50 Cent Responds to Rick Ross' Value Comments: 'I Don't Know What His Value Is to Music Culture at This Moment'

50 Cent spoke with Complex News' Speedy Morman about Rick Ross saying he wouldn't collaborate with Fifty because he "ain't that dude no more."

Rick Ross has been on a press tour in the lead-up to his album, Port of Miami 2, and he recently revealed that he got Lil Wayne and Pusha-T on a record together despite their complicated history. Rozay has made it clear that he wants to help bury the hatchet in this beef, but there's a feud of his own that he's not ready to call quits on just yet.

During an interview with Big Boy, the rapper was asked if he would ever consider collaborating with 50 Cent, who he has had issues with dating back to last decade. "Honestly, I'm a businessman. If 50 Cent still had value, I may have been done it. But not being funny, homie just ain't that dude no more," he explained. "We was riding through L.A. smoking to 'Hate It or Love It' yesterday. That shit was dope. We was saluting Cool & Dre, that's Miami who did the production. Game, 50 Cent... That was dope. If he was still making music like that, of course."

He continued, "Drake could hit me, and say, 'Rozay I got 50 on the record.' And if he was still dope like he was eight years ago? Rozay will lace that."

Complex News' Speedy Morman caught up with 50 Cent during a Power press run and asked the rapper what he thought of Rozay's comments. "I don't know what his value is to music culture at this moment," he said.

When asked if he would ever collaborate with Ross, Fifty replied, "I never made music with him. I don't have interest in making music with him."

He continued, "A lot of these guys, even when you make reference to music culture and stuff like that, they're one-trick ponies, so they're going to be gone. In hip-hop, they say it's not what have you done, what have you done for me lately, right? So you could get next to the guys that got momentum and try and survive based on that. But, it's not a lot going on there."

Ross first dissed 50 Cent on his 2009 track "Mafia Music" following an issue that apparently took place at a BET event (as the story goes, Ross says 50 Cent looked at him the wrong way; Fifty doesn't even remember seeing Rozay there). In response, 50 released "Officer Ricky (Go Ahead Try Me)," and the feud escalated from there. The two have continued to take shots at one another in recent times. When Rozay was in hospital last year, 50 Cent mocked his condition. Additionally, this past October, a judge dismissed a lawsuit from 50 Cent against Ross over the use of the "In Da Club" beat.


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