Today In Hip-Hop: Kanye West & 50 Cent Battle For Sales Supremacy

On this day, September 11, in hip-hop history... 2007: Kanye West and 50 Cent competed in a virtual battle for hip-hop supremacy as the two men's third albums went head-to-head in sales battle on September 11, 2007. After Kanye's third album, Graduation, was pushed ahead from it's intial release date on September 18 to a week earlier on September 11, Kanye found himself in direct competition with 50 Cent's Curtis which had previously been scheduled for that date. The stage was set for a good old fashioned showdown. Feeling confident in his grip on the hip-hop world, 50 promised that he would ...

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