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50 Cent explains his view of the presidential election.


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Alex Koppelman
April 1, 2008 6:55PM (UTC)

"I heard Obama speak," the rapper told the MTV News crew assembled at his Connecticut mansion to hear the new G-Unit LP and talk about his upcoming video game. "He hit me with that he-just-got-done-watching-'Malcolm X,' and I swear to God, I'm like, 'Yo, Obama!'" He threw his fist in the air. "I'm Obama to the end now, baby!"

However, he said he's now not certain which side he's on. "To be honest, I haven't been following that anymore. I lost my interest," he said. "I listened to some of the debate and things that they were saying, and I just got lost in everything that was going on ... Don't look for my vote, for me to determine nothing on that. Just say, '50 Cent, he don't know, so don't ask Fiddy.'"

-- From an MTV.com account of an interview with 50 Cent. The rapper had previously endorsed Hillary Clinton.


Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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