How do you get out of a million dollar betting debt without spending money? If you’re 50 Cent, you could always drop some verses.
That’s what Webbie, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana MC famous for songs like “Independent” and “Wipe Me Down,” says 50 did when he owed him a huge chunk of money for a bet on a boxing fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa and Terence Crawford last May.
"We got into a situation,” Webbie told TMZ in a video published Sunday (Apr. 12). "He owed me a million dollars. I told him, ‘Look, you gotta pay up but we don’t need no money, man. We need some verses, though. Get on the song. Get on this music with my bro.’ And he did that.”
According to the story, at least one verse was meant for Webbie’s longtime collaborator Lil Boosie, who's also from Baton Rouge. Vibe later reported that the verse could have ended up on Boosie Badazz's "Paid" off the rapper's Every Ghetto, Every City project, which you can listen to below.
50 requested a week to submit the verses, Webbie said, but the vocals were needed sooner than that. “I need them tonight,” Web said. According to him, 50 delivered.
The result? "50, everything’s straight,” Webbie said to the camera.
Looks like that bet was settled, but don't expect it to be Fif's last. From challenging Baby to a million dollar Super Bowl bet in 2012 and winning to reportedly betting $1.6 million on Floyd Mayweather to defeat Manny Pacquiao, it looks like 50 won't stop making huge bets anytime soon.