Showing All "50 Cent" Posts

It's a big deal when a talk show says goodbye to its host, but it's an even bigger deal when the host is so integral that the entire thing just has to come to an end. Chelsea Lately had its final…   Read Story »
50 Cent's G-Unit crew were at the top of the rap pyramid in the early '00s, but they spent the years since then slowly disintegrating as 50's commercial stock plummeted. But the crew -- 50, Lloyd…   Read Story »
Every year, Drake brings his guest-heavy OVO Festival to his Toronto hometown, and this year's edition, which ended at Molson Canadian Amphitheater last night, had a more nostalgic theme than…   Read Story »
Two years ago, in his standup special Dangerously Delicious, Aziz Ansari shared the following anecdote about 50 Cent not knowing what a grapefruit is. Rumors of 50's fruit-ignorance have since…   Read Story »
Last night, the New York rap-radio giant Hot 97 held its annual Summer Jam show, and it was as crammed with special guests as ever. During Nicki Minaj's headlining set alone, she brought Lil Wayne,…   Read Story »
50 Cent comes from Jamaica, Queens, not far from the Mets' Citi Field. Yesterday, he threw out the first pitch at a Mets game, and this could've been an ideal opportunity for him to show some…   Read Story »
In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert and guitars become inherently retro, one…   Read Story »
Did you know the reigning American Idol champion's album is out this week? Maybe the better question is: Do you know who the reigning American Idol champion is? Candice Glover is quite alright, so I…   Read Story »
Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles is Suzanne Vega's first album of new material in seven years. It follows her four-volume Close-Up series, which offered stripped-down takes on songs…   Read Story »
It's a strange task: thinking of 50 Cent, at this very moment, as the powerhouse that Get Rich Or Die Tryin' catapulted him into being. A die-hard might harbor a melancholy hope, angry for the…   Read Story »