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Emmys: 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg Perform for Crush of Nominees at MPTF’s Evening Before Party

If this were a typical year, by this point on Monday the winners would be known and their Emmys would be en route to shelves and safes across town. But since 2022’s calendar is decidedly not normal, and the Primetime Emmy Awards are still hours away, the Motion Picture & Television Fund had the honor […]

50 Cent, Greg Berlanti and Pearlena Igbokwe Tapped to Chair MPTF’s Evening Before Fundraiser

The Motion Picture & Television Fund is making moves for its 16th annual Evening Before the Emmys fundraiser in Los Angeles, tapping Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, mogul Greg Berlanti and Universal Studios Group chairman Pearlena Igbokwe to co-chair its host committee. The event, set for Sept. 11 in Los Angeles, will also feature a special […]

Greg Berlanti, Lauren Shuler Donner, 50 Cent and Ann Sarnoff Join MPTF Board

The Motion Picture & Television Fund announced four appointments to its board of governors with the addition of Greg Berlanti, Lauren Shuler Donner, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ann Sarnoff. They join existing board members J.J. Abrams, Byron Allen, Betsy Beers, Channing Dungey, Dr. Eric Esrailian, Tony Goldwyn, Bonnie Hammer, Kevin McCormick, Christopher Nolan, Peter […]

‘Power’ Spinoff ‘Force’ Renewed for Season 2 at Starz

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson can rest a little easier now. Mere days after the Power executive producer blasted Starz for its delayed renewal decision over Power spinoff Force, the Lionsgate-backed cable network has officially picked up the fourth series in the franchise for a second season. Additionally, Gary Lennon (Power, Hightown, Euphoria) will take over […]

50 Cent Rips “Dumb Sh*t” Starz, Threatens to Exit Overall Deal

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is not happy with Starz. The prolific producer is threatening to walk away from his deal with the Lionsgate-backed premium cable network, for whom he exec produces the Power franchise and multiple other projects. The rapper, actor and producer posted multiple images of bags being packed on his verified Instagram account, […]

Dr. Dre Leads Energetic Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show, Combining Poignant Moments With Classic Hip-Hop

It was Dr. Dre’s day during the highly anticipated halftime show of NBC’s 2022 Super Bowl broadcast, with the notable moments including Eminem taking a knee onstage. The hit-laden concert, which featured performances from Dre, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar, provided musical entertainment at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, […]

Drakeo the Ruler Dies at 28 After Fatal Stabbing at L.A. Concert

Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler has died after being stabbed multiple times at a Los Angeles festival, a representative for the artist confirmed to Billboard. He was 28. The up-and-coming South Central rapper, whose real name was Darrell Caldwell, was attacked at the Once Upon a Time in LA concert at Banc of California and Exposition Park […]

Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent to Explore Snoop’s 1993 Murder Trial in Starz Anthology

Starz is prepping for the future of its upcoming anthology A Moment in Time. The Lionsgate-backed premium cable network is teaming with exec producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to develop a potential second season of the anthology. The new project, called Murder Was the Case, centers on Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus, who in 1993 was […]

Starz Blames “Technical Glitch” for Early ‘BMF’ Digital Release After 50 Cent Complains

A Starz spokesperson says that a technical glitch is to blame for the early digital release of episode seven of BMF — a move that drew the ire of executive producer and director Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. On Sunday, the rapper and executive producer on several Starz shows slammed the network in a series of […]

‘BMF’ Scores Speedy Season 2 Renewal at Starz

Starz is showing early confidence in BMF. The Lionsgate-backed premium cable network has handed out a speedy second-season renewal for the drama (aka Black Mafia Family) from exec producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The series about two brothers from a crime family in Detroit in the late ’80s is based on the lives of Demetrius […]

Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent, Megan Fox to Star in New ‘The Expendables’ Movie for Lionsgate (Exclusive)

Action stars never die, they just reload. Lionsgate and Millennium Media are bringing back their gun-toting, testosterone-slathered action franchise The Expendables for another go-round. Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture and Sylvester Stallone, who have appeared in the previous three installments, are set to reprise their roles for the fourth. Joining the quartet in the […]

How I’m Living Now: 50 Cent, Actor, Producer and Rapper

50 Cent, currently appearing on and producing ABC drama 'For Life,' talks about his long lockdown reading list, admiration for Sylvester Stallone and reasons for selling his Connecticut mansion.