50/Game OFFICIAL Press Release

50/Game OFFICIAL Press Release

New York, NY, March 9, 2005 – Rappers 50 Cent and The Game, who have been embroiled in controversy and tabloid headlines for the past week, have announced that they are calling for a truce. The two will hold a press conference this Wednesday, March 9th at the Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture (located at 515 Malcom X Blvd. – 136th and Lenox – in Manhattan) at 2:00 pm to make charitable donations to both the Boys Choir of Harlem and the Compton Unified School District Music Program. The combined donations help The Harlem Boys Choir Academy reach their fundraising goal to receive a matching grant.



“I’m launching a new foundation, the G-Unity Foundation, Inc., to help people overcome obstacles and make a change for the better in their lives…to help them overcome their situations,” said 50 Cent. “I realized that if I’m going to be effective at that, I have to overcome some of my own. Game and I need to set an example in the community.”

50 CENT AND THE GAME SETTLE DIFFERENCES, COME TOGETHER TO MAKE CHARITABLE DONATIONS IN NEW YORK CITY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

Rappers Pledge To Put A Stop To Violence And Negativity Surrounding Them And Set An Example For The Hip-Hop Community at Schomburg Center Press Conference in Manhattan

New York, NY, March 9, 2005 – Rappers 50 Cent and The Game, who have been embroiled in controversy and tabloid headlines for the past week, have announced that they are calling for a truce. The two will hold a press conference this Wednesday, March 9th at the Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture (located at 515 Malcom X Blvd. – 136th and Lenox – in Manhattan) at 2:00 pm to make charitable donations to both the Boys Choir of Harlem and the Compton Unified School District Music Program. The combined donations help The Harlem Boys Choir Academy reach their fundraising goal to receive a matching grant.

“I’m launching a new foundation, the G-Unity Foundation, Inc., to help people overcome obstacles and make a change for the better in their lives…to help them overcome their situations,” said 50 Cent. “I realized that if I’m going to be effective at that, I have to overcome some of my own. Game and I need to set an example in the community.”

Game remarked: “I see this as a real opportunity to show the power of our community. 50 and I are proving that real situations and real problems can be solved with real talk. This can also be seen as a big step for my organization, Black Wall Street, in terms of making a difference. Maybe we can help save some lives…the way rap music saved mine.”

Compton, California-based Black Wall Street has been described as a “movement” in the press. Serving as both entertainment company and community enrichment program, Black Wall Street’s mission is to empower through business development, education, and outreach.

The G-Unity Foundation, Inc. is a public foundation that will provide grants to nonprofit organizations that focus on improving the quality of life for low-income and underserved communities. A major focus of The G-Unity Foundation, Inc. will be to emphasize the critical importance of supporting academic institutions, as well as assisting students in their efforts to obtain a first-rate education. www.rapbasement.com

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