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an offer he could refuse

50 Cent says the Trump campaign offered him $500,000 to reach out to black voters

You can find Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson in da club, but not onstage at a rally alongside Donald Trump.

When President Trump was still a candidate, his campaign reached out to the rapper when "they were having issues with the African-American vote," Jackson told Hot 97. "They wanted to pay me $500,000 as part of the campaign just to make an appearance. I was like, 'Nah, that's not good money.'" Too bad — that's the equivalent of three overseas jaunts on a military aircraft.

Jackson is hosting a new variety show called 50 Central, and thinks they'll definitely spoof Trump. "His presidency is an accident," he said. "If you were a president by accident, you might do some of the things Donald Trump is doing."