50 Cent Accused Of Confronting Ex-Drug Lord Claiming ‘Power’ Series Is About His Life Over $1B Lawsuit

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50 Cent Accused Of Confronting Ex-Drug Lord Claiming ‘Power’ Series Is About His Life Over $1B Lawsuit

50 Cent is known to settle his drama in the courtroom, but this time he allegedly chose to take matters into his own hands.

Reportedly, a lawsuit was filed against rapper 50 Cent, television writer Courtney Kemp, and the STARZ network, in 2021 by an alleged former drug kingpin, Corey “Ghost” Holland Sr. 

Corey, who sued for $1 billion, claimed that the concept of 50 Cent’s hit series “Power” was stolen from him and it’s actually about his real life. 50 Cent’s legal team has since denied Corey’s accusations.

According to court documents obtained by AllHipHop, Corey, who is reportedly representing himself in the suit, is now claiming that the famed rapper/producer, born Curtis Jackson, appeared at his home twice to attempt to come to an agreement outside of court.

Corey says the surprise pop-ups occurred in either July or August of 2021. In the court documents, the reported ex-drug lord states:

“A few days later 50 Cent shows up about a half mile from plaintiff home, and plaintiff sees the same truck that pulled into his driveway at the 50 Cent event. So plaintiff realizes it was either defendant Jackson or his Entourage who decided to ‘Pull Up.’”

The documents continue: 

“When you looking for a confrontation your honor, this is what people say, nowadays. Up to this point, plaintiff had ignored a lot of ‘subliminal attacks’ on him online, but now 50 Cent is bringing the drama right to plaintiff front yard, so plaintiff responded to 50 Cent they way any normal person would respond to a possible threat, plaintiff prepared himself for whatever was go happen.”

The documents add:

“Plaintiff wanted to know why 50 Cent came to his home, but plaintiff couldn’t get past 50 Cent security. The men in the truck returned, repeated the same intimidation tactic and left, but this time they appeared to be armed.”

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The legal papers also note:

“So plaintiff family ARM themselves, cause defendant Jackson, came back to plaintiff neighborhood for a second time, but once again security protected him. Plaintiff again tried to get to him and ask why is he coming to his home and neighborhood, but security prevented that, it’s clear your Honor, he was seeking a confrontation, and came very close to getting what he came for.”

Corey believes that the seven acts in his “Blasphemy” tape are identical to the seven seasons of “Power” and the first two seasons of “Power Book II: Ghost.”

The CD allegedly had an autobiographical song where Corey raps about being a “drug lord,” romancing his Puerto Rican “teen crush” and finding out from his white drug trafficking partner that she’s employed with law enforcement.

However, 50’s legal team has reportedly argued that it’s very clear “Power” is a fictional show and “no reasonable person could rationally believe” the series is based on true events. 

 “It is evident that the characters in ‘Power’ are entirely fictionalized and therefore, no reasonable person could rationally believe any character in the series is based on [Holland] or his life.”

As you may know, 50 Cent, who plays Kanan in the show, is the creator of “Power.” The series centers around James St. Patrick, played by Omari Hardwick, a drug dealer who goes by the alias of “Ghost.”

What are your thoughts on this entire situation? Tell us in the comments below! 

Authored by: Tsai-Ann Hill