50 Cent Joins New "Hang w/" Mobile Video Platform
(AllHipHop News) Rapper/entrepreneur Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has announced that he has joined the "Hang w/" mobile app platform. The interactive streaming service potentially allows millions of fans around the world to chat with the G-Unit leader in real-time.
The app has already been downloaded 400,000 times and has created over 8 million user sessions including chats with other celebrities Timbaland, Paula Abdul, Jimmy Kimmell, and Terrell Owens.
"Hang With has the power to connect people to content and brands in ways never before possible," said 50. "I am excited to use Hang With to connect with my fans and to watch the platform grow because of its unique and exciting way of connecting people."
Hang w/ is a subsidiary of MEDL Mobile, Inc. MEDL was co-founded by CEO Andrew Maltin in March 2009. Hang w/ became available to the public in March of this year.
"50 Cent is at the top of who's who in entertainment and social media," said Maltin. "He's a Grammy-winning music artist who has more than seven million followers on Twitter and more than 31 million likes on Facebook. We can't wait to see what happens when his fans can get the most authentic social media experience hanging with him live."
Hang w/ is available for download via the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Watch the promo video for Hang w/ below.