“Put your hands up, you still getting shot,” 50 Cent raps on G-Unit’s new song, “Ahhh Shit.”
The crew’s new song, released late Monday, Aug. 25, features Young Buck, 50 and Kidd Kidd rapping, candidly, about racism and police brutality.
After flashing a Rated R warning, the video opens with footage of Eric Garner, a Staten Island black man who died of a heart attack while being put in a chokehold by the NYPD.
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The video continues to show footage of police beatings and injustice including Garner and Michael Brown, an 18-year old unarmed black man who was shot by Ferguson, Miss. police.
“Ahh Shit” is featured on the G-Unit’s six-song album, The Beauty of Independence, which dropped early Monday, Aug. 25, without any notice.
Starz‘s new original series Power has been thrilling. “Big Rich Town” is the theme song by Power executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The single was created specifically for the show and will serve as the main title theme. It features never-before-seen footage from the New York-based crime drama from writer Courtney Kemp Agboh, which is set in two different worlds, the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade. “For me, the musical component of Power is so important,” Jackson said. “I wanted to let the music speak to the viewers as they are watching the show and being able to create the theme song, ‘Big Rich Town’, was crucial as it sets the tone of the show.” Power centers on James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), the owner of an up-and-coming new nightclub in New York with plans to build an empire who also is a drug kingpin. Watch the video here.