50 Cent: "Whose idea was it for me to be upside down again?"
The performance that launched a 1000 memes
50 Cent has commented on his upside-down performance at the 2022 Super Bowl half-time show.
The rapper made a surprise appearance at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California performing his 2003 classic, 'In Da Club', hanging from the ceiling — an ode to the track's iconic music video.
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The move has inspired several memes and confusion from audience members who were unfamiliar with the reference. Fifty has taken to Instagram to share some of his favourites.
"Ok who's [sic] idea was it for me to be upside down again?" he writes in one Instagram caption.
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He also commented on still from D12's 'My Band' music video in which Bizarre mocked the 'In Da Club' clip. “Who the fvck did this?” he joked.
He also shared a meme of a fake Facebook-mom style card asking all the half-time performers of the 2022 Super Bowl to go on tour, except his name is written upside down.
In addition, 50 Cent reposted a video of basketball icon LeBron James singing and dancing along to his performance.
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50 Cent was not on the pre-released line-up which featured Dr Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg.
You can watch the full half-time show featuring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar and surprise guest 50 Cent here.
Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter