GM Cancels 50 Cent’s “G8” Truck

0 confirms that General Motors Corporation plans to cancel the Pontiac G8, a 50 Cent sponsored sport truck. The two-door, six-foot bed vehicle was scheduled to debut in North America in 2010. 50 Cent first introduced the G8 sport truck last March at the New York International Auto Show. In a statement to the Associated Press, Pontiac spokesman Jim Hopson stated the cancellation is part of a restructuring plan within GM due to the recession and the companyâ„¢s long-term Å“vision for Pontiac.  Furthermore, Hopson clarified that the canceled truck does not change production plans for other G8 vehicles. The latest setback for 50 comes as MTV canceled the mogulâ„¢s high-profile reality show 50 Cent: The Money and the Power. 50 will be moving forward with the release his fourth studio album Before I Self-Destruct, which is now scheduled for February 3 release. The highly anticipated LP will be packaged with an original movie by the same title, which marks 50â„¢s directorial debut.

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