50 Cent with special guest Colin Francis
Saturday 7th November 2015
- Doors Open:
£40.00 & £45.00
Award-winning rapper, entrepreneur, actor & producer, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson returns to the UK for a massive nationwide three-city arena tour in November 2015, including Newcastle for one incredible night at the Metro Radio Arena on Saturday 7th November 2015, presented by TCO and Gee Star. An incredible opportunity to see the rap legend take to the stage in the UK with members of his legendary G-Unit collective.
50 Cent is one of hip-hop's best selling exports and one of the world’s greatest rappers, selling over 30 million albums worldwide. He has won a surfeit of awards including a Grammy Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards, six World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards.
He rose to prominence with his first major-label release Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (produced by Eminem and Dr Dre) which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 872,000 copies in its first four days. The lead single, In da Club set a Billboard record as the most listened-to song in radio history, within a week. 50 Cent had similar commercial and critical success with his second album, The Massacre, smashing his own records with the album selling over one million copies in its first four days and staying at number one on the Billboard 200 for six weeks. He was also the first solo artist with three singles in the Billboard top five in the same week with Candy Shop, Disco Inferno and How We Do.
His fifth studio album, Animal Ambition, was released in 2014 and also in that same year he debuted two EPs with the recently reunited G-Unit (Members of the acclaimed group will be joining 50 on tour around the UK). Currently, he is working on his sixth studio album: Street King Immortal, scheduled for release in 2015. The first single from the album titled Get Low ft. Jeremih, 2 Chainz and T.I is now available on iTunes.
Tickets costing £40.00 & £45.00 are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 or in person from the Metro Radio Arena Box Office.