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50 Cent: “I Lost ‘Cause I’m Black”
Several months ago 50 Cent and Sleek Audio were engaged in a lawsuit where 50 claimed Sleek owed him over $261,000, according to TMZ. The case went into arbitration, and the judge sided with Sleek. Now the artist 50 Cent wants his recent ruling overturned, because he feels his judge was racist.
50 feels that the judge didn’t side with him because he is black. He commented that the judge discriminated against him because he associates with “controversial African-American figures and because he is a high profile rap artist.” 50 commented that the bias against him was so deep that the judge “didn’t allow him to cross examine witnesses” and “refused to look at evidence pertaining to the case.” The star is making bold claims and taking this situation to the next level in federal court. He is asking for another hearing where he will prove that the judge who sided with Sleek Audio was “out to get him.”
Sleek Audio commented that the “50 Cent’s allegations of racism are a desperate attempt to avoid the arbitration decision and get it brought before an actual court.”
New Yorker Curtis James Jackson III better known by his stage name 50 Cent is an American rapper, entrepreneur, investor, and actor. He rose to fame with the release of his rap/hip-hop albums released in 2003. Since then he has been ranked 6th best artist, the most successful artist of the 200s, and the number one rap artist.