Jadakiss 'arrested on murder charge' rumours and speculation explained

5 August 2021, 15:14

Jadakiss 'arrested on murder charge' rumours and speculation explained
Jadakiss 'arrested on murder charge' rumours and speculation explained. Picture: Getty

Has Jadakiss really been arrested for a murder charge? Here's everything we know about the rumours.

Jadakiss became trending on Twitter when he strongly delivered his bars in a Verzuz battle representing the rap group The Lox against Dipset on Tuesday (Aug 3).

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The two well-renowned rap groups went head to head in a clash at Madison Square Garden. A huge talking point was Jadakiss demolishing Cam'ron – which 50 Cent even trolled Killa Cam for.

Cam'ron (L) and Jadakiss attend Verzuz: The Lox Vs Dipset at Madison Square Garden on August 3, 2021.
Cam'ron (L) and Jadakiss attend Verzuz: The Lox Vs Dipset at Madison Square Garden on August 3, 2021. Picture: Getty

Taking to Instagram, 50 Cent trolled Cam'ron with a photoshopped picture of Jadakiss, a member of the Lox, wearing his signature pink mink.

Fif captioned the meme: “@jadakiss The LOX smoked @mr_camron DIPSET last night."LOL took his pink sh**!”

Fans took Jadakiss's win even further, creating a fake news report with the headline 'Rapper Jadakiss arrested on murder charge'.

While many fans saw the headline and ran with it, believing that Jadakiss had actually been arrested on a murder charge, it was all just a joke.

A fake news report was circulating on Twitter. The report praises Jadakiss for lyrically 'murdering' members from the Dipset rap group.
A fake news report was circulating on Twitter. The report praises Jadakiss for lyrically 'murdering' members from the Dipset rap group. Picture: Twitter/50cent

Jadakiss 'murdering' the set is other words for saying he 'killed' his performance – meaning he did an exceptionally great job at delivering his raps.

The fake news report further read: 'Jadakiss whose real name is Jason Phillips, was one of 3 who: "Murdered Dipset" said Detective Sgt Joseph Pietropaolo said.

He said the 'Lox' are charged with criminal possession of a weapon because a loaded microphone was found at Madison Sq. Garden and some Harlem residents became the victims to it.'

'Jadakiss, a Yonkers native, released his first solo set during the night and completely oliterated known associates of his close friend Ma$e. Further investigation...'

50 Cent reacts to the fake news report on Twitter.
50 Cent reacts to the fake news report on Twitter. Picture: Twitter/@50cent

50 Cent shared the news report on Twitter and wrote: "Damn they are working this sh*t LOL".

While many fans were concerned, after seeing the headline without reading the fake news report, they took to Twitter with confusion.

One fan wrote: "Wait Jadakiss got arrested !!!", while another added: "Wayment jadakiss got arrested wth".

However, people began to catch onto the joke sparking more responses on Twitter. For clarity, Jadakiss has not been arrested.

See tweets below.

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