Artists Speak On Their Songs Remade for 50 Cent Is The Future

Erick Sermon on 50′s “Got Me a Bottle” (remake of “Got Me A Model,” by R.L. featuring Erick Sermon):
I didn’t even know that song hit New York. It was a song that didn’t blow up. I thought it was a cool record with me and R.L. But 50 Cent, at that time, to be so—he was hot—so for him to pick that record, it must have been an influence. I just never felt the impact of it being big. Maybe because I was in Atlanta at the time. I didn’t know that record got past California. That’s where it was made at and it had kind of blew up from California.

50 Cent was doing remixes for everything at the time. He was touching whatever was hot. It was cool to hear that he did that song. I had no idea he was remaking it, until Hot 97 was rocking it. I was like, “Wow.” The beat was done by Jermaine Dupri, so it was a pretty cool beat and Jermaine was smokin’ hot at the time, too. 50 Cent was smokin’ hot, so for him to choose a record like that—50’s remixes, you know, it sounded good.

“Got Me a Model”

“Got Me a Bottle”

  • ricky ross i wanna be as real and as rich as 50

    I am lucky enough 2 own a real copy of this and man i miss hip hop back then it was so fresh and real and hood and exciting and so much better than it is today

    50 has never been the best rapper ever but he will always be the realest and best hustler ever in hip hop if you disagree go and check his track record

  • Mario

    I Am Also Fortunate Enough To Have a Copy Still in the Shrink Wrap And Next To My Signed Copy Of Lloyd Banks’ Money in The Bank Pt. 1, G-unit Will Forever Be My Favorite Rap Group, No one Has done What He did to Rap in Such a Short Time And He Really is The Mixtape King!!!

  • jrash87

    this is the 1st 50 album i ever got. i remember when heard this, i thought wow! this dude must be crazy jakin peoples beats like that!! he put his left foot forward an now look at him..

  • http://thisis50.com lerone

    str8 heat…i was a fresh man in CT high sch when this drop..had me on sum G shyt…history..yall followme on twitter @mr_attitude954

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