50 Cent has scored a new variety show with A&E. The rapper will produce and host the show that is expected to feature sketches, stand-up, reality experiments, music, magic, dance and celebrity guest appearances.
In need of money, the rapper whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III is set to host and produce a new show for A&E. More after the cut…
“I grew up watching variety shows and am excited to put my own spin on the format,” the hip-hop star said in a statement. “I hope everyone is ready to bring their talent forward. I want to show the world the best of the best.” “50 Cent is the perfect partner to refresh this classic format. He is a true tastemaker across industries and we are excited to see his impressive showcase of talent,” added Elaine Frontain Bryant, A&E’s head of programming.
The news comes on heels of his bankruptcy filing. He lost in a multi-million lawsuit over a failed headphone deal and in another legal dispute with a woman who sued him for sharing her sex tape online without her permission.
The rapper Almost got in troubles for flashing big piles of cash in a series of Instagram pictures. He later explained to court that the bank notes were just prop money used as a ruse to maintain his brand.