50 Cent Calls Out Instagram For Shadow Banning Him: “This Page Has Been Stuck At 25 Million For A Year”

New York rapper 50 Cent wants Instagram to get its act together. The hip-hop veteran has come forward to single out the powerhouse for allegedly shadow banning his account and keeping him from growing his followers.

50 CENT’S Shadow Ban Claim

On Monday, the hip-hop veteran went to his Instagram page to single out the social media powerhouse. Fif noted how he’s had 25 million followers for an entire year but also downplayed the alleged tactic on how much he’s grinding.

“I have been shadow banned this page has been stuck at 25 million for a year. Smh 😏but i’m every where so i don’t care.” -50 Cent’s Instagram

50 Cent’s shadow ban claim is his latest issue with Instagram.


According to reports, shadow banning can ultimately kill a person’s chance at blowing up on social media. Someone’s content will ultimately get limited visibility on a platform as a result of the action.

From Instagram’s point of view, shadowbanning makes sense. Shadowbanning allows Instagram to filter out accounts that don’t comply with their terms. Some people use inauthentic measures to expand their Instagram following, like automated bots or hundreds of hashtags irrelevant to their content. If that’s the case, it seems only fair for Instagram to block those accounts, so users can continue receiving genuine and helpful content. (Hub Spot)

Wait, There’s More

Back in June 2020, 50 Cent shared his issues with Instagram. The rap heavyweight slammed IG’s commenting system and turned off the feature as a result.

“Follow me on Twitter i’m turning my comments off on IG too many Bots trying to sway public opinions. #bransoncognac#lecheminduroi” -50 Cent’s Instagram

Before You Go

In May 2018, 50 Cent said he had enough with IG. Fifty blamed his issues with Instagram on its censorship and content restrictions.