XXL & ThisIs50 Present Live Screening of 50 Cent’s Before I Self Destruct Online Tonight

XXLMag.com and thisis50.com have partnered with Ustream to present a live screening of 50 Cent’s directorial debut Before I Self Destruct tonight (November 19).

Fans will have the opportunity to watch the film alongside Fif tonight at 9:30 p.m. EST here on XXLmag.com. Directly following the movie, the G-Unit leader will conduct a live question and answer session with viewers.

BISD depicts 50 Cent as Clarence, a one-time basketball star who resorts to a life of crime after his mother is gunned down, fueled partly by revenge as well as the need to support his younger brother. The film, which shares the same title as the Queen’s rapper’s recently released CD, features brief appearances from Treach of Naughty by Nature and G-Unit member Lloyd Banks, who plays a schoolteacher.

It is but one of two movies that are included with 50’s new disc, currently in stores now. The other is a documentary on the rapper/actor’s deceased mentor, titled 2 Turntables and a Mic: The Life and Death of Jam Master Jay.

As previously reported, Fifty will grace the cover of the forthcoming December/January year-end double issue of XXL magazine, hitting stands on December 1st.

To watch BISD with 50, be sure to tune in to XXLmag.com tonight at 9:30 p.m. EST. —Elan Mancini

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  • a.k.

    Shout to my nigga Fif, stay getting that money.

  • sealsaa

    Desperate much?

    • http://www.bboycult.com www.bboycult.com

      i’d say good business. marketing is key to any artist’s survival. no matter where they are in their career. it is a business as well as an art. to eat from it, you got to be mindful of both.

  • that nigga

    Thats what came to my mind. Desperation!

  • http://xxl gside

    I seen it not bad .

  • Genral

    Poor Fif… he couldn’t even get a distribution for his low budget self produced, hood glorifying excuse for film.

    I actually enjoyed the film and the album, but desperate indeed.

    The issue with Fif he talks so much iish about everyone and never works with anyone. Rick Ross is on everybody tracks. EVERYBODY.

    Fif has no friends, and shows no growth in his music. Good Businessman. Poor PR

  • jonny bizness

    he needs 2 have a q and a regarding the album never mind the movie lol

  • jonny bizness

    He needs 2 have a q and a about the album never mind the movie

  • dewill

    people are gonna look real dumb when the final album sales come out talkin’ all this shit.

  • $ykotic/Don McCaine

    Did I not say yesterday that man is more interested in the DVDs?


    so wtf can i get the one with 2 turn tables an a mic i been askin everywhere and i thought u can order that deluxe??? whereeee do i gett it i jus bought new 50 and its dope but didnt get all of the bonus tracks jus one and no jam master j dvd??? jus the movie which is cool but i want to buy the one with all bonus tracks and 2 turntables and mic??

    but bisd is DOPE GO GET IT EVERYONE

  • Paul

    the CD is fkn crazy.. movie is good shit too…

  • yoprince

    My BISD copy came with:

    - A G-Unit sweatsuit

    - Shade 45 radio subscription

    - An autographed bullet dislodged from 50’s face

    - A book titled ‘50 Cent’s 50,000 Laws of Power’ by Robert Greene

    - A dvd titled ‘50 Cent does Improv’

    - A ‘Best of G-Unit Radio’ CD

    - a pamphlet with the heading “How to Start a House Fire in 30 seconds”

    - Yayo’s new cologne: ’50’s Scent”

    Thanks 50!

  • sealsaa

    “Did I not say yesterday that man is more interested in the DVDs?”

    And yet, he proclaimed BISD to be on the level of GRODT(which I don’t particulary care for). Does he really expect people to believe that he doesn’t care about this album’s sales? With the way he’s been marketing it? I bet he says something to that effect after the first week sales numbers are in. He stays backpedaling when his failures are concerned(see:Kanye/50 sales battle).

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      Ha! I knew you were gonna say something!

      Of course he is concerned about the sales #’s.

      But I noticed ever since he said he had a movie production company w/Mickey Rourke that this is where he’s gonna plant his feet next. The Interscope deal is officially over now.

      Before I continue BISD is the 1st album I EVER copped of 50′s. For the DVDs.

      Is he suffering from his own mantra? Yes.

      Did he jump out the window with the GRODT comparison? Yes. Could he replicate that same fire(sales #’s) as before? No. Even Michael couldn’t after “Off The Wall” & “Thriller”.

      Is he promoting the DVD’s more than the album? YES. He’s not doing promo tours or shows like Jay, Rae or Em did. Movie screenings, book signings, cologne premieres. The man is grooming himself for a transition right before our eyes. ON THE BISD BUDGET $. I’m surprised more people don’t see this.

      And anyone can call it riding or what not, but I will commend the man for realizing it’s time to get another job instead of waiting to get fired for unemployment.

      And yes, if this album(BISD) is not RIAA certified(circle OR triangle), it will be considered a flop.

      The man is moving on, I thought y’all would be happy about this…

  • sealsaa

    @ yoprince

    You forgot the commemorative Tony Yay:Thoughts of a Predicate Felon coaster.

  • Common

    yall say Desperation. haters thats promo. And he is not gonna sit at 160k first week thats a prediction dick heads. he will hit 300k or more. yall watch! keep hating tho its funny to see the comments on here cause some people really want him to lose but the thing is he wont hahahahha!

  • sealsaa

    Its a thin line between hating and dick riding.

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  • LA Pharaoh

    Yall niggas killin me
    50 gettin bread

  • sealsaa

    “Ha! I knew you were gonna say something!”

    Well, you know, what can I say? ;)

    “The man is grooming himself for a transition right before our eyes.”

    “The man is moving on, I thought y’all would be happy about this…”

    Good for him. Interesting though, how his chief complaint with Jay-Z seems to be that “he ain’t hood no more!”. Jay’s been making this transition for a minute, and when he does it, he’s “Mr. Knowles”, but when 50 does it, its a testament to his business acumen. Little haterism going on there? I think so(not on your part, mind you). Ya boy’s a world class hater(“Males don’t get jealous/That’s a female trait/What/you made cause you push dimes/and he sell weight?”). 50 getting bread doesn’t bother me. Its when he criticizes other’s methods of success, then has the gall to copy them.

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      “Its when he criticizes other’s methods of success, then has the gall to copy them.”

      YES! You realize they are GIVING him the ideas!

      Here’s a good example of where I’m coming from:

      Fif just completed 2 movies with Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer & Sharon Stone, and just went halfsies on a movie production studio with Mickey Rourke. Son actually picked up the camera himself, and started learning it, thinking about “what could I do to make this work”.

      Enter Rick Ross. Now Fif has a reason to “act”. Remember he was doing more skits than diss songs with the name Curly(what Ross named him)…”Ross’ baby momma will be my model while I practice photography, she needs a paycheck…”

      “Sh*t I can actually put this on the website”.

      “Yo videos online are crap quality. Wait, I can do MY OWN videos…”

      “Fif where’s the music???” “F*** it Jimmy just approved me after Em. I’ma put these early throwaways on a couple mixtapes and record some new stuff while I’m throwing jabs at Ross.”

      “Yo I’ma put this BISD movie with the album. F*** it the JMJ doc I wanted to throw out there too. Jimmy don’t have control over those, this is MY SH*T. Anyway this will get UNIVERSAL PICTURES to look @ me, and besides I ain’t gotta worry about Jimmy no more, I maxed out.”

      “Now I need promo…Beans is on what line? Damn Beans I didn’t know man, I didn’t know. But HERE’S what we can do…”

      “Sh*t I forgot Beans CAN ACT TOO…”

      “And I’ma sue these cats(WSHH), so this way if I don’t hit my target #’s, it don’t hurt the pockets as much…snatch their custies for my BOOBOOTV.”


      • http://www.bboycult.com www.bboycult.com

        thats why i spar wit u $yk…

        i wrote the same thing in my comments on Combat Jack’s post yesterday. sometimes you gotta have the right eyes to see whats goin on.

        but a lot of folks will miss it. it’s hard to see much thru red or green eyes…

    • macdatruest

      Give Sealsaa a blog fuck Combat Jack.

  • http://planet7ent.com Phil-osophy

    I hate 50 but I cant hate on him. Get that paper!

  • nae

    So you dont like 50cent but you sit up here and whatch the movie

  • Young 50

    50 cent first week sales should do well, but its always haters out there that wanna go against him for some reason. When it comes to Jay-Z though he can do know wrong. 50 cent is the most succesful rapper out right now besides Jay period. Now watch somebody say it aint about the money.

  • Still a Fan of Fif

    Fifty isnt flopping. Futhermore the album is dope. Its at least as dope as G-Unit’s Beg for Mercy.
    There will never be another GRODT, Doggystyle, or Reasonable doubt. So what is yall problem with 50 cent


    Pretty good film, and BISD is a good album. I could do without 2 tracks on it but the rest is pure.

  • fmeezy

    anyone who says bisd is wack is on skinny jean rainbow colour s*** . 50s numbers worldwide will be solid 600,000 haters haha!

  • Roman

    I respect 50′s hustle but he’s lost his touch. Jay’s lost some of his edge too. If they had beef in 03, I would be interested. Jay’s being lazy and still beating 50 lyrically, and now Curtis is stooping to calling Beanie Siegel and dissing Beyonce’. Come on bro, step your game up… most of BISD is not that great and you’re sounding worse than everyone you attack. Officer Ross, Jay and even Wayne (eww) are sounding better than you now dude… time to go back to the lab again and stop makin’ silly ass internet videos. Where’s the fire, Fif?