Rapper 50 Cent would have been $1 million richer… if it wasn’t for his pal, Eminem.
The “In Da Membership” hitmaker revealed that the duo was supplied an eye-watering complete of $9 million to carry out on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Showing on Actual 92.3’s Huge Boy’s Neighborhood present, Jackson revealed the pair had been approached after their profitable efficiency on the 2022 Tremendous Bowl.
They had been joined by Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, and Anderson .Paak for an evening of nostalgia-fueled hits.
50 Cent, whose actual title is Curtis Jackson, mentioned the “Lose Your self” rapper would have acquired the majority of the money at $8 million, and he would’ve pocketed $1 million, if they’d agreed to Qatar’s beneficiant provide.
Eminem’s efficiency on the Tremendous Bowl sparked curiosity for a World Cup present.Getty Pictures for iHeartMedia
However after talking with Eminem’s representatives, Jackson mentioned, “They’re like, ‘He’s not gonna do it.’ For those who would do a one-off present, perhaps you’d do the largest stay sporting occasion on this planet.”
After they handed up on the chance, Jung Kook of BTS, Black Eyed Peas, and J Balvin in the end signed on the dotted line as an alternative.
50 Cent raps through the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl LVI Halftime Present on Feb. 13, 2022.
Eminem kneels through the Tremendous Bowl LVI halftime present on Feb. 13, 2022.
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Snoop Dogg performs through the Tremendous Bowl LVI halftime present on Feb. 13, 2022.
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Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent and Snoop Dogg collect on the Tremendous Bowl LVI halftime present on Feb. 13, 2022.
Whereas it’s unclear why “The Actual Slim Shady” rapper refused the enterprise, a myriad of controversies had plagued Qatar’s internet hosting of the occasion.
The center east nation has discovered itself on the heart of protests over its discrimination in opposition to ladies and the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.
Jung Kook carried out on the World Cup’s opening ceremony in November.AFP through Getty Pictures
It comes as Jackson and Eminem, whose actual title is Marshall Mathers, revealed Friday that they’re within the technique of creating an “8-mile” tv present.
“We’re in movement,” the “Many Males” rapper mentioned. “It’s gonna be massive … You realize I ain’t bought no duds.”
“8 Mile” tells the story of an up-and-coming rapper — performed by Eminem — in Detroit as he makes an attempt to jump-start his profession. Since its launch, the soundtrack has dominated the billboard charts.