According to reports in the St Petersburg Times, 50cent's name is still at the centre of court arguments. This time, however, it is the rapper's music that sets a historical precedent. The facts: Michael Carreras is stopped by the police on the legendary Ocean Drive in Miami Beach . The cause of the stop was In da Club music blaring from the car stereo, in an area where loud stereos or radios are strictly forbidden.
The judge's sentence is very peculiar: $500 fine or forced listening to Verdi's 'La Traviata'.
The 32-year-old of Spanish origin accepts opera.
Then, after the sentence is served, he states : "It was a very special sentence, but I found it relaxing". .
Giuseppe Verdi now has a new b-boy fan.