Hip Hop Week In Review: The Most Popular Stories The Week Of 03/09/14
50 Cent discusses Tony Yayo, Lil Boosie holds a press conference and ScHoolboy Q discusses his love for TDE.
50 Cent was involved in the top news story of the week. The G-Unit emcee responded to Tony Yayo’s comments about their former crew. Lil Boosie’s press conference and ScHoolboy Q’s commentary about Interscope and TDE were also among the most popular stories of the week with HipHopDX's readers.
50 Cent Responds To Tony Yayo’s Recent Comments Regarding G-Unit
When 50 Cent announced his departure from Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records, Tony Yayo addressed the status of G-Unit and his relationship with 50 Cent. “50 ain’t rocking with me and Banks the same I layed my life down for the unit but you live and learn,” Yayo said in a social media post.
50 Cent recently addressed these comments during an interview with Billboard.
"I had a wonderful journey with the people I grew up with," 50 Cent says of G-Unit. "I think the frustration comes from shock, probably, that it's not everything they wanted it to be. [Tony Yayo] of all people… It's not a secret, it's a known fact that he actually came home from jail with a million dollars and a Bentley. Like, ‘What do you want?’
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Lil Boosie "BoosieSpeaks" Post-Prison Press Conference Stream
Lil Boosie's press conference, hosted by Angela Yee, garnered significant interest this week. On Monday (March 10), the rapper’s first post-prison press conference was broadcast via BoosieSpeaks.com. The rapper was released from prison March 5.
Boosie was sent to prison in 2009 after pleading guilty to a marijuana possession charge, which was the rapper's third offense. He received a four-year sentence. In 2011, Lil Boosie pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle drugs into prison and was given eight more years on his sentence.
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ScHoolboy Q: “I Love Interscope, But I Wish I Could Have Just Stayed With TDE”
“I already did wrong by signing a rap contract,” ScHoolboy Q says. “I’m not talking about TDE, but how we ventured off with the majors. I wish we would have still stayed indie. I don’t care about being on like 100 radios or shit like that. I love Interscope, but I wish I could have just stayed with TDE.”
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