Everybody knows that the two greatest tales of friendship of our time are The Fox and the Hound and Tango & Cash. The third greatest tale of friendship of our time, though, was Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent.
The operative word, however, appears to be “was.”
Fiddy’s beefs have a life of their own, and have run the gamut from Nas to Diddy to The Game to Rick Ross and Lil Wayne. This might be the only one that doesn’t have its own diss track yet, having taken place entirely, so far, on Twitter.
First, Fiddy announced on Nov. 1 that The Money Team Promotions was a thing of the past, then accused Mayweather of ducking fights with Yuriorkis Gamboa and Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather counterpunched by calling Señor Cent a “male boxing groupie” and that he respects “the shooter, not the one who got shot.”
So, that sounds personal then. Fiddy also threw in some halfhearted mentions of Mayweather’s domestic-violence conviction. But he also said the beef was “nonsense” that Mayweather wanted to use to drum up attention and that “I know some [of the things] we do in hip-hop for shock value are wrong. He just wanted some attention. Floyd is like a brother to me.”
Now, now, fellas. Why don’t you sit down and talk this out over a nice Vitamin Water?