50 Cent's 'Final Lap' tour shatters records, joins elite club with Drake & Kendrick Lamar

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50 Cent, the iconic rapper and entrepreneur, has achieved yet another remarkable feat. His “Final Lap” tour has become the fourth-ever hip-hop tour to surpass an astounding $100 million in ticket sales. This achievement places him in the same league as fellow rap heavyweights Drake and Kendrick Lamar.

The numbers speak volumes

According to Touring Data, the global star’s “Final Lap” tour has grossed over $100 million in ticket sales. With more than 1.1 million tickets sold so far, fans have flocked to witness 50 Cent’s electrifying performances. The average ticket price hovers around $89, making this tour a resounding success.

A high-octane experience

Since kicking off the tour in July of last year, 50 Cent has crisscrossed countless cities worldwide, leaving audiences in awe. His high-octane shows feature special guests, explosive energy, and a level of production that sets him apart. Tony Yayo, who joined the tour as a supporting act, praised 50 Cent’s dedication and generosity. In an interview with VladTV, Yayo revealed that 50 Cent funded the entire production himself, ensuring that everyone on his team was well taken care of.

A testament to 50 Cent’s iconic status

"His merch is in the millions. He’s an icon, Yayo described. You can ask anyone—the people that ran the tour from Live Nation—they’ll tell you, Your favorite rapper can’t do what 50 just did."

Indeed, 50 Cent’s “Final Lap” tour has etched its place in hip-hop history. With 83 shows across North America, Europe, Oceania, and Asia, the tour has resonated with fans worldwide. From the dazzling stage setups to the seamless execution, it’s clear that 50 Cent’s impact extends far beyond the music charts.

Drake’s “Aubrey & The Three Migos” and “It’s All A Blur” tours, along with Kendrick Lamar’s “The Big Steppers” tour, previously achieved the $100 million milestone. Now, 50 Cent proudly stands alongside these rap legends, solidifying his status as one of the genre’s most influential figures.

As the “Final Lap” tour continues to captivate audiences, 50 Cent remains tight-lipped about his reaction to the news. However, fans can expect more surprises and unforgettable moments as the tour unfolds. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual observer, there’s no denying that 50 Cent’s legacy burns brighter than ever.

What are your thoughts on 50 Cent’s impressive tour stats? How do you feel about him joining Drake and Kendrick Lamar in surpassing $100 million in ticket sales?