50 Cent has announced another television project but this one does not exist in the To be able to universe. The rapper-turned-entertainment mogul has teamed up with love and hip hop producer Mona Scott-Young will co-produce Killings in hip-hop, an upcoming television series exploring the tragic endings of some of the genre’s most promising stars. According to Deadline, the show will be hosted by TMZ alum Van Lathan and is set to air later this year on WEtv as well as its ALLBLK streaming service.
“50 and I created this show in response to the disturbing number of murders in hip-hop,” Scott-Young said. “With this series of on-the-ground investigations, we will seek to closely examine and explore the leads surrounding these cases in the hope of finally providing answers to loved ones.”
The “Many Men” rapper added, “G-Unit Film and Television has thrived on telling real stories. As I continue to grow my current roster, premium unscripted programming will be a major focus. Damaged Things This series will highlight the artists who did not survive the struggle.
Although no details have been released on the cases Homicides in hip-hop is about to analyze, there are unfortunate stories from the past and present that match the qualifications.
“These are important stories that will be told by an amazing production team that we couldn’t be more excited to work with,” said Lauren Gellert, Head of Original Programming and Development for WEtv. “We look forward to shedding new light and attention on cases that have cooled over time, with the potential for resolution and closure for those involved.”