50 Cent Teaming Up With VH1 For "50's Roots" Documentary

50 Cent Teaming Up With VH1 For "50's Roots" Documentary

Published May 27, 2010

50 Cent is bringing his family roots to the TV screen. The Queens native is in the process of filming a VH1 documentary titled "50's Roots" where he will trace his roots on camera with the help of his aunt, Gladys Simpkins.

The rapper, who just wrapped production on a new flim, "Things Fall Apart," is currently filming scenes for the documentary in Edgefield County, South Carolina. On Tuesday (May 25), Fif mingled with residents of Johnston County, but maintained a more lowkey profile while eating lunch with his aunt the next day.

He dined at the Old Edgefield Grill where front house manager, Mary Turner revealed that the G-Unit general ordered a cheeseburger with french fries and apple juice. She explained of her encounter with the megastar, "He was a real gentleman."

In related news, Fif recently lost 54 pounds for his role as a football star battling cancer in the aforementioned "Things Fall Apart."

VH1 has yet to set an air date for "50's Roots."

Written by Nile Ivey, BET.com Staff

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