50 Cent discusses The Game’s “What’s Up, Gangsta” statements: The Breakfast Club asked Fif how many songs he wrote for The Game’s 2004 album, The Documentary. As proof, they provide several songs like “Higher,” “Hate It or Love It,” and “How We Do” on which 50 has a writing credit. Fif then shifts the topic to his breakthrough single “What Up Gangsta” from 2003’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’.
50 Cent addresses The Game’s statements from the “What’s Up, Gangsta” series.
The rapper has claimed credit for the song “What Up Gangsta.” My response is, “C’mon on, bro. That happened before you even joined us, so you missed it. That was long before I met you,'” Fif explained. “… No one of us had heard of him until much later. In your desperation, you might say anything.
Wack 100 has long claimed that The Game, who has a long-running dispute with G-leader, Unit’s co-wrote “What Up Gangsta.” In March, when asked if it was true that 50 had written a handful of tracks for The Documentary, Wack 100 made the remark in a Clubhouse conversation.
The rapper Wack began his rendition of “What Up Gangsta” by saying, “I’m going to speak on something you don’t never speak on,” echoing the song’s famous chorus. Sayings like “What up cousin, What up Blood, What up Gangsta” Which author do you attribute that to? I’m going to ignore it for now… Please, bro, no chest-beating.
The Game’s 10th studio album, Drillmatic: Heart vs. Mind, was released on the same day as the episode’s airing. In total, the project featured 18 songs, including the singles “Eazy” starring Kanye West, “No Man Falls” featuring Pusha-T and 2 Chainz, and “Money Cash Clothes” featuring ASAP Rocky. The Black Slim Shady,” a contentious diss tune that mentioned Eminem’s daughter, was one of the most talked-about tracks.
The Game requests that “ficky-ficky Slim Shady” rise to his feet so that they can “shoot the fade” together. A possible solution is: “I could. Dear Slim, Hailie is with me and she is safe for the time being; I will 40 Glock you unarmed and drop the planet on your head with one arm.