Tony Yayo On Why 50 Cent Didn’t Let Him Visit Him In The Hospital When He Got Shot

Rapper Tony Yayo was recently on the Mike Tyson podcast, Hotboxin with Mike Tyson and he explained why 50 Cent didn’t want him to visit him while he was in the hospital after getting shot.



If you recall, on May 24, 2000, 50 Cent was shot nine times. On that day, 50 Cent was shot at about 11:22 AM on 161st St. in the Jamaica section of Queens, New York.

According to New York City police 50 Cent, who was 24 at the time, was shot in the legs and once in the jaw.

50 Cent along with an acquaintance that was with him at the time, drove themselves to Jamaica Hospital, where he was admitted for surgery upon arrival.


Tony Yayo said the following to Mike Tyson as he explained why 50 Cent didn’t let him visit him in the hospital after he got shot 9 times.

Tony Yayo says. “50 was always a thinker, because when he was in the hospital. He didn’t want me to see him shot the f**k up, banged up. I always be like, yo, why you didn’t want me to see you? And the ni**a was like, because it would of fu**ed your mental. It would of made you scared. You would of seen me fu**ed like that, bullet in my face, bullet in my arm. Bullet. It would of made you like, yo I gotta move out of town. You know what I mean. So It was always a mental thing with Fifth.”  

Tony Yayo concluded saying, “And the way 50 deal with it and the wars we been through. I’m just happy to still be here.”

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Did what 50 Cent say make sense to you? 50 did not want his friend and hustler Tony Yayo to see him in that situation because it would have made him vulnerable. Thus maybe causing Yao to lose some respect for 50 Cent by seeing him in such a state.

Or did 50 Cent deny Tony Yayo an opportunity to make a decision for himself. Because if Tony Yayo saw him in such a situation he may have wanted to change his life and leave the street life behind.

We’d love to hear your thoughts. Leave a comment below and let us know.


And as always we like to close with a saying, quote or adage and today’s is from 50 Cent: EVERY NEGATIVE IS A POSITIVE. THE BAD THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO ME, I SOMEHOW MAKE THEM GOOD. THAT MEANS YOU CAN’T DO ANYTHING TO HURT ME.

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