50 Cent Reveals Whether He Thinks Hip-Hop Is More Violent Now #50Cent

hotnewhiphop November 09, 2022 50 Cent 16
50 Cent Reveals Whether He Thinks Hip-Hop Is More Violent Now #50Cent

50 Cent doesn't believe hip-hop is any more dangerous now than in the past but he says social media plays a role in rappers deaths these days.

Hip Hop Homicides. The show, hosted by Van Lathan, explores the unsolved murder cases of Soulja Slim, XXXTENTACION, King Von, and more. The show is a timely effort that speaks directly to the current climate of the culture. Its a particularly important show as many have noticed the spike in deaths among rappers in recent times. The debut episode finds Van Lathan exploring the case surrounding Pop Smoke s murder. The fatal shooting of the Brooklyn drill rapper occurred in Los Angeles, shortly after the release of Meet The Woo Vol. 2. Though he wasnt the first rapper to die from gun violence, his death sparked dialogue surrounding the safety of rappers. NEW YORK, NY JUNE 28: Curtis 50 Cent Jackson attends the POWER Season 5 Premiere at Radio City Music Hall on June 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) During the episode, 50 Cent chops it up with Van Lathan where he discusses his relationship with Pop Smoke and more. However, Fif also reflects on the state of the culture and whether hip-hop is more violent now than its ever been. I think its the same energy but were in a different period so it looks different, he said. Its gonna happen where everyone can take a look on camera. Theres no doubt that social media has put a magnifying glass over street cultures overlap with hip-hop. 50 Cent used the death of Nipsey Hussle as an example. Because of social media, everyones involved now, he continued. 50 Cent said that the biggest shift is accessibility. Because those kids in middle America are clicking the fucking button to look and are fascinated with the killings because theyre living on a side so wild compared to the conservative lifestyle theyre having. 50 Cent and Mona Scott-Young are the executive producers of Hip-Hop Homicides. P. Frank Williams, who worked on Who Killed Tupac? among other investigative series, serves as the shows director. The series will also dive into the deaths of MO3, Magnolia Shorty, Chinx, and more. Check out 50 Cents comments below. Do you agree with his assessment surrounding the state of the culture? Let us know in the comment section. 50 Cent shares his thoughts on whether Hip Hop is getting more violenthttps://t.co/FoC4kyecyo

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