12 Interesting Things We Learned From 50 Cent’s ‘New York Daily News’ Takeover
Rapper, actor, and entrepreneur 50 Cent added another title to an already impressive masthead when he joined the New York Daily News as the editor of the paper’s “Confidenti@l” column for the day. Along with picking what stories would be written, what photos would be chosen and attending a news meeting, Fif dedicated some time to do a Q+A with fans on the Daily News‘ site.
If you were not a rapper what could you imagine yourself doing with your life?
A lot of influential hip hop artist have come out of Queens (A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Run DMC, Beatnuts, and Onyx to name a few) so I have a two part question for you. Who were some of your some big influences from Queens that you looked up to and which ones would you like to collab with?
You are my favorite rapper! What type of album will Street King Immortal be?
You’ve worked opposite some pretty big movie stars–guys like Pacino, DeNiro, Willis–so who’s been the coolest?
Will you ever do a song with Eminem again?
What is your favorite city to perform at in America?
Where does your relationship with Chelsea Handler currently stand? If you could describe her in one word, what would it be?
My question is how did you overcome your fears? What are some principles, values, you follow or hold on to in your life?
When I worked in Japan about a decade ago, you were quite popular, even among some middle school girls! Have any interesting stories about fans you’ve met or you’ve heard from internationally?
When is Power season 2 coming on?
Who is winning the Super Bowl?
What’s the most difficult aspect of being an entrepreneur?
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) January 13, 2015