XXL Quick Hitters: 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West

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50 CENT: Looks On As Best Friend Floyd Mayweather Is Sentenced

50′s best friend, boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, turned himself in at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas today (June 1) to begin serving his 90-day sentence on charges of misdemeanor domestic violence involving the mother of his children. ‘Fif was in attendance to support his friend. [ESPN]

Elementary School Chorus Covers Nicki Minaj
The talented kids from the PS22 chorus in Staten Island cover Nicki’s track “Marilyn Monroe” with a unique rendition. [PS 22]
No, Not This Kanye West…That Kanye West
A Chicago woman legally named “Kanye West” was able to avoid jail after hurling an amplifier through an Office Depot window last September. She’ll have to complete 100 hours of community service in Chicago. [PreFixMag]