Before 6ix9ine found himself in legal trouble, 50 Cent initially was mentoring him. But as the Brooklyn rapper’s career was spiraling out of control, Fif had to step back and watch it unfold.
During a Tuesday interview (Sept. 10) with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, 50 revealed that he hasn’t spoken 6ix9ine since his arrest. When Charlamagne Tha God asked him would he answer 6ix9ine’s phone call if he did, he quickly said, “No.”
“But that was your son Fif,” Charlamagne responded, in reference to 50 mentoring 6ix9ine during his short-lived rap career.
“He’s his mother’s child now,” 50 replied. “After you do shit like that, you your mama’s child now. Don’t call me.”
After the interview was posted online, attorney Isaac Wright Jr. jumped on his Instagram page to add some context to 50’s friendship with 6ix9ine. In his Instagram post, Wright claimed that the Power creator tried to hire him for 6ix9ine after the rapper was arrested for federal racketeering charges.
“The behind the scenes TRUE STORY that did not come out on the @breakfastclubam interview is that @50cent tried to help 69,” he wrote. “50 called me and asked me to represent 69. I went to check him at MDC in Brooklyn. When I got there, they gave me an excuse that he was in Court then immediately transferred him to Queens detention. When I went to Queens, 69 refused to see me. That’s when it was clear he was cooperating. Sad part is, he didn’t have to do that. I would have got him off without him having to sell his soul…”
In another interview, 50 Cent, who has been performing at various club events during the summer, said he believes that fans will embrace 6ix9ine once again if the rapper makes the “right record.”
“If he made the record, I believe the audience will play it,” 50 said, adding that today’s fans have little reverence for the rules of the streets. “They don’t care.”
You can read Isaac Wright Jr.’s Instagram post about 50 Cent helping 6ix9ine below.
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