Rappers 50 Cent and Kanye West have long been musical rivals, but now the competition might have turned more personal, with the In Da Club hitmaker apparently slamming Kanye West’s girlfriend, Kim Kardashian.
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’, 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, gave an interview to XXL magazine in which he says of Kanye’s girlfriend that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”
And, while the rapper had a whole lot of interesting things to talk about, like his new movie ‘Freelancers’ opposite the legendary Robert De Niro, and the newly-formed ‘The Money Team’ promotions with best buddy and heavyweight champ Floyd Mayweather, the conversation somehow turned to Kanye West and his relationship with reality star Kim Kardashian.
The incident came after 50 Cent was asked about Kayne’s new song “Perfect Bitch,” apparently about Kim. “I mean … if that man feel like she’s perfect, then she’s perfect. He could mean it and you’ll end up singing the words to it because he’s Kanye.”
37-year-old Fiddy continued: “You know how it is? One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” He went on to say that he didn’t know if there was such a thing as a perfect woman. He said: “I’m not sure. The smartest guys I know have lost, being a bad judge of character in that area.”
50 Cent recently released his fifth studio album named “5 (Murder by Numbers).” Due to tension with Interscope Records, 50 Cent instead decided to make “5 (Murder by Numbers)” a separate, free and digital-release-only album, and instead release a new collection of material as his fifth studio album, titled Street King Immortal.
“My official Interscope album is called Street King Immortal due out in Nov,” he wrote in Twitter. According to MTV, 50 claimed he was receiving little marketing or support from Interscope Records. He recently said “Street King Immortal” will be the last album with the label.
“I said I was gonna put a record out that was completely up to album standard, and I’m gonna do that,” he told Philadelphia’s Hot 107.9 in June. “It’s been three years.” His previous album, “Before I Self Destruct,” was released in 2009.
In turn, Kanye West’s new album is set to drop on September 4. So far there have been no reports from Kanye West or Kim Kardashian’s camps responding to 50 Cent’s dis on Kim, but fans believe it is only a matter of time before Kanye has his say on this matter.
Meanwhile, hip-hop mogul 50 Cent has tipped reality TV star DJ Pauly D for the top of the charts, insisting his forthcoming album is full of hits similar to those recorded by dance music sensation David Guetta, according to The Toronto Sun.
The Queens-born rapper signed Pauly D, real name Paul DelVecchio, to his G-Note Records last year and the Jersey Shore regular is currently working on his debut project – the first of three on the label.
Pauly D has already hit the studio with rapper Big Sean, and 50 Cent insists fans will love the DJ’s sound, because it’s got the same vibe as French star Guetta’s and rap collaborator DJ Khaled’s.
He tells Eonline.com, “Pauly is putting his album together now and it’s going to be great. The only thing I can do to create a comparison or to compare his music to is David Guetta or… DJ Khaled. It’s that type of (sound). It’s coming together good (sic).”