Posts tagged "50 Cent"

Who Won Every Rap Summer of the 21st Century?

Now that the summer is officially a not-too-distant memory, we can safely say this past season wasn't the strongest for hip-hop. (Other outlets are being…
By: SPIN Staff / October 3, 2014

Listen to 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club’ Before a Job Interview, Says New Study

Do you have a big job interview or an important interview coming up? A new study suggests that listening to music with heavy ba…
By: Brennan Carley / August 7, 2014

50 Cent Growls Meekly, Often, on Deluded ‘Animal Ambition’

What the hell kind of name is Animal Ambition? Are animals really ambitious? Don't they just kind of do what they gotta do and leave…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 5, 2014

50 Cent Blames First Pitch Woes on ‘Excessive Masturbation’ Injury

50 Cent's awful first pitch continues to be the biggest talking point surrounding the release of his fifth album, Animal Ambition. The Queens rapper…
By: Dan Reilly / June 3, 2014

50 Cent’s Bum Pitch May Have Been a Publicity Stunt

If you've heard 50 Cent's name a lot this past week, it's unfortunately not been in reference to his forthcoming fifth LP Animal Ambition—which…
By: Colin Joyce / May 30, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Fucked Up, Parquet Courts, the Orwells, 50 Cent, and More

Happy Friday! Look what we arranged for you: A collection of album streams, featuring new records by Fucked Up, Parquet Courts,…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 30, 2014

Iamsu! Wants to ‘Show You’ His New Track With 50 Cent and Jay Ant

Iamsu! is gearing up for the release of his debut album Sincerely Years, and after taking a trip down memory lane o…
By: Dan Reilly / April 10, 2014

Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs of All Time List: A Baffling Nerd Out

To mark the 25th anniversary of their Hot Rap Songs Chart, Billboard released their "Top 100 Songs of All Time" list and, unsurprisingly,…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 12, 2014

50 Cent Pleads Not Guilty to Kicking Ex-Girlfriend, Breaking Her Chandeliers

50 Cent pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic violence and vandalism against Daphne Narvaez, his ex-girlfriend and, she claims, the mother of…
By: Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Celebrity Headphone Deathmatch: 50 Cent’s Are Empirically Worse Than Jay-Z’s

Dr. Dre has a lot to answer for, and not just that Tupac Shakur "hologram." The hugely successful Beats by Dre headphones have spawned a…
By: Marc Hogan / June 6, 2013

J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Will Include 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Dirty Projectors Singer

J. Cole has shared the track list for Born Sinner, via Twitter, and his forthcoming sophomore album will include a few surprise collaborations. While…
By: Chris Martins / June 5, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Will Collaborate With Anyone, Including Chris Brown

To be sure, Kendrick Lamar is not your average everyday rap savior. The Compton star rose predictably fast following the release of his instant…
By: Chris Martins / March 26, 2013

Machine Gun Kelly’s Scandalous Tour Tales

"Eight to 12 months ago you put me in a bubble category," was the first thing out of Ohio motormouth MC Machine Gun Kelly's mouth…
By: Luke McCormick / October 10, 2012

Watch 50 Cent’s Security Jump Gunplay at BET Hip Hop Awards

Sunday's BET Hip Hop Awards were a mess for members of Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group crew. Two separate altercations led to a serie…
By: Chris Martins / October 3, 2012

50 Cent Expresses Doubt Over Chris Lighty’s Suicide

In a recent interview with Hot 97 (MTV), 50 Cent has echoed the sentiments of many artists and executives who knew…
By: Chris Martins / September 17, 2012

Bring It On: 8 Essential Teen-Pop Soundtracks

"What do you do with a soundtrack?" James Hunter wondered 27 years ago in "Start Making Sense," a Village Voice roundup. "You listen to it…
By: Chuck Eddy / August 8, 2012

Can We Stop Pretending We Care About 50 Cent?

The history of hip-hop is predicated upon someone doing something that somebody else told them they weren't allowed to do. At the beginning, it wa…
By: Brandon Soderberg / July 12, 2012

50 Cent, ‘5 (Murder by Numbers)’ (Self-Released)

The world is now blessed with two 50 Cents. There's the Curtis Jackson who likes to talk about the money he's made from his busine…
By: Phillip Mlynar / July 11, 2012

Grab 50 Cent’s Free 10-Track Album ‘5 (Murder By Numbers)’

50 Cent turns 37 today, and to celebrate, the G-Unit leader has shared a free 10-track set. On Twitter this week, 50 billed…
By: Marc Hogan / July 6, 2012

No Trivia’s Top 50 (Mostly Rap) Songs of the Year So Far

Ubiquitous major-label last great hope 2 Chainz makes four appearances on this list. None of those appearances are on any of his own songs, though…
By: Brandon Soderberg / July 5, 2012
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