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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke October 20, 2020

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in Trump hats

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  • This is a doctored image. 
 

Rapper 50 Cent recently appeared to endorse President Donald Trump on Twitter while another rapper, Ice Cube, is working with the president on his plan for Black America.  

But a photo spreading on social media that shows the men sitting together and wearing "Trump 2020" hats has been doctored. 

"50 Cent & Ice Cube have boarded the trump train!" one post sharing the photo says. 

This post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.) 

Ice Cube tweeted the original, unaltered photo on July 6. 

"Happy birthday to the homie @50Cent," he wrote.

In the photo, 50 Cent is wearing a New York Yankees hat. 

Ice Cube is wearing a hat that says BIG3, the name of the 3-on-3 basketball league he founded.

"(VOTE forTrump)," 50 Cent said on Oct. 19, tweeting his displeasure over a news report that said that in some states Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s tax plan could result in high combined state and federal income tax rates for those with household incomes of more than $400,000. "I don’t care Trump doesn’t like black people 62% are you out of ya f------ mind."

Among the people sharing the doctored image of the rapper and Ice Cube the next day was one of the president’s sons, Eric Trump. 

"Two great, courageous, Americans!" he tweeted

We rate this Facebook post False.

 

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