50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa Debut Chief Keef's "Hate Bein' Sober" Visual Seven Years Later

The infamous music video that Keef never showed up for.

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There are so many unverified rumors and stories surrounding the making of Chief Keef‘s major label debut Finally Rich, ultimately adding to the allure of a project that was one of the more memorable offerings from the early 2010s and helped to solidify Chicago’s drill scene. While Keef’s “I Don’t Like” video catapulted him into superstardom, he was less enthusiastic about filming other videos for the project. His “Hate Bein’ Sober” video featuring guest verses from 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa was supposed to boost his star power — instead, Keef failed to show up.

Now some seven years later, 50 Cent has dropped the version that only him and Wiz ended up shooting, sans Chief Keef, on his official YouTube page. The duo smoke and drive dune buggies somewhere out in the California desert, ultimately making the best out of an unexpected on-set situation. Back in 2012, 50 Cent was quick to shoot down any chance of releasing the video or working with the young Chicago rapper again, tweeting, “Chief Keef didn’t show up to his own video. I never saw anything like this on the first song… it’s not funny. Chief Keef didn’t sell any records yet. They will pull the plug on him.”

Keef was ultimately dropped from Interscope in 2014 after ongoing legal issues. He later signed to Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records but has continued to debut new projects through his own Glo Gang imprint. 50 also joined MSNBC’s Ari Melber via Instagram Live to talk about the decision to release the video nearly a decade later.

“His first song was “Sh*t I Don’t Like” that’s what made me see him… Then he signed to Interscope because I was signed to Interscope ’cause me and Eminem was there and then I wanted to work with him for that. I just liked him, his energy. And then, it turned into… we did “Hate Bein’ Sober.” It was me and Wiz Khalifa and Chief Keef but he never showed up to the video and me and Wiz shot the video.”

Watch the full visual above. In more music news, Beyoncé hopped on Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage (Remix)” to deliver two unforgettable verses.

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