50 Cent is venturing into the world of comedy. Thisis50.com has launched a comedy tour in partnership with Jam House Live. Broadcasting live on the last Thursday of each month on Fif’s Web site and jamhouselive.com, the show will premiere this Thursday, April 28.
Similar to Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, each half-hour episode with feature a slew of comedians, including thisis50.com staple, Young Jack Thriller. According to MTV, it will cost $2.99 to watch each online show, while proceeds from the sales will go to aid Japan in the wake of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown earlier this year.
“This tour represents a new era in comedy,” 50 said in a statement. “I’ve put together the funniest, most ignorant comedians you ever seen and we will travel the earth bringing laughter, joy, love and pain, sunshine and rain, so brace yourselves because we are coming to a city near you.”
Stay tuned as further details emerge. —Nicole LoPresti