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Unread post by LcBwC » August 10th, 2007, 7:13 pm

50 Cent recently bet his rap career that he'd outsell Kanye West when their albums drop next month.

Despite holding a more successful track record, skeptics are questioning whether 50 Cent's Curtis will outsell Kanye West's Graduation come September 11. Ask 50 and he'll tell you there's no way he'll come in second. In fact, he's ready to wager his career on it.

"They would like to see Kanye West give me a problem because I've worked myself into a space where I've become the favorite," Fif told SOHH exclusively. "Everybody roots for the underdog when he goes against the favorite.

"Put it like this," 50 told SOHH. "Let's raise the stakes. If Kanye West sells more records than 50 Cent on September 11, I'll no longer write music. I'll write music and work with my other artists, but I won't put out any more solo albums. [Listen to the audio here]

"And I bet this, when Kanye West's sales come in, he's gonna have a 70% decrease [the second week] 'cause Def Jam is gonna buy records to keep him closer to 50 Cent," the Queens rapper added. "So watch the first week and then watch the second week. Watch his @#* drop off the planet. We keep our angles covered before we make a decent bet." [Let us know what you think about the 50-Kanye Challenge, by taking this quick poll.]

As previously reported, the two superstars spent time in the studio together working on Fif's LP, but SOHH has learned that the material they worked on isn't scheduled to appear on the album's final version.

"We worked together on an actual record to try and create something," 50 said. "I went in with Kanye, I went in with Swizz Beatz, I went in with will.i.am, I went in with Polow [the Don] just to see if they had something that I didn't, to create a new direction for me that I couldn't get my hands on. I mean these guys are popular producers [and] have a higher consistency than a guy that's unknown, but a lot of times they may have music planned that doesn't fit the project that you're working on."

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Unread post by Past » August 11th, 2007, 2:36 am

Kanye gonna outsell him he a dumbass Kanye has more buzz

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Unread post by $outhPhillypuppet » August 11th, 2007, 4:57 am

i think fif wins.
my white friend told me kanye makes good music but comes off racist sometimes.

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Unread post by LcBwC » August 11th, 2007, 9:30 am

I dont know whos gonna outsell who in that first week. Kanye seems to be doing better single wise, but cant underestimate those die hard 50 cent fans. Itll be interesting to C how it plays out and I think its healthy for the declining record sales right now.

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Unread post by rustone » August 11th, 2007, 10:03 am

Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW

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Unread post by Past » August 11th, 2007, 4:21 pm

bspg wrote:Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW
wow haha

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Unread post by Aquafresh » August 11th, 2007, 4:56 pm

bspg wrote:Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW
:shock: :shock: :shock: I don't believe what I just read.... Coming from someonelse it would be understandable, but YOU, bspg :?: :?: :?: :?:

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Unread post by rustone » August 11th, 2007, 9:21 pm

He doin too much now
This shit is gettin taken to a whole new level..

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Unread post by Tha_Pioneer » August 11th, 2007, 9:28 pm

fuck lets just wait and see...dis shyt don't really mean nuthin to dem its jus a ego boost dats all

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Unread post by Shox112 » August 11th, 2007, 9:32 pm

bspg wrote:Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW
Well I aint even gonna lie dats prolly why he sellin as much as he is now becuz he like to keep drama goin and them 'burban white kids love it

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Unread post by LcBwC » August 11th, 2007, 9:39 pm

He still has one more album under his contract with Shady Records/Aftermath right? Dude is not gonna miss out on that money or owe someone else money cuz he didnt do what he was supposed to. Looks like his company will be the one buying albums if push comes to shove.

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » August 11th, 2007, 10:14 pm

bspg wrote:He doin too much now
This shit is gettin taken to a whole new level..
50 fans are finally starting to wake up... I think 50 just lost his entire SC base :lol:

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Unread post by NYTE_RYDA » August 11th, 2007, 10:24 pm

bspg wrote:Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW
LOL

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Unread post by Tha_Pioneer » August 12th, 2007, 1:00 am

Shox112 wrote:
bspg wrote:Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

50 needs to shut up man
He diggin hisself a hole now
He nows people hate his ass
I'm SKEPTICAL NOW
Well I aint even gonna lie dats prolly why he sellin as much as he is now becuz he like to keep drama goin and them 'burban white kids love it
nah...dis ain't the kinda drama niggah is interested in...dude is jus challengin a fellow rapper...I think Kanye gon bag dis one tho...real talk cuzz ... niggaz wanna listen to Kanye...dude is hella funny...I would buy his shyt ova fifty...because fifty shyt sounds the same...all his songs are a like...like that ayo technology shyt...is garbage sounds like disco inferno to me...
but in the great words of my nigga Kanye...IS U SAYIN SUMTHIN...UGHHHH UNGHHH YOU CAN'T TELL ME NUTHIN....

:lol: :lol:

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Unread post by rustone » August 12th, 2007, 10:10 am

Nah aint no way in hell I'm buyin kanye 's album
He has no reason to buy his album
If I wanted to hear a dude spit ova some weak ass beats than jus buy COMMONS ALBUM.
50 album is better on paper
I mean cmon
Akon mary j justin timbalake timbaland lloyd banks young buck dr dre n eminem
+ somebody gettin dissed that's always ENTERTAINING

Kanyes album is jus FUCKIN KANYE WEST
He should at least had jay z on there or sumthin
Kanye the one who raps about the same shit
POLITICAL SHIT and WORLD ISSUES
Which is cool that shit is Borin to me
I NEED SOME ACTION/FUNNY SHIT
Like that new G UNIT SHIT THAT SHIT IS FUNNY
I mean lets b real
50 album u gon get yo moneys worth

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Unread post by rustone » August 12th, 2007, 10:10 am

Nah aint no way in hell I'm buyin kanye 's album
He has no reason to buy his album
If I wanted to hear a dude spit ova some weak ass beats than jus buy COMMONS ALBUM.
50 album is better on paper
I mean cmon
Akon mary j justin timbalake timbaland lloyd banks young buck dr dre n eminem
+ somebody gettin dissed that's always ENTERTAINING

Kanyes album is jus FUCKIN KANYE WEST
He should at least had jay z on there or sumthin
Kanye the one who raps about the same shit
POLITICAL SHIT and WORLD ISSUES
Which is cool that shit is Borin to me
I NEED SOME ACTION/FUNNY SHIT
Like that new G UNIT SHIT THAT SHIT IS FUNNY
I mean lets b real
50 album u gon get yo moneys worth

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Unread post by YO-B » August 12th, 2007, 11:03 am

bspg wrote:Nah aint no way in hell I'm buyin kanye 's album
He has no reason to buy his album
If I wanted to hear a dude spit ova some weak ass beats than jus buy COMMONS ALBUM.
50 album is better on paper
I mean cmon
Akon mary j justin timbalake timbaland lloyd banks young buck dr dre n eminem
+ somebody gettin dissed that's always ENTERTAINING

Kanyes album is jus FUCKIN KANYE WEST
He should at least had jay z on there or sumthin
Kanye the one who raps about the same shit
POLITICAL SHIT and WORLD ISSUES
Which is cool that shit is Borin to me
I NEED SOME ACTION/FUNNY SHIT
Like that new G UNIT SHIT THAT SHIT IS FUNNY
I mean lets b real
50 album u gon get yo moneys worth
BUT WHEN U THINK ABOUT IT... ITS NO REASON 2 EVEN BUY 50 ALBUM... BEKAUSE I WAT IS HE GONNA SAY ON THIS ALBUM BESIDES MONEY OR VITAMIN WATER :lol:

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Unread post by rustone » August 12th, 2007, 11:50 am

I dunno about u I like 2 b entertained
That kanye shit is not entertaining to me

Tho I like that I CAN TELL ME NUTHIN shit that other shit is NOT AS GOOD 2 ME

As for 50
I think he shoulda left that robin thicke shit off the album
That shit is WNBA ALL PUSSY
EVERYTHING ELSE SEEMS GOOD 2 ME N LOOKIN FOWARD TO ALL THE OTHER COLLABOS

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Unread post by Trav » August 12th, 2007, 1:14 pm

YO-B wrote:
bspg wrote:Nah aint no way in hell I'm buyin kanye 's album
He has no reason to buy his album
If I wanted to hear a dude spit ova some weak ass beats than jus buy COMMONS ALBUM.
50 album is better on paper
I mean cmon
Akon mary j justin timbalake timbaland lloyd banks young buck dr dre n eminem
+ somebody gettin dissed that's always ENTERTAINING

Kanyes album is jus FUCKIN KANYE WEST
He should at least had jay z on there or sumthin
Kanye the one who raps about the same shit
POLITICAL SHIT and WORLD ISSUES
Which is cool that shit is Borin to me
I NEED SOME ACTION/FUNNY SHIT
Like that new G UNIT SHIT THAT SHIT IS FUNNY
I mean lets b real
50 album u gon get yo moneys worth
BUT WHEN U THINK ABOUT IT... ITS NO REASON 2 EVEN BUY 50 ALBUM... BEKAUSE I WAT IS HE GONNA SAY ON THIS ALBUM BESIDES MONEY OR VITAMIN WATER :lol:
Name 5 songs he talks about vitamin water in?

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Unread post by YO-B » August 12th, 2007, 2:12 pm

Trav wrote:
YO-B wrote:
bspg wrote:Nah aint no way in hell I'm buyin kanye 's album
He has no reason to buy his album
If I wanted to hear a dude spit ova some weak ass beats than jus buy COMMONS ALBUM.
50 album is better on paper
I mean cmon
Akon mary j justin timbalake timbaland lloyd banks young buck dr dre n eminem
+ somebody gettin dissed that's always ENTERTAINING

Kanyes album is jus FUCKIN KANYE WEST
He should at least had jay z on there or sumthin
Kanye the one who raps about the same shit
POLITICAL SHIT and WORLD ISSUES
Which is cool that shit is Borin to me
I NEED SOME ACTION/FUNNY SHIT
Like that new G UNIT SHIT THAT SHIT IS FUNNY
I mean lets b real
50 album u gon get yo moneys worth
BUT WHEN U THINK ABOUT IT... ITS NO REASON 2 EVEN BUY 50 ALBUM... BEKAUSE I WAT IS HE GONNA SAY ON THIS ALBUM BESIDES MONEY OR VITAMIN WATER :lol:

Name 5 songs he talks about vitamin water in?



1. AMUSEMENT PARK= VITAMIN WATER IN HIS VIDEO
2. STRAIGHT TO the BANK= TALKIN ABOUT HIS MONEY
3. MONEY IN the POCKET= VITAMIN WATER IN HIS VIDEO & TALKIN ABOUT HIS MONEY
4. SOON 2 TALK ABOUT VITAMIN WATER AGAIN AND MONEY
5. SOON 2 TALK ABOUT VITAMIN WATER AGAIN AND MONEY

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Unread post by rustone » August 12th, 2007, 6:12 pm

Duh wat he suppose to talk about?
Politcal issues like global warming , n tellin yu who to vote , and WAT U SHOULD DO?
Comon 50 talkin about this type of shit LOL? He WOULD FLOP on all albums
Or guns n killin people even tho we know this nigga rich as a mutha?
Niggas would b sayin he's a fluke right?
U jus gotta understand he in a different space..than all but 2 or 3 rappers
The nigga got 100'z of millions
ALL he can really talk about is wats happening to him currently

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Unread post by LcBwC » August 12th, 2007, 7:11 pm

Its a well known fact that Kayne and 50 are in two different lanes artistically. 50 likes where he is and Kayne likes where he is. Both have stated the type of music they make, only thing about 50 is hes put himself in a category that doesnt change often. Limited himself if you will, and the new ish he is putting out isnt the same sound. More mainstream/pop than hes ever been.

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Unread post by YO-B » August 12th, 2007, 7:55 pm

HAHAHA THERE IS NOTHIN ELSE THAT 50 CAN SAY.... :lol:

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » August 12th, 2007, 8:26 pm

Past wrote:Kanye gonna outsell him he a dumbass Kanye has more buzz

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Unread post by LcBwC » August 12th, 2007, 9:12 pm

YO-B wrote:HAHAHA THERE IS NOTHIN ELSE THAT 50 CAN SAY.... :lol:
There really isnt...theres only so many topics that he can talk about without seeming like hes making b!tch moves.

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » August 12th, 2007, 9:38 pm

bspg wrote:He doin too much now
This shit is gettin taken to a whole new level..
he's giving up

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Unread post by Tha_Pioneer » August 13th, 2007, 12:48 am

If it was aye bet...I can safely put money on Kanye...erything dude touch is nice...He got way mo range then fifty...plus he the first dude to dis George bush on national television...man if that ain't entertaining I don't kno what is...dude is hilarious...plus he make hot music his shyt is original how many rappers out there only talk about money and hoes and promotions....ummmm...jus about erybody...besides 50 had way harder punches and metaphors b4 all the money and royalties face it dude is lettin the loot blind'em now he can't make good music or different music...

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Unread post by LcBwC » August 13th, 2007, 8:12 am

well right now Kanye has more pre album sales on itunes. hes in the top 5 and 50 is like 9 or 10.

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Unread post by rustone » August 14th, 2007, 4:36 pm

KANYES ALBUM BEEN ON PRE SALE LONGER MA NIGGA

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Unread post by YO-B » August 14th, 2007, 6:14 pm

but they said that 50 pushed his album back til october bekause somebody leaked his video with robin thick out now and 50 was hopin 2 save that video for lata and 50 is mad as shit now and he might leave interskope... ohh well

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Unread post by $outhPhillypuppet » August 14th, 2007, 6:18 pm

Aug 10 2007 1:35 PM EDT
50 Cent Erupts After Song, Video With Robin Thicke Leak

50 Cent erupted at the G-Unit offices in New York Thursday night after his collaboration with Robin Thicke leaked in both song and video form, a source told MTV News.

On Thursday morning, G-Unit Records unveiled a new song from 50's September 11 LP, Curtis: a neighborhood knocker named "We on Some Sh--" that features Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. But by nightfall, mayhem apparently ensued when not only another Curtis song leaked online — "Follow My Lead," his collaboration with Robin Thicke — but its accompanying video as well.

According to the source, "Follow My Lead" wasn't supposed to be released until further down the line in Curtis' run, especially since 50 has videos for "I Get Money" and "Ayo Technology" already in rotation

Needless to say, 50 didn't take the news too kindly, causing quite a stir at the G-Unit offices, according to both the source and the web site of radio personality/journalist MissInfo. 50 reportedly erupted, ripping out a plasma TV, throwing his cell phone through a glass window and saying that he was going on vacation.

50 talked about his frustration over the way Interscope handled his Curtis project with DJ Kay Slay on New York's Hot 97 in an interview that aired late Thursday night.

"The process has been ill for me this go-around," he said. "I usually have to start a project myself, as far as Interscope. I got to lead. On the first album, 'Wanksta' just took off before 'In the Club' came about. When we got to The Massacre, I leaked 'Disco Inferno' and they caught up with 'Candy Shop.' This album, I threw 'Straight to the Bank' out there and 'Amusement Park' was the joint they were supposed to assist me with going after. But when that came, it grew at the same pace that 'Straight to the Bank' grew. And I was like, 'Yo, it don't feel like it's a difference in the support for the actual record.'

"So I go back in and create something different," he continued. "So when I came back with 'I Get Money,' I was actually upset that 'Ayo Technology' leaked. It kind of cut into 'I Get Money' a little bit. I knew for a fact the record was leaked from Interscope. Because the first two records, 'Straight to the Bank' and 'Amusement Park,' weren't playing at the station that played 'Ayo Technology' first. So that's an indication to me that they delivered it to Top 40 and crossover [radio formats] ahead of ... They sent it to [New York radio station] Z-100 before they sent it to Hot 97. I was like, 'Yo, that's not a regular leak, B.' I was like, '[My promotion strategy] is necessary because this is speaking to my base, my core audience.' "

By late Friday morning, the "Follow My Lead" clip had been removed from YouTube, but high-quality clips could be found elsewhere on the Internet. The video begins with 50 in his car, yelling into his phone in mid-argument with a girlfriend: "Maybe I do need to see a psychiatrist! I'm crazy from talkin' to your a--!"

It fades into a scene showing 50 in the office of a psychiatrist, who is played by legendary actor Dustin Hoffman. He notes that 50's girlfriend referred him, complaining that 50 never calls her by her name. Hoffman then pulls out a pocket watch and begins to swing it before 50's eyes, hypnotizing him, saying repetitively, "I'm not going to say those words any more, I'm not going to call women those names any more ... "

Fif's eyes follow the watch and he falls asleep, dreaming of a scene where he and piano-playing Thicke, both clad in classy black suits, are performing in a small, swank nightclub setting accompanied by a jazz trio.

The song is a laid-back, piano-driven tune that finds 50 expressing himself to the ladies.

"If you listen to the rumors, they say '50 f---in' crazy,' " he raps in the first verse. " '50 don't know how to treat a lady'/ They wrong ... You could be my Beyoncé/ I'll be your Jay."

"Wherever I go ..." Thicke sings on the hook before 50 finishes, "Follow my lead/ Baby, I can be all you need/ I'll hold you down, you can put your trust in me/ I think God made you for me."

After the song fades, Hoffman abruptly snaps his fingers and we're back in the psychiatrist's office. "Curtis, that's our time for today," he says.

Representatives for Interscope Records, which distributes G-Unit Records, had not responded to MTV News' requests for comment at press time. A representative for the New York Police Department said it had not been contacted about the incident.

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$outhPhillypuppet wrote:Aug 10 2007 1:35 PM EDT
50 Cent Erupts After Song, Video With Robin Thicke Leak

50 Cent erupted at the G-Unit offices in New York Thursday night after his collaboration with Robin Thicke leaked in both song and video form, a source told MTV News.

On Thursday morning, G-Unit Records unveiled a new song from 50's September 11 LP, Curtis: a neighborhood knocker named "We on Some Sh--" that features Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. But by nightfall, mayhem apparently ensued when not only another Curtis song leaked online — "Follow My Lead," his collaboration with Robin Thicke — but its accompanying video as well.

According to the source, "Follow My Lead" wasn't supposed to be released until further down the line in Curtis' run, especially since 50 has videos for "I Get Money" and "Ayo Technology" already in rotation

Needless to say, 50 didn't take the news too kindly, causing quite a stir at the G-Unit offices, according to both the source and the web site of radio personality/journalist MissInfo. 50 reportedly erupted, ripping out a plasma TV, throwing his cell phone through a glass window and saying that he was going on vacation.

50 talked about his frustration over the way Interscope handled his Curtis project with DJ Kay Slay on New York's Hot 97 in an interview that aired late Thursday night.

"The process has been ill for me this go-around," he said. "I usually have to start a project myself, as far as Interscope. I got to lead. On the first album, 'Wanksta' just took off before 'In the Club' came about. When we got to The Massacre, I leaked 'Disco Inferno' and they caught up with 'Candy Shop.' This album, I threw 'Straight to the Bank' out there and 'Amusement Park' was the joint they were supposed to assist me with going after. But when that came, it grew at the same pace that 'Straight to the Bank' grew. And I was like, 'Yo, it don't feel like it's a difference in the support for the actual record.'

"So I go back in and create something different," he continued. "So when I came back with 'I Get Money,' I was actually upset that 'Ayo Technology' leaked. It kind of cut into 'I Get Money' a little bit. I knew for a fact the record was leaked from Interscope. Because the first two records, 'Straight to the Bank' and 'Amusement Park,' weren't playing at the station that played 'Ayo Technology' first. So that's an indication to me that they delivered it to Top 40 and crossover [radio formats] ahead of ... They sent it to [New York radio station] Z-100 before they sent it to Hot 97. I was like, 'Yo, that's not a regular leak, B.' I was like, '[My promotion strategy] is necessary because this is speaking to my base, my core audience.' "

By late Friday morning, the "Follow My Lead" clip had been removed from YouTube, but high-quality clips could be found elsewhere on the Internet. The video begins with 50 in his car, yelling into his phone in mid-argument with a girlfriend: "Maybe I do need to see a psychiatrist! I'm crazy from talkin' to your a--!"

It fades into a scene showing 50 in the office of a psychiatrist, who is played by legendary actor Dustin Hoffman. He notes that 50's girlfriend referred him, complaining that 50 never calls her by her name. Hoffman then pulls out a pocket watch and begins to swing it before 50's eyes, hypnotizing him, saying repetitively, "I'm not going to say those words any more, I'm not going to call women those names any more ... "

Fif's eyes follow the watch and he falls asleep, dreaming of a scene where he and piano-playing Thicke, both clad in classy black suits, are performing in a small, swank nightclub setting accompanied by a jazz trio.

The song is a laid-back, piano-driven tune that finds 50 expressing himself to the ladies.

"If you listen to the rumors, they say '50 f---in' crazy,' " he raps in the first verse. " '50 don't know how to treat a lady'/ They wrong ... You could be my Beyoncé/ I'll be your Jay."

"Wherever I go ..." Thicke sings on the hook before 50 finishes, "Follow my lead/ Baby, I can be all you need/ I'll hold you down, you can put your trust in me/ I think God made you for me."

After the song fades, Hoffman abruptly snaps his fingers and we're back in the psychiatrist's office. "Curtis, that's our time for today," he says.

Representatives for Interscope Records, which distributes G-Unit Records, had not responded to MTV News' requests for comment at press time. A representative for the New York Police Department said it had not been contacted about the incident.
yep thats the story

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