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50 CENT BREAKS HIS SILENCE.

50 Cent
50 Cent

The incident with fellow G-Unit rapper Tony Yayo and the 14-year-old son of Jimmy Henchmen Rosemond, which was rumoured to have involved 50 Cent, has been on most of the hip hop community's lips of late. And after his representatives released statements denouncing his involvement immediately after it took place, only now has the rapper spoken about 'that' assault.

In a statement made to AllHipHop.com, Fiddy states:
"As CEO of G-Unit Records, I take allegations swirling in the media regarding the alleged altercation against a teenage boy on Tuesday March 20 in Manhattan very seriously. I have authorized an independent investigation of the incident to determine whether anyone associated with G-Unit Records was involved in the confrontation. I must state for the record, that I was at my home in Farmington, Connecticut the entire day completing songs for my new album.

For a man who has rarely been out of the negative spotlight, he added a stark warning for those behind the allegations.
A word of caution to anyone attempting to link me personally to this unfortunate incident for their own selfish motivations, I will vigorously pursue all legal remedies available to me to protect my professional reputation,
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