Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James made sure to put some respect on 50 Cent‘s name this week. King James went online to celebrate the G-Unit boss’ 45th birthday with a vintage throwback pic.

LeBron x 50

LBJ hit up Instagram with a must-see pic of himself posted up alongside Fif from way back in the day. The b-day shout-out even caught 50’s attention and sparked positive reception.

High-Key Details

Earlier in the week, 50’s protΓ©gΓ© Tony Yayo lit up social media with birthday moments from the rap star’s celebration. Yayo shared a clip from the event and revealed what they dined on.

“bransoncognac #lecheminduroi happy birthday @50cent surprise party.” -Tony Yayo’s Instagram

Wait, There’s More

On Monday, Curtis Jackson went to Instagram to geek out over an unexpected birthday shout-out. Fif shared footage of hip-hop icon KRS-One saluting his special day and 50 even credited his Criminal Minded album for changing his life.

“This is the best Birthday gift, this album impacted me the hardest out of everything i listen to. Swipe Left #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi” -50 Cent’s Instagram

Before You Go

On Monday, various hip-hop heavyweights acknowledged 50’s birthday. Everyone from G-Unit’s Tony Yayo to West Coast legend Snoop Dogg shouted out the rap veteran.

“Happy c. Day to my cousin @50cent A true hustler is defined by the measures of his mind heart and soul not just his bread πŸ₯– πŸ‘ŠπŸΏπŸ™πŸ½πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ί keep inspiring me u taught this old dogg some new tricks πŸ₯‚. Pt 1” -Snoop Dogg’s Instagram

“Never forget the guy who turned the lights on in your career. Appreciate you big homie and happy birthday. @50cent .” -Tony Yayo’s Instagram

“Happy bday God is great enjoy your day @50cent” -Fat Joe’s Instagram

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