50 Cent's cruel message to dying rap rival Rick Ross

Rap star 50 Cent isn't letting the prospect of death get in the way of his bitter feud with fellow hip-hop artist Rick Ross.

Ross is reportedly in a critical condition in hospital after collapsing in his Miami home on Friday (local time), with police reports suggesting he was "slobbing out the mouth" and "breathing heavy".

But while many from the hip-hop industry have been sending thoughts and prayers - including the likes of Missy Elliot, Snoop Dogg and French Montana - 50 Cent was far less sympathetic.

The 42-year-old took to Instagram to post a screenshot from the film Rocky IV, which many perceived to have been laced with a deeper meaning.

The screenshot was taken from a scene in which Ivan Drago stands over opponent Apollo Creed as he lays on the floor dying.

While glaring at him emotionlessly, Drago delivers a brutally insensitive line: "If he dies, he dies."

50 Cent has been heavily criticised for the social media post, but as yet, he has delivered no response.

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