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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 lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

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 archetype that refuses to die is the sensitive guy with an acoustic guitar. Note that American Idol’s prospective pop messiahs are now just a… More »

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TI, Jay-Z, Kanye West, 50 Cent & Diddy Make Madison Square Garden The Loudest Place On Earth

What does 20,000 people simultaneously losing their shit sound like? If you were at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, you know -- and are probably…
Stereogum | August 24, 2007 - 9:40 am

50 Cent Stakes His Career On Outselling Kanye

To recap: Kanye West and 50 Cent both have albums out on the second Tuesday of September, poking both rappers' insecurity button. Hijinx ensue. The…
Stereogum | August 13, 2007 - 5:44 pm

New 50 Cent (Feat. Robin Thicke & Dustin Hoffman) Video – “Follow My Lead”

Fifty’s got a way with the ladies. You already know this, but “Follow My Lead” sees him sketching out the charm appeal and his sweet…
Stereogum | August 10, 2007 - 3:29 pm

New 50 Cent (Feat. Justin Timberlake) Video – “Ayo Technology”

Turns out Elton John’s not alone: 50 Cent and Justin Timberlake hate the Internet, too! Although, honestly, we can’t imagine Sir Elton belting, “I’m tired…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 2:02 pm


Someone never saw Behind The Music: MC Hammer. Via Daily News: The free ride is over at 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records. The rap mogul ha…
Stereogum | July 5, 2007 - 10:34 am

Formula 50 Goes Ashlee Style For The BET Awards

While we were out with Ryan, the BET Awards presented an evening of memorable performances, though none quite as captivating as 50 Cent’s take o…
Stereogum | June 28, 2007 - 10:58 am

Wanksta Rubbers

For gangsta lovers! 50 Cent is from the hood, so he knows all about protection. ABC News reports: The heavily diversified rapper 50 Cent i…
Stereogum | January 10, 2007 - 10:52 am
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