50 Cent

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Acting Debut on Power

Tonight’s episode of the Starz series Power features a cameo appearance from none other than Kendrick Lamar. The episode is available to stream now on the Starz…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 29, 2018

50 Cent Under Investigation for “Aggravated Harassment”

Rapper 50 Cent (born Curtis James Jackson III) is currently under investigation with the NYPD for allegedly threatening a cop on Instagram, The Hollywood Reporter…

John Travolta Is Still Good at Dancing

John Travolta is almost certainly going through something. Why has David Miscavige has let him off his leash? Perhaps he's secretly left Scientology. But one might…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 16, 2018

50 Cent Admits He Never Had a Bitcoin Fortune But Played Along For Show

Sorry, but 50 Cent isn't sitting on a secret fortune of forgotten bitcoin riches after all. Last month, TMZ reported that 50—real name Curtis Jackson—had accepted online payment in bitcoin for the…
Anna Gaca / February 27, 2018

50 Cent Claims Donald Trump Offered Him $500,000 to Be Part of His Campaign

50 Cent, who's promoting his new BET show 50 Central, stopped by Hot 97 earlier this week for a wide-ranging 40-minute conversation. The talk swerved into…
Brian Josephs / September 29, 2017

50 Cent Punches Female Fan at Concert While Being Pulled Into Crowd

A new video has surfaced showing 50 Cent punching a female fan during a recent performance. According to a clip from TMZ, the rapper was…
Carl Lamarre, Billboard / April 10, 2017

50 Cent Hops on the Remix of Young M.A’s “OOOUUU”

Young M.A's "OOOUUU" ruled New York this summer--the song was "in the streets more than sesame," to borrow a line from Young M.A herself. To cap off…
Andy Cush / September 30, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

50 Cent Arrested for Saying ‘Motherf**ker’

Rapper and occasional foot-in-mouth-artist 50 Cent headlined a festival in the Caribbean island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis last night. After the show, local police picked him up for…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

The NYPD’s Anti-Hip-Hop Stance Isn’t New: A Timeline

On May 25, New York hip-hop suffered a tragedy when a shooting at T.I.'s Irving Plaza concert killed rapper Troy Ave's bodyguard, Ronald McPhatter. Troy Ave…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

50 Cent Apologizes for Mocking Autistic Teenage Airport Employee

Rapper 50 Cent has apologized to Andrew Farrell, a 19-year-old airport janitor whom 50 filmed himself insulting this weekend. In the video, 50 Cent fails to elicit a…
Anna Gaca / May 4, 2016

50 Cent Posts Video Harassing Autistic Teen Working in Airport, Family Lawyers Up

50 Cent's social media presence has once again gotten him in trouble. Over the weekend, the rapper posted a video on Twitter making fun of a Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky…
Brian Josephs / May 3, 2016

50 Cent on Meek Mill: ‘Really Not That Bright’

Few rappers have ever had as little problem letting their opinions be heard than 50 Cent — just ask Ja Rule, Rick Ross, Fat Joe,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 21, 2016

YG Unleashes ‘I Wanna Benz’ Featuring 50 Cent and Nipsey Hussle

YG may be Still Krazy after all these years — which is another way of saying he's still at work on the follow-up to last year's superb My…
Harley Brown / December 13, 2015

Download 50 Cent’s New Seven-Track ‘The Kanan Tape’

As a rapper, 50 Cent's had a quiet, non-impactful couple of years, but he's back and swinging with swagger on The Kanan Tape, a seven-track mixtape…
Brennan Carley / December 9, 2015
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