With 50 Cent’s Black Mafia Family series set to premiere this Sunday (September 26), Billboard caught up with 50 Cent to talk all things BMF. Snoop Dogg found himself a role in the anticipated series in the role of a pastor and 50 detailed how the role was actually slated for him but he figured Snoop would be a better fit.
“With Snoop, I knew he would have a field day with the character,” 50 explained. “They initially cast me in that role, and I knew that I would be doing the marketing for Raising Kanan — and because of my voiceovers in that show, coming directly off of that as a mix tape, as 50 saying ‘I’m 50 Cent the pastor.’ It wouldn’t have been a good look on me; it would have been whacked! With Snoop, I knew he would have no problem with that and I knew they were gonna be like: ‘What? 50 is the pastor?!