50 Cent slams 'Empire' for copying 'Power' marketing scheme

50 Cent has a beef with  Fox’s upcoming scripted drama series, Empire.

The rapper is accusing the new show, which stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, of stealing the marketing scheme for the Starz series Power, which he executive produces.

“POWER Season 2 is unbelievably good trust me,” he posted on Instagram, accompanied by a video clip of a Power ad. “I have the best writers and show runner. I like Terrence Howard and Taraji Henson. I don’t like that They would copy the Marketing.”


He also posted a side by side show of Empire star Terrence Howard and Power star Omari Hardwick.


Empire premieres January 7 and tells the story of a hip hop record exec and his troubled family. Power season 2 returns to Starz later in 2015.

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