Known for his love of the finer things in life, one of the world’s most renowned rappers, 50 Cent, has had his debut hostel experience! Hostelworld, introduced 50 Cent to hostel life on his recent trip to Barcelona, allowing him to enjoy all the bling without the sting. This new 50 Cent video, sees him back in front of the camera starring in a ‘Hostel Cribs’ parody of iconic noughties TV show, MTV Cribs. In it he reveals there’s no need to compromise on the luxury, amenities and lavish lifestyle he is used to.
MTV Cribs or CMT Cribs, depending on which channel it airs, is a franchise reality television program that originated on the MTV Networks‘ MTV, that features tours of the houses and mansions of celebrities. The first show aired September 2000. By 2005, Cribs had featured tours of the homes of over 185 celebrities, musicians, actors, and athletes over the course of 13 seasons. The show was originally narrated by Ananda Lewis, then narrated by Su-chin Pak of MTV News. It was developed by Nina L. Díaz, who has gone on to develop My Super Sweet 16, also for MTV.
The most watched and replayed episode of Cribs was a special one-hour edition touring Mariah Carey‘s New York penthouse. In 2005/2006, MTV Canada produced a series of Canadian-made Cribs episodes.
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. Although he left drug-dealing to pursue a musical career, he was struck by nine bullets in a 2000 shooting. After Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back? in 2002, he was discovered by Eminem and signed by Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainmentand Interscope Records.