G-Unit’s Kidd Kidd sits down for an exclusive interview and listening session on FUSE with Esteban for the latest episode of “The Mixdown.” Kidd Kidd explained that his project goes beyond just music and embodies a certain street lifestyle. The New Orleans bred rapper also opened up and shared his thoughts on the common misconception from outsiders that life gets easier after landing a record deal. Kidd Kidd spoke on getting a surprise verse from 50 Cent for his mixtape and got into details on why he’s prepared for his death.
ThisIs50 takes you behind the scenes on a recent G-Unit trip to Turkey for the Velvet Villains Festival. Akon and Ne-Yo also showed up to hit the stage alongside 50 cent, Precious Paris, Tony Yayo and Kidd Kidd at the overseas event. See what it’s like for Fif and company as they take shots of Patron on a private jet, interact with fans and live the lavish life all the way on the other side of the world.
ThisIs50 was on hand for Howard University’s recent homecoming festivities which included Yard Fest 2013 and today delivered their official recap of the event. Check out how it all went down as students were treated to performances from the likes of 2 Chainz, Young Dro, Big Sean and many more. The visual also includes some individual commentary about the special concert from Kidd KIdd, Big Sean, Po Johnson, 2 Chainz, Young Dro, Kevin McCall, and Marlon Wayans.
Jack Thriller links up with 50 cent and Kidd Kidd to discuss the current status of battle rapping. The New York rapper touches on his love for the art and explains how rap battles have become financially rewarding nowadays to participate in than in year’s past. Fif also clarifies he’s a fan of battle rapper Big T and explains why he’s currently his favorite. The G-Unit general addresses the lack of authenticity in Hip Hop.
50 Cent sits down with HOT 97’s Funk Fex and gives his initial reaction to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse which has been the topic of conversation in the music industry since it surfaced. Always one for a scathing diss record, 50 Cent co-signs the Compton rapper’s desire for competition and says it’s necessary and a part of Hip Hop. Fif also discusses Kidd Kidd’s upcoming project and speaks on the current status of G-Unit.
Fif comes through and delivers the final version of his hit single “We Up”. If you’ll remember the previous version had rapper Kidd Kidd on a verse but it looks like he didn’t quite make the cut as the song took off in popularity. Take a listen to the stream above. This is my shit.