After 10 years, 50 Cent made his return to Hot 97′s annual hip-hop showcase after being banned in 2004 over a chair-throwing incident. But this year, Fif came out at the end of Nas’ set and transitioned into his own headlining performance, proceeding to bring out each member of G-Unit—Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Young Buck—for their first performance together in years. As the crowd roared, celebrating the return of G-Unit, a fight broke out on stage; in the commotion, Slow from Queens duo Slowbucks was visibly angered and was restrained by security. Fabolous, Ebro of Hot 97 and the EVP of Def Jam Shawn Pecas were all seen trying to calm Slow down.
Later, details emerged indicating that Slow was actually assaulted on stage and his chain was robbed from him. The assault was caught on film. Continue reading