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While 50 doesn't usually run with that crowd, to
"We plan to cross over and do the unexpected every year; it's now become our philosophy," D'Esposito told MTV News in an e-mail. "Rock, pop, jazz, hip-hop, it's all the same. It's music. So we reached out to 50's agent with this crazy idea, [and] she was so supportive that we knew it was worth the motion. They asked us who was on the bill, and really didn't recognize some of the names like All Time Low, Suicide Silence and All the Day Holiday, but [they] did like the opportunity to get in front 20,000 kids singing along to every one of his hits."
Neither 50's management nor his label rep had commented on the show at press time.
D'Esposito added that there are still a few relatively huge names yet to be added to the Bamboozle Left lineup — so does that include 50's frequent sparring partner,
D'Esposito said he hasn't reached out to Wayne just yet, but now that we've mentioned it, he'd like to take this opportunity to do just that.
"If Lil Wayne wants to play a rock festival, there's an invitation for him to do so," he said.