During a recent interview with Connecticut’s HOT 93.7, 50 Cent spoke specifically on his attempts to help young Chicago rapper Chief Keef and the reason why.
50 Cent has had a long history in the music industry, both good and bad. So when young emcee Chief Keef hit the scene, 50 Cent expressed his excitement to advice and guide the rapper to make the best decisions for his career. Unfortunately, Keef didn’t heed 50’s words.
“I actually was attracted to the Chief Keef thing. Cause I was like, ‘I can help him. I know what to do. Just do this.’ He didn’t listen…He’s a man…So, when I talk to him, [he] don’t have to take it. I’m not his father. That’s his business. It’s certain things that I look at and go ‘If you play your hand this way, you can be good. If you go them other ways, you gon’ have a hard time.’ And them bumps in the road they’re there for you. It’s not like you exempt.”
“Chief Keef’s project is the 50 Cent project,” he revealed. “It’s the same project. In the beginning, he’s completely influenced by the environment. That’s the nightmare. He’s gonna go through what actually happened. And he’s gonna get bumped around. If you catch on and you start to actually say, ‘What’s the [roof] of the situation? I want to be at the highest point I can actually take it in this actual situation.’ And you stop being conscious of your actions and things that’s going on around you then you can actually evolve into something significant.”
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