This week, Nas found himself in the middle of some serious controversy. Journalist Dream Hampton and former Hot 97 employee FWMJ said that Jay Electronica and dead prez’s stic.man ghostwrote at least four songs for Nas’ 2008 album Untitled, accusations that both rappers later denied. Slim the Mobster put 50 Cent on blast on Twitter, accusing him of trying to sabotage his career and calling him gay. Fif also culled a response from Tony Yayo after he said that he rendered his G-Unit crew lazy for handling their promotion and marketing. Yayo said he would never blow shots at 50 and that the media is trying to sabotage the squad.

Nas Accused Of Having Jay Electronica & stic.man Ghostwrite Tracks On Untitled

This week, Nas got wrapped up in some controversy. Following the chart-topping debut of Esco’s latest album Life is Good, veteran journalist Dream Hampton took to Twitter to reveal that she heard several reference tracks from Jay Electronica and dead prez’s stic.man that were ghostwritten for Nas for his 2008 release Untitled. Former Hot 97 employee FWMJ echoed her sentiments, declaring that he knows Jay Elec wrote “Queens Get the Money.” stic.man later gave an interview denying that he ever penned songs for Nas, while Electronica took to Twitter to say the same. HipHopDX widened the scope and published two editorials regarding the incident: one on the concept of sole authorship, and another on Hip Hop’s value of writing, freestyling and lyricism.

Slim The Mobster Blasts 50 Cent, Calls Him “Gay” During Twitter Rant

Slim the Mobster went off on a Twitter rant with 50 Cent square in his crosshairs. Earlier this week, the Dr. Dre protégé took to the social media site to state that Fif put in a call to Interscope to cease the promotion of his music, accusing him of trying to stifle his career. He also said that the G-Unit general uses artists like Game and Spider Loc to make the West Coast “look fucked up,” and hit a nerve when he wrote that 50 Cent was gay. “When I get out of jail I wanna see my bitch1st……not no niggaz….. These niggaz is uni-sex…..lol,” he wrote. Read the full set of tweets here.

Tony Yayo Responds To 50 Cent, Says “Why Would I Blow Shots At 50”

Speaking of 50 Cent, the G-Unit honcho has been kicking up dust with his cohorts Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. Fif gave an interview where he said that he “disabled” the pair after taking care of their promotion and marketing. Banks hasn’t yet responded, but Yayo took to Twitter to address 50’s comments and accused the media of trying to tear the mob apart. “GPG 5 you fucking with the best man these other rap niggas is fantasy life and shout out to the haters keep your hate up,” he wrote. “Why would I blow shots at 50 the media want see Gunit fail so bad we won to much in front of niggas everybody running with our format.”

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