From Friendship to Betrayal: Delve into the Chilling Timeline of Mike Tyson’s Best Friend and the Attempted Murder of 50 Cent

50 cent identified the person who shot him as Darryl Baum, Mike Tyson once called Baum as his brother in his post-fight interview

One of the most popular rappers and song-writers Cutis James Jackson, popularly known as 50 cents. He was at the top of his career during the early 2000s.

However, 50 Cent got shot in 2000 in front of his grandmother’s house which is one of the most infamous incidents in hip-hop history.

“Hommo shot me, three weeks later he got shot down,” 50 Cent rapped about how Darryl ‘Hommo’ Baum died after he attacked the rapper.

Darryl Baum was like a brother and personal bodyguard of Mike Tyson, who himself was shot to death a month later.



Mike Tyson gave tribute to Darryl Baum who shot 50 cent

50 cent identified the person who shot him and he was Darryl Baum.

And talked about it in various interviews such as Lil Wayne’s Young Money Radio program on Apple’s Beats 1 station.


He also talked about how Mike Tyson dedicated one of his fights wins to Baum.

It was Tyson’s fight against Lou Savarese in June 2000 which he won in 38 seconds via knockout.

He then went on to dedicate that win to his dead friend.


He said: “I dedicate this fight to my brother Daren Bawn who died. I’ll be there to see you, I love you with all my heart, all praise be to my children.”

Tyson having a scuffle with yet another big celebrity was no surprise for the fans.

However, It seems like over the years, the beef between Tyson and 50 Cent was dissolved and in 2007.

He even bought the iconic Tyson’s Mansion for a whopping $ 4.3 million.

However, the hip hop superstar revealed later that he regretted buying.

That mansion which he kept for 14 years, and paid $70000 every year for its management.


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