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What 50 Cent, Vampire Weekend and More Did on Their Snow Day

50 became a snow-shoveling entrepreneur, while Vampire Weekend got apocalyptic

December 27, 2010 5:35 PM ET
What 50 Cent, Vampire Weekend and More Did on Their Snow Day
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The New York City metropolitan area has been collectively digging itself out from a major snowstorm all day long — so it’s only natural that many of the stars who live in New York took to Twitter to comment on the storm and its aftermath. Here’s what a few rock and hip-hop stars had to say today.

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50 Cent:
I'm going out to shovel snow and see if I can make me a few extra dollars today. I'm charging more if they want to take pictures

I want a hundred dollars per house. I bet anybody ill make a grand moving snow today. Lol

I got 4 people on one street to agree to my fee after they saw the first job I did. Now I'm looking for employees.

this snow moving business is just to see if laws apply to every business. After the first job I got 4 more now I have 3 kid I hired.

One is a cute kid he has on a snow suit. So I'm sending him to ring the door bell to ask if we can shovel there snow. Lol 

Diddy (who would never let a little snow get in the way of promoting his new album — then again, is that surprising?):
ATTN EVERYONE! The LTTP Promo will NOT stop-so just embrace it LOL +get your blizzard party started right> http://diddy.it/i7he4k LOL #LTTP

Chris Baio, Vampire Weekend:
This is shaping up to be the most post-apocalyptic day of my life.

Rostam Batmanglij, Vampire Weekend:
Back in NY. Snow outside my window is careening upwards. Visibility is zero

relied on train, subway, and hiking through snow

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Asher Roth:
Update: @NottzRaw has made it safely through 16 inches of snow in VA to retrieve all files from the Durt Factory.

Ted Leo:
Question: 1st time living in a building w/a super in a while. I'm not supposed to shovel for the whole place, right? That IS his job, right?

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