50 Cent arrested for using profane words during a performance at ST. Kitts.
You have to perform at the PG-13 level in the Caribbean. That is something that the rappers and all the stars performing there have to keep in mind. Especially with so many examples to look at. Lately, one of the people to be arrested for saying a cuss word during performance was 50 Cent.
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Born Curtis Jackson, the rapper was set to host a show in St. Kitts. According to his representation, the organizers asked him to perform at the last minute. 50 Cent obliged and worked with the in house DJ to perform some of his tracks.
The rapper was singing out one of his songs when he found out that the DJ did not have the clean version of the song. Having no time to improvise, he just went on to sing the lyrics which had cuss words in it.
The performance went on smoothly. As soon as he was off the stage, the police came and arrested him on the charges of using profanity in public, according to E! News.
The star’s lawyers explained the situation to the judge about the whole performance and DJ mix-up. After that 50 Cent was asked to pay a fine. The rapper paid the fine and was flown to the U.S. as soon as possible.
Talking about the incident, he said that the next time he will leave all the cuss words in the U.S. He called his performance in ST. Kitts a success. He said that he will definitely be looking forward to doing more shows in the Caribbean.
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He is not the first rapper to get arrested on these charges. DMX was also arrested back in 2003 on similar grounds. Let’s hope that Curtis can keep the cuss words in the U.S. next time.