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    • G-Unit - WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 26: Yonju aka 40 Glocc of G-Unit attend the second annual Billboard GRAMMY After Party at The London West Hollywood on January 26, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.
    • G-Unit - WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 26: Musicians 40 Clocc and G Unit attend the 2nd Annual Billboard Grammys After-Party at The London Hotel on January 26, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.
    • G-Unit - LAS VEGAS - JUNE 06:  Rap artist Tony Yayo, a member of the hip hop group G-Unit, performs with rap artist 50 Cent at The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort June 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • G-Unit - LAS VEGAS - JUNE 06:  Rap artists 50 Cent  (L) and Tony Yayo, a member of the hip hop group G-Unit, performs at The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort June 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • G-Unit - LAS VEGAS - JUNE 06:  Rap artist Tony Yayo, a member of the hip hop group G-Unit, performs with rap artist 50 Cent at The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort June 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.  Rapper 50 Cent of G-Unit appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.  (L-R)  Rappers Lloyd Banks, 50 Cent and Tony Yayo of G-Unit pose for a photo backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.  Rapper 50 Cent of G-Unit appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.   Rapper Lloyd Banks of G-Unit appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.  Rapper 50 Cent of G-Unit appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 30:  (U.S.   Rapper Tony Yayo of G-Unit appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios June 30, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 02:  Tony Yayo of G-Unit appears on BET's '106 & Park' at the BET Studios on June 2, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JUNE 02:  Tony Yayo of G-Unit appears on BET's '106 & Park' at the BET Studios on June 2, 2008 in New York City.
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JANUARY 04:  Musician, actor, and author Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson  launches G-Unit Books at Borders on January 4, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** 50 Cent
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JANUARY 04:  Musician, actor, and author Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson  launches G-Unit Books at Borders on January 4, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** 50 Cent
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JANUARY 04:  Musician, actor, and author Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson  launches G-Unit Books at Borders on January 4, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** 50 Cent
    • G-Unit - NEW YORK - JANUARY 04:  Nikki Turner, musician, actor, and author Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, and K. Elliott launch G-Unit Books at Borders on January 4, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nikki Turner;50 Cent;K. Elliott
    • G-Unit - Fans of rapper 50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson) of the US scream during his concert  with his group G-Unit in the eastern town of Chemnitz, late 08 November 2006.  AFP PHOTO   DDP/UWE MEINHOLD   GERMANY OUT

(Photo credit should read UWE MEINHOLD/AFP/Getty Images)
    • G-Unit - Fans of rapper 50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson) of the US scream during his concert  with his group G-Unit in the eastern town of Chemnitz, late 08 November 2006.  AFP PHOTO   DDP/UWE MEINHOLD   GERMANY OUT

(Photo credit should read UWE MEINHOLD/AFP/Getty Images)
    • G-Unit - Rapper 50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson) of the US performs on stage in the eastern town of Chemnitz, late 08 November 2006, during a only concert with his group G-Unit.  AFP PHOTO   DDP/UWE MEINHOLD   GERMANY OUT

(Photo credit should read UWE MEINHOLD/AFP/Getty Images)
    Though G-Unit became generally recognized as the brand name associated with 50 Cent, for instance serving as a catch phrase ("G-G-G-G-G-Unit!") as well as a record label (G-Unit Records), it in fact began as the name of his backing posse. G-Unit were originally a trio comprised of 50, Lloyd Banks, and Tony Yayo (often with the accompaniment of either DJ Whookid or Cutmaster C as their DJ), and ...more


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