50 Cent Says He Doesn’t Have Beef with Rick Ross

50 Cent is growing up.

After long-time nemesis Rick Ross suffered two seizures a couple of weeks ago, 50 tweeted that the oversized rapper needed to “take care of his self” and that he doesn’t “wish death on him.” Now, Fif tells MTV News that the beef between the two is non-existent, as far as he’s concerned, and that he rather refer to it as battling, if anything.

“This is why they changed the terminology from ‘battling’ to ‘beefing,’” 50 explained. “It was always that battling was a part of the culture; they didn’t do that until Tupac and Biggie Smalls’ situation. That’s when it became taboo to actually mention an artist’s name.”

As to how the feud even kicked off, 50 Cent pegs that to Rozay wanting to build his profile up at the time. “He says it started because I looked at him the wrong way,” Fif says. “That just means he wanted to compete, he wanted to move up, he wanted to create an awareness for himself, and he did it.”—Gina Montana

  • francis nasim

    diddy i am going to make this next 42 super slow-i promise i up -im reading the ny post-im in philly-theres only one year left before halftime(the great depression)and i may allow fifty cent to enjoy the hot dog.he is my brother-remember super slow miagi-im writin my menu for january in a lil bit-im thinkin orange slices n….oh say hello to suge knight wit his bad back havin self-hes a plague-he can get used to layin on that bad back too-suge,call somebody

  • DJ Knowit All

    YOU CANT BEEF WITH OFFICER WILLIAM WITHOUT LOOKING STUPID

  • carolcity

    William Leonard Roberts II born January 28 1976 better known by his stage name Rick Ross is a manufactured gangsta rapper
    He graduated high school went to college and spent a year at the historically black college Albany State University in Albany Georgia studying criminal justice
    Then trained and passed as a CO William worked as a CO for 18 months
    Had a clean record untill January 2008
    Ross agreed to perform a wide range of correctional officer duties including shoot an inmate attempting to escape
    These online hackers putting a picture of my face when I was a teenager in high school on other peoples body I’m in the entertainment business
    I grew up in Carol City I went to the same Miami Carol City Senior High School as Rick Ross and Flo-Rida
    The perception which Ross has put forth is that Carol City is the hood full of projects liquor stores gangs Carol City has one little section of low income housing the Matchbox Projects But I say Carol City is not the hood

  • My Effin’ Opinion

    @ CarolCity … who gives a shit? Plz don’t tell me that you think all of the other rappers aren’t “manufactured” as well? Today’s rap is entertainment. No different than movies. Will Smith doesn’t really go around buckin’ cats. You don’t need to take everything in the song literal. They are stories. In fact, it’s actually commendable that Ross doesn’t do all of those things…

    you posted his resume like going to college ‘n shit is negative. The fact that the song lyrics are BS and he’s a smart guy is better than the vice versa, him rapping about going to college & being positive and being a drug trafficker behind closed doors

    • $yk

      “Plz don’t tell me that you think all of the other rappers aren’t “manufactured” as well?”

      ^ prove all of them are…one doesn’t need to explain to me either…but I want to show how words can be powerful weapons…

      “You don’t need to take everything in the song literal.”

      ^ so if it has a message I shouldn’t pay attention because it’s just entertainment, and no different than the movies?

      “In fact, it’s actually commendable that Ross doesn’t do all of those things…”

      ^ so why is it OK for him to sell the nonsense? Because Ross is the 1st one to say he makes “inspirational” music…what are his lyrics saying for inspiration? Get a pack, hit the streets, ice yourself out and get the finest of material items available while enjoying lobster bisque, not go to school, get a job and learn how to do business creatively. More commendable now?

      A better example than Will Smith…MOP…I know they exaggerate…but that Brownsville life, they lived that…there are plenty of gems they rap about when it comes to their lives and dealing with deaths and struggles…

      remember when you say “don’t take it literal, it’s entertainment”, there’s a kid who read that, and will not take Public Enemy seriously, or Dead Prez, or any other artist out there putting out uplifting music. That mantra works both ways. I’m even convinced this sentiment was put out there by a marketing team to get people to listen to their weak artist. Not ALL rappers rap about the BS.

      • Jack Tripper

        Not ALL rappers rap about the BS.
        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

        Word.

  • po

    heVy d jus died !