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50 Cent says Trump offered him $500k to appear during campaign

While on a press tour promoting his new BET show 50 Central, 50 Cent spoke on president Trump reaching out to him during last year’s presidential campaign.

While on Hot 97’s ‘Ebro in the Morning,’ 50 claimed that Trump offered him half a mil to appear alongside Trumpito on the campaign trail. 50 said,

“Before he got elected, they were having issues with the African American vote. They wanted to pay me $500,000 as part of the campaign just to make an appearance. I was like, ‘Nah, that’s not good money.’ That’s not worth it!”

Definitely not worth it. The Hot 97 crew went on to roast Kanye West and Steve Harvey for appearing alongside Trump at his own house, essentially punking themselves and letting Trump use them to boost his own image. But 50 doesn’t allow himself to be punked.

50 spoke on Trump earlier this week while on The View (yes 50 Cent was on The View, it’s a beautiful new world) saying, “We gotta get rid of him,” to a round of applause from the studio audience.

Shouts out to 50 for not letting himself be used by the overly-tanned loser in the White House.

As for 50’s new show 50 Central, it’s a mix of sketch comedy, stand-up, musical performances, and hidden camera pranks. 50 Cent told XXL about the vision behind the show,

“The platform itself is supposed to be the place where aspiring talent—whether it’s an aspiring artist or artist that has a hit record—it belongs on 50 Central. It’s diverse. It’s a little edgy. Like, when you went to go see a stand-up comedian, the language that he would use to make you feel like you’re actually with the person being in the neighborhood you come from.”

50 Central premiered last night to raucous reviews.

Keep hustling, Fif!