G-Unit

Aug
25
G-Unit Returns with Surprise EP ‘The Beauty of Independence’

The Beauty of Independence

The Unit is back. Without prior warning, the hip-hop supergroup pulled a Beyoncé and dropped its six-track digital EP The Beauty of Independence on Sunday at midnight.

Their first project since 2008′s T.O.S (Terminate on Site) includes production from Havoc, Ryan “Ryu” Alexy, Lord Quest, and 45 Music.

The EP comes after the group reunited on stage at Hot 97 Summer Jam in June. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, and New Orleans newcomer Kidd Kidd have been dropping remixes and original songs in the meantime.

The music brought them back together after six years. “It’s clear that the passion for what we do is there because you don’t see the same numbers anymore,” 50 told Billboard. “But it’s even more important that you mean something. For me, when I fell in love with [music], authenticity was everything.”

Stream the entire EP below.

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Aug
21
Video: G-Unit – ‘Come Up’

50 Cent

Started from the bottom, not they’re here. G-Unit lives the good life in the video for its Gap Band-sampled hustlers’ anthem “Come Up.”

50 Cent opens the doors to his multi-million-dollar Connecticut mansion and parties with Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, Kidd Kidd, and lots of scantily-clad ladies. From the pool to the dining room, they get it in and Buck even gets his two-step on.

After being challenged by Ludacris and Bow Wow, 50 has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge, along with Buck, Banks, and Yayo.

Watch the Unit “Come Up” and get drenched.

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Aug
18
New Music: G-Unit – ‘Ahhh Shit’

Ahh Shit

In the wake of the Michael Brown shooting, artists such as J. Cole and Elle Varner are using their voices to take a stand.

Now G-Unit’s 50 Cent, Young Buck, and Kidd Kidd stage their own protest with a song entitled “Ahhh Shit.” The hip-hop supergroup gives the middle finger to the police on the 808 Mafia-produced track, which features sound bites from Ferguson.

“Now why the f**k did you call them cops? / Throw your hands up, you still gettin’ shot / Here they come now, they out on patrol / They done killed a few, they finna kill some more,” raps 50.

Hear the Unit get its N.W.A. on.

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Jul
28
New Music: G-Unit – ‘Come Up’

Come Up

It’s the Unit. The New York crew drops the top and rides out for the summer on its latest original song “Come Up.” Over a sample of The Gap Band’s ’80s hit “Outstanding,” 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, and Kidd Kidd boast about getting paid and looking good while doing it.

“Grindin’, diamonds shinin’, top reclinin’ / We do it again / Watch a ni**a come up,” raps 50.

Hear them chase the paper on their hustlers’ anthem.

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Jul
5
New Music: G-Unit – ‘Loyal (Remix)’

Loyal (Remix)

These hoes ain’t loyal. Hot on the heels of their remix to YG’s “Who Do You Love?,” G-Unit flips Chris Brown’s top 10 hit “Loyal.” 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, and Kidd Kidd kick game to the ladies on the Nic Nac-produced beat.

The song has already spawned remixes from Keyshia Cole, The Lox, Plies, Mila J, K. Michelle, and newcomers XO!

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Jul
4
New Music: G-Unit – ‘Who Do You Love? (Remix)’

G-Unit

G-Unit sets off fireworks this 4th of July with their remix to YG and Drake’s “Who Do You Love?” Hot on the heels of their “Move That Dope (Remix),” 50 Cent addresses his beef with Slowbucks on his explosive opening verse.

“Goddammit I don’t see how a ni**a fix his mouth to say he done made me / I got beef with a ton of ni**as, not one of them ni**as ever try to run up on me,” he spits.

Banks boasts about his 13 years in the game, while Buck shouts out Boosie on the DJ Mustard-produced beat.

Head out west with the New York crew.

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Jul
1
New Music: G-Unit – ‘Move That Dope (Remix)’

Move That Dope (Remix)

Since announcing their reunion last month, G-Unit has been on a roll, remixing songs from Drake, Hit-Boy, and Trey Songz.

As they gear up for the November release of a new album, the New York supergroup continues the onslaught of new music by flipping Future’s “Move That Dope.” 50 Cent, Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, and Kidd Kidd each pull their own weight on the Mike WiLL production.

Push it real good.

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