“A hit dog gon’ holler,” my father once said. For those of you who didn’t grow up with grandmas who cooked chitterlings, and the ability to navigate back roads without streetlights, this quote might elude you. But to put it simply, when people are feeling particularly guilty about a thing they’ve done, or continue to do, they tend to respond to general statements and discussions, even if they were never mentioned by name. That is exactly what Future did.
You may not be familiar with the name Elijah Shaw, but one thing I’m sure of is that you’ve seen his face more times than you probably realize. Elijah Shaw, the CEO of Icon Services Corporation, a Minnesota based security agency has made a business out of protecting some of your favorite celebs. Everyone from 50 Cent and Usher to Naomi Campbell and Chaka Khan, have solicited Elijah’s services at one point or another. And now, Elijah’s found a way to turn his passion into a very successful empire.
To celebrate the upcoming release of the drama SOUTHPAW, VIBE brought the film’s stars, Jake Gyllenhaal and Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson for a knockout cover! Gyllenhaal plays Billy “The Great” Hope a reigning light heavyweight champ who is managed by 50’s character. The two discuss The Sweet Science of Life and talk the A-List cast in SOUTHPAW. While Gyllenhaal had to get in tip top shape for his role as a professional boxer, 50’s definitely giving him a run for his money (DEFINITELY check out his Men’s Health Cover). Check out the cover and some behind the scenes shots below!
50 Cent is a Jack of all trades. A modern day Renaissance man, if you will. This guy has really turned his life around over the past few years. I guess getting shot nine times can do that to a brotha. 50, like many of the more seasoned guys in the rap game, has become a much respected business man. From tank tops, to water, Curtis Jackson knows how to get those checks! And now, this guy is peddling underwear.