A Bizarre Breaking News Report Claimed '50-Cent' Was Shot And Killed In Trinidad

OTTAWA, ON - JULY 08:  Rapper 50 Cent performs on Day 3 of the RBC Bluesfest  on July 8, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada.  (Photo by Mark Horton/Getty Images)

A Bizarre Breaking News Report Claimed '50-Cent' Was Shot And Killed In Trinidad

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Published September 24, 2018

Practically nothing is off-limits for the hip-hop bully 50 Cent’s social media kicks and giggles, including explosive rap wars, industry fashion, industry foes and even his own fatality, or what fans feared was the case after a peculiar Loop news article.

  1. As reported by the publication, a man by the name of ’50-Cent’ was fatally shot in Morvant…

    (A Trinidad and Tobago community), while two others were injured during the apparent shoot-out. The 37-year-old man was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries thereafter, the news report states.


  2. We know what you’re thinking—this can’t be ‘the’ Curtis James Jackson III

    And you would be right, since Loop confirmed the victim’s name as Randy Woods, who went by the same name as the Queens-bred hip-hop, television and business mogul. In typical Fif fashion, he figured out a way to make light of the mix-up for those who didn’t catch on to the case of mistaken identity, though.

  3. “Damn I guess Im not gonna be at my show tomorrow because Im dead,” he captioned a photo of Loop’s headline regarding the fatal shooting on Instagram. “Get the strap. (More Fake News).”

    Though we’re all taking a deep sigh of relief after clearing that one up, BET still sends its condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Mr. Randy Woods.

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Mark Horton/Getty Images)


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