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A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit Louie, three of which are still embedded in his body today — two in his chest and the one in his head. Miraculously, he only spent five days in the… More »

Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum began this past spring, when I was an intern for the site, and I continued to contribute here after my internship ended, with pieces including this one on the use… More »

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Jay Electronica Disses Kendrick Lamar, Threatens 50 Cent On Periscope

Jay Electronica may not have another song for us anytime soon, but he sure has a lot of opinions. As HotNewHipHop points out, the ever-elusive…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 2:42 pm
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Meek Mill – “The Trillest” Video

Meek Mill put out the album Dreams Worth More Than Money back in June, and it was a very good album. Unfortunately, however, the quality…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm

Chance The Rapper Is Doing Incredible Things

You see plenty of good performances at music festivals, but you don't see too many great ones. I've been going to these things for literal…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 12:12 pm
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After Empire: What’s The Future Of Hip-Hop On Scripted Television?

The recent announcement that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson would be developing a single camera comedy called My Friend 50 for FOX was surprising for a…
Stereogum | December 14, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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YG – “I Wanna Benz” (Feat. 50 Cent & Nipsey Hussle)

The newly head-tattooed Compton rapper YG has been hard at work on Still Krazy, the follow-up to last year's classic My Krazy Life. We've only…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2015 - 12:07 pm

A 50 Cent Comedy Is Coming To Fox

50 Cent's been on the Hollywood side of the entertainment world just as long as he's been on the music one, and his next project…
James Rettig | December 1, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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The Week In Pop: Making Sense Of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

Let us begin by appreciating -- if not in the "Yay!" sense, at least the "Wow!" sense -- that the Disney Channel cash cow behind…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 4:31 pm
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Eminem Turned Down $8M Movie Role As 50 Cent’s Rival Gang Leader

Back in the day, Eminem apparently turned down $8 million to co-star alongside 50 Cent in a movie where they'd play fictional rival gang members…
James Rettig | August 26, 2015 - 5:30 pm

50 Cent And Ja Rule Still Don’t Like Each Other

50 Cent roasted Ja Rule in one of the great rap feuds of this century, but the two rappers haven't had problems with each other…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 9:06 am
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50 Cent Ordered To Pay Another $2M In Sex Tape Lawsuit

50 Cent already owed Lastonia Leviston a lot of money, but now he owes her even more. Leviston sued the rapper after he posted a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 24, 2015 - 4:47 pm

50 Cent Testifies, “I’m Not As Cool As I Was Last Week”

50 Cent filed for bankruptcy just over a week ago, after a court ordered that he pay $5 million to Lastonia Levitson, the mother of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 21, 2015 - 5:08 pm
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50 Cent Says AT&T Is Racist

50 Cent is an executive producer and co-star on the Starz drama Power, which is currently in the middle of its second season. As Deadline
Peter Helman | July 19, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Father John Misty And 50 Cent On Conan

Father John Misty appeared alongside 50 Cent on last night's episode of Conan. Well, OK, not exactly alongside, but they did take a pretty sweet…
James Rettig | July 16, 2015 - 1:27 pm
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Check Out Marvel Comics Versions Of Classic Hip-Hop Album Covers

Earlier this year, a few Marvel Comics issues worked Run The Jewels' fist-and-gun logo into their covers. Now, Marvel is diving even deeper into the…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2015 - 10:14 pm
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50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy

50 Cent made millions rapping, and he made more millions endorsing Vitamin Water. He became the world's most popular rapper by projecting a more convincing…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 11:52 am
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50 Cent Ordered To Pay $5M To Rick Ross’ Baby Mama For Sex Tape Fiasco

50 Cent and Rick Ross have been beefing for a long time, and back in 2009, a sex tape featuring Rick Ross' baby mama Lastonia…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 1:39 pm
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