Hip Hop Week In Review: 50 Cent, Jay Z, Suge Knight

posted August 30, 2014 01:30:00 PM CDT | 14 comments

Hip Hop Week In Review: 50 Cent, Jay Z, Suge Knight

50 Cent compares Jay Z to Eminem and disses Floyd Mayweather. Suge Knight was also shot multiple times.

This week, 50 Cent had several of the most popular stories on HipHopDX. He dissed Jay Z and Floyd Mayweather and also discussed the shooting of Suge Knight.

Following are the week’s most popular stories on HipHopDX.

50 Cent Says Jay Z Can't Compare To Eminem, "Hip Hop Is Black Music”

50 Cent says that Eminem is one of his best friends and that the Detroit rapper’s talent makes some people uncomfortable. 

“Hip Hop is Black music, without question, and, unfortunately for some people, it’s tough to accept that you have a White artist that does it better than Black artists,” 50 Cent says during an interview withMusic Choice. "It is what it is. You can get like whoever you think is the best Black artist and stand them face-to-face in a room with Em and he will eat that [guy] alive. Right now if you had 'em prepare themselves, whatever way they would have to prepare themselves to come battle…I bet what I have, everything” that Eminem would win.

To read the full story, click here.

50 Cent To Floyd Mayweather: "You Are My Little Brother, You Can't Beat Me”

In what has become an on-going feud with Floyd Mayweather50 Cent posted more memes of the boxer on Instagram this week. 

In one post, the emcee also shares the following message in the caption: "Champ if you keep calling people about this. I'm not gonna STOP!!! Leave it alone. You are my little brother you can't beat me." 

To read the full story, click here.

Suge Knight Shot Multiple Times, Family Releases Statement

Suge Knight was shot two times at approximately 1:30 am Sunday (August 24) at 1-OAK, a West Hollywood, California nightclub.

Knight was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery, according to TMZ, which cites eyewitnesses and Knight's family members as sources.

Witnesses at the Chris Brown-hosted event, including model Tyson Beckford and Black Eyed Peas’ Apple de Ap, say they heard four gun shots in the club.

Knight’s family released a statement regarding the shooting. 

"The family of Suge Knight ask that you keep Suge in your prayers and to stray away from the negativity portrayed by the media," the statement reads. "Suge is currently resting and has lost a lot of blood, he's human. He's done a lot of things for the community and the culture as a whole so we ask that you respect that." 

To read the full story, click here.

Additional Popular Stories: 50 Cent

- 50 Cent Discusses Suge Knight Shooting

- 50 Cent To Floyd Mayweather: "You Should Never Play With Me"

- 50 Cent To Floyd Mayweather: "If You Want To Fight, I'll Be In Vegas Next Week"

For additional 50 Cent coverage, watch the following DX Daily:

 

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