Articles tagged 50 cent

12 Jul 2011 // 1:45 AM

Bought on the Fourth of July

With The Homeland Directive writer Robert Venditti offers a deep and meditative work on the nature of personhood in an era of mass marketing. Easily the equal of the illustrious works of John Reed or Jonathan Franzen, The Homeland Directive elevates both the political thriller genre and the comics medium.

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‘Caught in the Crossfire’ Gets Caught-up in Every Cop-Movie Cliché There Is

Well, I'm glad to see that Chris Klein still gets work...

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‘Twelve’: Joel Schumacher’s Gossip Girl on Drugs (trailer)

The latest from Schumacher fell pretty flat when it premiered this year at Sundance, but this sleek trailer still makes the drug-filled life of Upper East Side socialites worth watching.

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50 Cent: Before I Self Destruct

One might think that the worst outcome for an artist like 50 Cent would be to alienate enough people to render himself completely alone in the music industry.

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18 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Eminem: Relapse

Some people grow up, and others just get older. Em may be closing in on 40, but his rhymes are more immature than ever. It's getting sad -- Flava Flav sad.

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New releases for the week of 2009-02-22...

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50 Cent: The Money and the Power

Alternately disconcerting and trainwreck-fascinating, 50 Cent's entry into reality programming is a mix of The Apprentice and ego trip's The (White) Rapper Show.

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‘Street lit’: Rapper 50 Cent lends his name to raw gangsta fiction

A gritty urban landscape peopled with gangstas, prostitutes and ex-cons has been fodder for much of rapper 50 Cent’s music career, from his record-breaking debut

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NEW YORK—Fitty better get his fishing rod ready. Sales figures reveal that Kanye West will indeed trounce first week numbers for 50’s latest CD,

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13 Sep 2007 // 2:56 AM

The music business awaits the outcome of ‘Super Tuesday’

After millions of dollars spent campaigning, months of intense preparation and last-minute publicity blitzes, the debate over who will be victorious on so-called “Super Tuesday”

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10 Sep 2007 // 9:42 PM

50 Cent: Curtis

Aside from a few tracks, there isn't much to love on 50 Cent's latest outing, but there's still plenty to like here. So, go ahead, make him a little bit richer.

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10 Sep 2007 // 5:59 AM

Showdown between 50 Cent and Kanye West is no contest

Two of the biggest-selling artists of the last four years go head-to-head Tuesday in the record stores with new albums: Kanye West’s “Graduation” (Good/

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10 Sep 2007 // 5:13 AM

50 Cent talks about all the names on his new CD

NEW YORK—The most menacing man in hip hop has the eyes of a lamb. In striking contrast to his linebacker’s frame and sinister

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10 Aug 2007 // 1:09 AM

Music biz is just looking for a summer hit

This summer was supposed to be a “three-peat” for Kelly Clarkson and 50 Cent. Much the way “Spider-Man 3,” “Shrek the Third” and “Pirates of the Caribbean:

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11 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Timbaland: Shock Value

The man who calls himself Thomas Crown steps into the spotlight for an above-average pop album that could have been so much more.

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	50 Cent: The Massace: Special Edition [CD/DVD]

Fiddy's no Brando, he probably isn't even a Tupac, but he can do a good imitation of someone writing a rhyme on the decks of a production studio or looking out the window of a tour van.

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3 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	50 Cent: The Massacre

50 Cent's stories of the streets have the feel of first-person reportage from urban war zone.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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