50 Cent says he is no longer interested in appearing as part of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s online battle rap series verruz
50 asked by an interviewer at the premiere of his new show – Power Book III: Rising Kanan – He had plans to participate in the if ever series, which originated during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, on Instagram Live last year.
“a verruz fight? Probably not,” replies 50. “We’re back out. This was something that happened during the pandemic when we were stuck at home. Now that we’re back outside, there are other things to do. We were going to create new history by not coming back there.”
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He is far from the first cast member to downplay the idea of participating in the series, with both Ice Cube and Mary J.
Ironically, the 50 comments come just days after iconic rap group Dipsett and The Locks revealed they would face off in a live installment of the series next month, with an individual event at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater . in New York on August 3. Even as the program progressed in front of a live audience, it was still broadcast as . will be streamed on verruz Instagram page as well as Triller as in previous installments.
50 Cent also recently revealed that he is working on his own celebrity battle rap show – a televised, competitive hip-hop reality series called don’t wrap His G-Unit will be produced by Film & Television Company and SFO Entertainment.
Earlier this month, 50 new musicals are being confirmed, with the rapper indicating a September arrival date.