Every artist and their mom (and their friends and their friends mom) was in Washington D.C. for the inauguration of President Barack Obama, except one… 50 Cent. The G-Unit general, who first backed Hillary Clinton, says he never thought about attending the historic events, unlike Diddy, Jay-Z, Nas, Young Jeezy and the 15 million others.
"I [might have] watched it from a really nice hotel room in D.C.," 50 jokingly says. "Because there's gonna be a whole lot of people out there, for no reason, doing different things. If Obama didn't invite you, you really shouldn't be there. You really shouldn't. That's the way I feel about it. Because when I go places that people didn't invite me [to], they look at me crazy, like, 'Why is he out there?' "
After he was done joking around, 50 says Obama now faces many challenges. "I think he's inheriting the country in a difficult state. Actually the worst [state], right? So I think it will take time. I hope, for all of our sakes, that whatever his plans are work for us." 50 mocked all the Obama followers saying "People watch [Obama on] the monitor like God is speaking, like, 'I hope he can get me a job.' "