Update: 50 Cent Nixes Free Queens Concert

One day after news broke that 50 Cent was planning a free, secret concert in Queens, New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, said the rap superstar would not be performing.

As previoulsy reported, Fif caused an uproar in his old Jamaica, Queens neighborhood yesterday, as residents and police officers were both in fear of potential violence and gunplay at the show. But now the New York Post has confirmed that the G-Unit general will not be hitting the stage.

“Our understanding after talking with 50 Cents [sic] is he has no plans to perform whatsoever,” Bloomberg told the Post. “He might go, but he’s not going to perform.”

The show was scheduled for August 30 at 5:30 p.m. at public elementary school P.S. 40. It was supposed to be a part of the neighborhood’s Family Day celebration. –Max G

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  • YourMom

    nobody cares

  • Silly Willy

    Damn, homie you made it !!!!! The mayor for spokesman ????

  • Grimey G

    His name is 50 cent not “50 cents” its not plural, theres not two of him. Shouldn’t one of Bloombergs handlers have clarified that for him before he came off like a goofy white guy?

    • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands

      That was the reason that “50 cents” had a [sic] behind it.

  • HU

    That’s not showing he made it. It shows how scared people were that violence was going to break out at the concert, which it certainly would have. The city had to stop the performance from happening and it’s Bloomberg’s job to do it. 10,000 hoodrats packed into a hot park for a free concert performed by the king of violence and ignorance is like playing with matches in a fireworks hut.

    • Silly Willy

      I’m with you (nullus) about the role of the mayor, I’m just having a laugh at the irony that it could have been. (from Rap vs Giuliani to Bloomberg handling 50 Cent’s announcements)

    • http://doitbigmotorpsors.com SIP

      LMAO @ THE STATEMENT WHERE U SAY : 10,000 hoodrats packed into a hot park for a free concert performed by the king of violence and ignorance is like playing with matches in a fireworks hut…NIGGA THAT SHIT GOT ME LAUGHIN HARD AS HELL..LOL….Good 1 Willy..ur comment is funny as hell bruh

  • Silly Willy

    You really think his handlers would give a rat’s ass about that ?

    “He knows Michael…….Bloomberg…..the real Bloomberg…..”

  • Moving Sideways

    Because nothing says “Family Day celebration” like 50 Cent’s family-friendly catalog of hits including ‘P.I.M.P.’ and ‘I’ll Still Kill’.

  • macman

    I’m a big 50 fan but damn….I get the idea that it would be risky or whatever i guess…..old 50 would of never entertained the idea of not doing the show….wuzn’t nothin goin to happen to him…bulletproof vest, security, some shooters….good!!!!!

  • BeerGangsta

    Keep your money in your pocket. The Bitch can’t Rap. This Concert for haters! So Tony Grand this fit your Mustard eating azz well! Laugh]}

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      “Keep your money in your pocket.”

      It was a free concert. Lay off the Icehouse for a minute.

      • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands


        Disturbing to know that I’m on your mind on a thread I wasn’t even on yet. Extremely homosex of you, QueerWanksta.

        Mustard eating? Dude, what the fuck does that even mean? Let me guess..you think vaseline is a condiment, as well as your lubrication of choice.

        Word to $yk, that beer has you failing, constantly.

        • $ykotic/Don McCaine

          heartlandG says:

          @ Beergangsta aint you tired of being ethered by Tony Grand!? >Cuz< eat you up errytime you speak on em…take tha L pimp



        • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands


          Not that you should even be typing my name, or that I believe you’re even smart enough to comprehend, but the name is..

          Tony Grands

          Notice the ‘s’, Even in English (as a) Second Language they teach that letter. @ one time, it was a dollar sign, but I stopped using it.

          One more time, because I know your people need repetition sometimes, tight helmets & all, it’s “Tony Grands”.

          Now, if you start using punctuation correctly, & realize that “want” & won’t” are two different words, you’ll be ready for sixth grade.

  • General

    Perfect picture of 50 for this story…

    He looks so sad…

    50 loves the kids

  • $ykotic/Don McCaine

    So you won’t let the kids have their day.

    Will you still let them be bused to Jersey to Six Flags? Because then NY won’t be responsible?

    Smell the politics people?

    At least Fif donated a mil +(Will he get it back?) and tried to look out.

  • heartlandG

    @ Beergangsta aint you tired of being ethered by Tony Grand!? >Cuz< eat you up errytime you speak on em…take tha L pimp


  • macdatruest

    So Rick Ross can go to Queens but Fiddy can’t??? I guess Fiddy aint got shooter on his (Jimmy Iovine’s) payroll like all the Fiddy dickriders say he do. I mean, you would think at least you can go back home, or got niggas in yo home city to ride for you. This nigga had to straight shut shit down. Damn homie…I know in situations like this, he wish he had a real street nigga who would kill for him like Buck, instead of the “liability unit” yayo & banks. Or I dont know he shoulda leased Spider Loc again

    • General

      What up mac?

      Man you know Spider Loc ain’t figured out which bus transfers he needs to make to get from South Central to Queens


      rick ross was str8, CUZ HE IS THE POLICE! a real street nigga would draw a totally different crowd than that CO!

      and to say that a nigga worth 100+ million can’t get shooters is some of the most retarded shit that i’ve ever read! why do people type such dumb statements.

  • Nate

    50 goes home all the time.

    He just doesn’t announce it to the bitches who sit in their mother’s basement talking shit about him. He drives by in the nice ride you see wondering who is inside…

  • Escobar9300

    This is probably for the best. Like it or not, I think we all know some moron would have to go hardbody and end up pulling out a gun at some point during the concert leaving another innocent person dead in the street because they wanted to go see a concert. Ignorance would have ruined the whole thing anyways.

  • shat

    the rukus would not even involve 50 but the many gang niggas that will attend.that shit would pop off in the crowd.aint nobody touching fif in nyc believe that!!!!
    how long fif been talking shit, his office is on 34th street we all know that.cmon B
    this is more for the public safety not fif’s, the nigga got crazy niggas in 40 projects, baisley, i know what it is

  • http://xxl gside

    Did motherfucker even read the article it said he won’t be preforming but will show up the concert still on .


    bloomberg gave him some stacks to sit it out.

  • Moi

    co-sign on family friendly fare like PIMP, kill you, i’ll still kill, g’d up, ski mask way, back down. the only way to make this more family friendly is to actually have 50 Cent kill some bitch ass wanksta on stage. MURDER IS THE SHIT! anyhow, i can’t believe they won’t let him perform, this is so racist.

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  • bylaw99

    Wow all this and they say ya boy aint even relevant. Damn how i wont to be irrelevant!