Qatar World Cup: 50 Cent Confirms That Eminem Rejected $9 Million Offer To Perform In Doha

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Qatar World Cup: Eminem declined a $9 million offer to perform with 50 Cent in a partnership which the event’s organizers wanted.

Qatar World Cup: 50 Cent Confirms That Eminem Rejected $9 Million Offer To Perform In Doha

The musician, who is 47 years old, claimed during an appearance on Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Real 92.3 that Eminem, turned down the offer.

50 Cent claimed that Qatari officials were interested in hiring him and Eminem as a result of their participation in the acclaimed Super Bowl halftime show in Los Angeles last year, which also included Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and Anderson Paak.

‘Because of the Super Bowl, I got an inquiry about World Cup and they had a budget of $9 million,’ said 50 Cent, whose name is Curtis James Jackson III. He stated that he “would’ve taken” $1 million and that Eminem “would have” received the remaining $8 million.

The Candy Shop crooner claimed that he unsuccessfully attempted to negotiate the appearance with Eminem’s team: ‘They’re like, “He’s not gonna do it.”‘

50 Cent also said, ‘If you would do a one-off show, maybe you would do the biggest live sporting event in the world.’

A lot of issues surrounded the soccer competition that was hosted in Qatar, including the nation’s human rights records, prejudice towards women and the LGBTQ community, and the deaths of migrant workers who built the stadiums where the finals were place.

David Beckham, the Black Eyed Peas, J Balvin, and BTS singer Jung Kook were some of the famous people who attended or performed at the competition.

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Dua Lipa used social media in November to refute speculations that she will be performing in Qatar.

‘I will not be performing and nor have I ever been involved in any negotiations to perform,’ she said. ‘I look forward to visiting Qatar when it has fulfilled all the human rights pledges it made when it won the right to host the World Cup.

In that same month, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy of Qatar informed CNN that they intended to host a “safe and inclusive tournament” that will be open to everyone, regardless of race background, religion, gender, orientation, or nationality.

Qatar World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup was the 22nd edition of the tournament, which featured competition between the men’s national teams of FIFA’s member countries.

It was the second World Cup staged fully in Asia after the 2002 competition in South Korea and Japan, and it was held in Qatar from November 20, 2022, to December 18, 2022. It was the first World Cup to be held in the Arab and Muslim world.

Qatar World Cup: 50 Cent Confirms That Eminem Rejected $9 Million Offer To Perform In Doha

The number of teams competing grew to 48 for the 2026 edition, making the 2022 event the last with 32 teams.

The event was conducted in November and December to avoid the climatic extremes of Qatar. 64 matches were contested in eight locations across five cities within a condensed 29-day period.

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As the host nation, Qatar automatically qualified for the competition—their first World Cup—along with 31 other teams chosen through the qualification procedure.

After a 3-3 stalemate after extra time, Argentina defeated France in the championship match, winning 4-2 on penalties to claim the trophy.

Argentina won its third championship, their first since 1986, and became the first country from South America to take home the trophy since 2002.

The French player Kylian Mbappé earned the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals (eight) throughout the tournament. He also became the first player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final since Geoff Hurst in the 1966 final.

Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina, was selected as the competition’s top player and awarded the Golden Ball. The Golden Glove and Young Player Awards, given to the best goalkeeper and best young player, respectively, went to teammates Emiliano Martnez and Enzo Fernández.

With 172 goals scored, the event broke the previous record for most goals scored in a 32 team format.

Who is 50 Cent?

50 Cent is the stage name of Curtis James Jackson III, an American rapper, actor, and businessman who was born on July 6, 1975.

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Jackson, who was raised in Queens’ South Jamaica area, started his musical career in 2000 by producing the album Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records. Unfortunately, he was shot only days before the album’s scheduled release, therefore it was never made public.

After 50 Cent’s mixtape Guess Who’s Back? was released in 2002, He was signed to Shady Records by Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records after being found by Eminem.

Qatar World Cup: 50 Cent Confirms That Eminem Rejected $9 Million Offer To Perform In Doha

‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’, his debut album for a big label, was a huge commercial hit.

In da Club and “21 Questions,” the album’s top-charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, both achieved 9 Platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Who Is Eminem?

Known professionally as Eminem (commonly abbreviated as EMINM), Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born in the United States on October 17, 1972.

He is hailed by critics as one of the best rappers of all time and is credited with introducing hip hop to middle America.

The acceptability of white rappers in mainstream music is often credited to Eminem’s widespread success and renowned works, which broke down racial barriers.

He became notorious for most of his provocative work in the late 1990s and early 2000s, yet despite this, he became a symbol of the popular anguish of the American underclass and was mentioned as an influence by several artists across many different genres.

Eminem joined with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment after the release of his debut album Infinite (1996) and the extended play Slim Shady EP (1997). He later became well-known with the release of The Slim Shady LP in 1999.

The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) and The Eminem Show (2002), his following two albums, were both critically acclaimed and nominated for Grammy Awards for Album of the Year.

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