Ed Sheeran joins 50 Cent on stage

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Ed Sheeran made a surprise appearance at the rapper’s concert, performing his 2017 hit, ” Shape of You “.

Imagine you’re at a 50 Cent concert, he announces a special guest and the guest is behind a box with the ominous message ” There is a monster in this box “. How much do you bet it’s not Ed Sheeran?

The menacing maestro of pop, the Lucifer of the looper, the acoustic animal himself made a surprise appearance at the 50 Cent concert in London on Tuesday evening, November 21st. It wasn’t even to perform their only collaboration, ” Remember the Name ”, which appears on the album No. 6 Collaborations Project from 2019 (which also features Eminem). This was so Sheeran could perform his (seemingly still) unmissable 2017 hit, “ Shape of You “.

Ed Sheeran also documented the entire evening on Instagram Stories, debuting in his first clip, “ 50 Cent invited me to the O2 to sing ‘Shape of You’. And I’m going to go on stage and say: “Who likes ‘In Da Club’ ? This is ‘Shape of You’ ! »

In other clips, Sheeran filmed himself walking around backstage and singing along to 50 Cent’s hit ” 21 Questions “. Later, he is seen sitting in the arena singing ” Many Men (Wish Death) » and going crazy (like everyone else) when 50 Cent ends up playing “ In Da Club “.

After the show, 50 Cent thanked Sheeran for coming, writing on Instagram: “ My man came for me tonight, 💣BOOM💨LONDON went crazy! It doesn’t get bigger than that. »

50 Cent has a number of international dates remaining on his tour. Final Lap », which will end on December 21 in Abu Dhabi.


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