50 Cent has been threatened with authorized motion over his Hip Hop Homicides TV collection, which investigates the staggering variety of murders in rap.
Hosted by Van Lathan and govt produced by the G-Unit mogul alongside Mona Scott-Younger, the WE television present takes a “huge image” have a look at the epidemic of violence in Hip Hop by analyzing how elements like race, class, crime and policing performed a component in these surprising killings.
The most recent episode of the present — which aired on Thursday (December 22) — explores the homicide of Chicago rapper FBG Duck who was shot and killed in his hometown on August 4, 2020 whereas out buying with two different individuals.
Chicago’s ABC 7 reported FBG Duck (actual identify Carlton Weekly) was shot within the chest, groin and neck. He was pronounced lifeless at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
The boys believed to be liable for the homicide have been apprehended in October 2021. The suspects, Charles Liggins (aka C Murda), Kenneth Roberson (aka Kenny Mac), Tacarlos Offerd (aka Los), Christopher Thomas (aka C Thang), and Marcus Good (aka Muwop) have been charged with homicide in support of racketeering and federal firearm violations and assaults in support of racketeering.
A trial date has been set for October 2, 2023.
In Thursday’s episode of Hip Hop Homicides, Memo600, the OTF affiliated rapper signed to Wack 100, was reportedly flagged as a possible suspect — which he wasn’t impressed by.
“@50Cent IM SUING YOU FOR DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER,” Memo wrote on social media, denying any involvement in Duck’s demise. “I DONT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THAT SOMEBODY BETTER EXPLAIN SOMETHING U PAID THE WRONG INVERTIGATORS [sic] DONT PUT ME IN NO MURDERS FAM CHASING CLOUT!!”
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In the meantime, 50 Cent has been preserving himself busy with numerous new exhibits as of late. Earlier this month it was introduced that he can be linking again up with STARZ to govt produce a brand new drama geared around the globe of British boxing.
Fightland is a scripted present that follows the story of a retired, world champion fighter who finds himself on the darkish facet of the game after his childhood pal and coaching companion disappears.
So as to discover his greatest pal, the disgraced fighter should return to the game that nearly ruined his life and value him all the things he needed to escape it. The present comes from the minds of writing tag-team duo Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith, who each grew up in South London.
Information of the present is perhaps a shock to some given the very fact it’s 50’s first mission with STARZ since he introduced he accomplished his unique contract take care of the community in September. There’s at the moment no different info on 50 becoming a member of again up with STARZ.
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The Queens rap legend additionally lately shared an concept for one more present that tells the story of notorious New York Metropolis crime boss Clarence “The Preacher” Heatley.
In an Instagram put up, the G-Unit boss revealed he may need his pal and actor Gbenga Akinnagbe — well-known for his position as Chris Partlow on The Wire — play Heatley’s character.
Each exhibits would be the newest addition to 50’s sprawling TV empire that already consists of his Energy universe, BMF and extra.