Rapper 50 CENT is rushing his album MASSACRE to stores five days early, after it was leaked onto the internet on Monday (21FEB05).

The anticipated album was originally scheduled for release on 15 February (05), before being pushed back to 8 March (05), but it will now hit stores on 3 March (05) following the leak.

The track causing the most stir since the album hit the black market has been the highly anticipated track PIGGY BANK, in which 50 Cent takes verbal jabs at fellow rappers Fat Joe, Nas, Jadakiss, Ja Rule and Shyne.

He also takes aim at hip-hop's latest newlyweds, rapping, "KELIS says her milkshake bring all the boys to the yard/ Then NAS went and tattooed the bitch on his arm."

MTV reports that LEAN BACK rapper FAT JOE has vowed to hit back on his album, All or Nothing, which is also due on 3 March (05).

23/02/2005 04:07