Outrage after murder victim mentioned in 50 Cent song

December 12, 2011 2:36:41 PM PST
There is outrage over a 50 Cent song that refers to a recent double-murder in Queens.

The family of a man killed in a shooting on the Q111 bus earlier this month can't believe the rapper is incorporating the tragedy in his latest mix.

The new mix tape has millions of hits online.

But its first song "Body on It" devastated Marvin Gilkes' widow and nieces.

It begins with clips of news reports of his murder then goes into a rap promoting gun violence.

"It has the news coverage. He goes on to say he has nine millimeter gun with an extended clip on it and he wants to put a bullet to somebody's head. What's wrong with him. We're mourning!" says the victim's niece, Keischa Taylor.

The victim's wife, Alicia Gilkes is also unhappy. "I'm grieving, my kids are grieving my family is grieving it's just wrong."

Gilkes was shot in the back by a stranger riding the Q111 bus early this month.

Police say the alleged madman murdered his girlfriend's stepson then opened fire on a crowded bus in Jamaica, Queens.

50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson is from South Jamaica, Queens.

He too was the victim of gun violence, having been shot nine times back in 2000.

His publicist and recording label have not provided a statement despite Eyewitness News' repeated attempts to obtain one.

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