G Unit

Rap Group As 50 Cent rose to prominence, he formed G-Unit Records and the crew of the same name.  He recruited his Queens, New York, protégés, rappers Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. They flooded the scene with mixtape music before releasing their multiplatinum 2003 debut, Beg for Mercy. 50 Cent added, and split with, several new members along the way, including West Coast rapper The Game, Memphis emcee Young Buck, fellow Queens veterans Mobb Deep and singer Olivia and others. While many former members publically beefed with 50 Cent before breaking from the group, the core has remained 50 Cent, Yayo and Banks.

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Rappers on SNL

The live TV stage has hosted some legendary hip hop moments.

Music News: R&B Singer Joe Breaks Down New Bridges EP

The singer opens up about new project. (4/4/2014)

50 Cent Wants to Collaborate With Drake and Rihanna

"They're artists that do things I don't do," Fif explained.

50 Cent: Steve Stoute Told Me Not to Sign With Eminem

Fif says the former record exec told him, "Don't do the deal with the white boy."

Horrible Bosses: When Rappers Diss Label Execs

Creative differences, money and plenty more can get in the way.

Jimmy Henchman Murder-for-Hire Trial Ends in Hung Jury

Jurors unable to reach a verdict in the case of G-Unit affilate's death.
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