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Kanye + Fiddy = BFF?

By Sarah Dahnke in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 27, 2007 6:48PM

2007_8_27_kanye.jpgEven though rapper 50 Cent proclaimed to the world earlier this month that he would quit music (and deprive the world of another "In Da Club") if Chicago native Kanye West's new album "Graduation" sold more copies than his new CD "Curtis," the two have reportedly ended their feud via the universal peace maker -- alcohol.

2007_8_27_fiddy.jpgThe two are both dropping albums on Sept. 11 and have been debating in the press for the past few weeks about who will sell more copies of their new CDs. But as of Wednesday last week, the two were shooting vodka together, gazing lovingly into each other's eyes and dancing extra close at New York's 40/40 Club.

This comes after the two reportedly shot a cover of Rolling Stone magazine together. They were also seen holding hands on the shore of Lake Michigan after sharing a quaint candlelit dinner and a bottle of Pinot Grigio.

Earlier this week Kanye tried to further impress Fiddy by proclaiming he is the "new Michael Jackson," a claim based on the fact he believes he's the only current African-American artist who can still sell out stadiums. Are we mistaken, or have there been black artists in the past 25 years who have sold out stadiums other than the Smooth Criminal King of Pop? What about Prince? Snoop? Furthermore, Kanye, if you're trying to woo 50 Cent, don't go comparing yourself to an alleged child molester with a skin bleaching obsession. You can do better than that.