50 Cent Says He’s Working on 8 Mile TV Show with Eminem

50 Cent says he’s spinning the 2002 film 8 miles turned into a TV show.

The rapper announced this on Friday’s broadcast BigBoyTV A YouTube channel that captures Eminem’s life in a semi-autographed way has a TV show “in motion.”

“I’ll bring it 8 miles to TV,” he said, adding that Eminem, 50, is on board to help produce the show.

“It’s gonna be big. I’m working. I ain’t got no shit. I’m 100,” the 47-year-old rapper said after being asked about the show. “I think it should be for his legacy because it’s important to me that they understand him.”

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According to the rapper, the project will give the film a “backstory” and reflect Eminem’s youth. He also expressed his desire for the show to share Eminem’s story with a new audience.

The film’s history was last revisited in 2020 when Eminem, who won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Lose Yourself” from the film’s soundtrack, attended the 2020 Academy Awards to perform the anthem. The sighting came after Eminem skipped home an award ceremony where he won.

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Most nominees tend to perform their songs on stage, but Eminem skipped the 2003 ceremony altogether. Instead, the Detroit rapper was sleeping in his Michigan home with his daughter Haley watching cartoons on the TV. Detroit Free Press reported at the time.

“The rapper previously decided that it was not his concert and decided to participate in the ceremony,” the publication noted. As a result, Barbra Streisand presented co-writer Louis Resto with a golden statuette for “Lose Yourself.”

“Look, if you get another chance, if you get another chance… Thank you @theacademy for having me. Sorry it took me 18 years to get here,” Eminem wrote on Instagram, sharing a clip of Resto accepting the award without him.

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Last October, he re-released the film’s original soundtrack, recalling the film’s song and background score. 8 miles20th anniversary of

“I’m still standing here shouting ‘Free World.’ #8 miles The 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of the soundtrack will be streaming on Friday!” he wrote along with the announcement about the reissue with excerpts from the film.


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