ambition': Album Review

During HOT 97's Summer Jam on June 1, 50 Cent surprised the crowd by hugging former rival Nas, then bringing out his long-dissipated crew G-Unit — their first performance together since 2008. One at a time, as if going to bat, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Young Buck walked out to rap a …
By: Christina Lee / June 3, 2014

Whatcha Say: Mariah Carey, One Direction And Lana Del Rey Got Our Readers Talking

Happy Friday, Idolator readers! As the weather becomes progressively warmer, and we begin to make the full plunge into Summer ‘14, things are seemingly also beginning to heat up in the world of pop. This week kicked off on a bit of #scandalous note for our friends across the pond, as One Direction heartthrobs Louis Tomlinson and …
By: Rachel Sonis / May 30, 2014

50 Cent Is Pitch-Imperfect: Watch His Terrible Throw At The Mets Vs. Pirates Game

The universe is pretty much crying foul after viewing 50 Cent's opening pitch last night in Queens during the New York Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game. To be fair, he only tossed the ball about half a mile wide of the range it needed to be in. But as the PIX 11 announcer says i …
By: Robbie Daw / May 28, 2014

50 Cent Says Puff Daddy’s “Big Homie” Is “Garbage,” World Nods Silently In Agreement

From 1999's "How To Rob" to his ongoing tiff with Rick Ross, 50 Cent has made (and in the case of Ja Rule, ended) a career out of beefing. In fact, there's a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to …
By: Carl Williott / April 17, 2014

Kimye’s ‘Vogue’ Cover Is A Mega-Seller: Morning Mix

:: A lot of people turned up their nose at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West landing on the cover of Vogue but the issue is on pace to shift more copies than previous best-selling covers by Beyonce and Michelle Obama. Take that, haters! [NY Mag] :: Pharrell's hat is a cultural phenomenon. (I mean, …
By: Mike Wass / April 11, 2014

50 Cent’s YA Novel ‘Playground’ To Be Adapted Into FOX Animated Series

50 Cent confirms that FOX will adapt a YA novel he wrote into an animated TV series. Published in 2012, Playground tells a story about a teenaged bully, Butterball, who eventually learns why his behavior is wrong – as 50 explains, one that has been told in cartoon form before. (Side note: I …
By: Christina Lee / April 4, 2014

7 Things You Need To Know About Austin This Week: From Lady Gaga To The Jimi Hendrix Movie

SPONSORED: This content was created in partnership with Virgin Mobile. Heading down to Austin this week? Then you might need a handy dandy road map for all the eye-popping goings-on in Texas' music capital...and that's where we come in! Whether it's Lady Gaga's keynote speech, thrilling newcomer Betty Who's various upcoming gigs, …
By: Idolator Staff / March 11, 2014

50 Cent Returns With “The Funeral”: Watch

The newly indie 50 Cent has dropped the first taste of his forthcoming album Animal Ambition, a day after announcing he was leaving Shady/Aftermath. Considering its significance as the beginning of a new phase of Fiddy's career, "The Funeral" is fairly …
By: Carl Williott / February 21, 2014

50 Cent Is Indie Now, Has A New Album On The Way

50 Cent is officially an indie rapper (but don't expect him to start wearing a backpack). The star today (February 20) announced his departure from Shady/Aftermath/Interscope after 12 years on Eminem's imprint. He has signed a deal to bring G-Unit to Caroline, which is an independent division of Capitol Music Group. “I have had great …
By: Carl Williott / February 20, 2014

Paul McCartney And Justin Timberlake Will Take Over Hollywood Boulevard: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake will be taking over Hollywood Boulevard next week, as the two are set to perform free concerts on Jimmy Kimmel Live as promotion for both their upcoming albums. Look out for the performances on September 23 and 24! [Rolling Stone] :: The Grammys are taking it back to Lo …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 19, 2013

50 Cent & Skylar Grey’s “Warning You” Hits The Web: Listen

Does anyone know what 50 Cent is up to these days? Wasn't he supposed to be working on an album? And if not, then what was that Kendrick Lamar joint for, or "Financial Freedom"? Well, the Beyonce-like randomness of his pre-pre-album campaign continues, a …
By: Carl Williott / September 5, 2013

50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence, Issues Swift Denial

Rapper 50 Cent was charged with domestic violence and four counts of vandalism this week in Los Angeles, a city attorney said. His ex-girlfriend, with whom he was in a relationship for three years and has a baby, alleges that he arrived at her Los Angeles condo on June 23, where he kicked her and caused …
By: Sam Lansky / July 5, 2013

J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Deluxe Edition Tracklist Features Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, Amber Coffman

J. Cole previously indicated his new album Born Sinner (out June 18) wouldn't feature any other rappers. Today, though, he posted the tracklist in screencap form, and it turns out he actually made room for one (or two, depending on how you're counting). His buddy Kendrick Lamar joins the festivities on "Forbidden Fruit," which …
By: Carl Williott / June 5, 2013
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