50 Cent Says New Album is Better Than Get Rich Or Die Tryin’

In preparation of performing his classic, Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ album at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas on Friday night (March 16), 50 Cent has been listening to the LP constantly.

And as great as Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ is, with records like “Many Men,” “21 Questions,” “P.I.M.P.,” “If I Can’t” and the club smash “In da Club,” 50 believes his upcoming album is just better.

“I haven’t been on twitter much because I been focused on my album,” 50 tweeted on his account on Friday. “I listen to GRODT over and over I honestly think my albums better.”

That’s a hefty statement, considering Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ sold over eight million copies in the United States alone since its released back in February 2003, otherwise known as the year of 50 Cent and his G-Unit take-over.

’Fif has been talking about his fifth studio album, which is scheduled to drop this year, for quite some time now. Last June, he released the track “Outlaw.” Although the track was believed to be his lead single off the new LP, 50 clarified on his Twitter page, saying it’s not the first single.

In the December/January issue of XXL, 50 did mention a few people that he’s working with for the album.

“Production-wise, man, I got some Boi-1da joints,” 50 said. “I did some stuff with Alex da Kid. I worked with Em—well, he didn’t actually produce the record this time, but we worked together. On the record, we recorded a few joints. I worked with Frank Dukes, and he came with some pieces for me this go-round.”

Fuse.tv will be airing 50’s performance of Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ live from SXSW at midnight Friday.—Mark Lelinwalla

  • Kobe Jones

    GRODT is a great album, definitely a classic but it was right for the time it was released. With how the music climate has changed i bet if it was released now it wouldnt sell as much as it did. 50 shouldnt try to outdo GRODT he should just record nice music and blend it with a bit more melodic tunes like he did with The Massacre cos that’s the kinda music that’s mostly getting radio play and sales….. With this he can top the charts again without having to compromise his style and image.

  • http://fasfsa DUMB

    Thats for all albums ^^^

    • Kobe Jones

      What you mean?

  • crooklynite

    diffrent day, diffrent time..hip-pop sells now, so he’ll have to dumb it all the way down, add some 808′s, get a drake and/or weezy feature, lick Rick Ross’s nut-sacks and then MAYBE he’d sell a few units.

    • Kobe Jones

      See what you said is what’s wrong with hip hop right now. You think just bcos someone does a pop or r&b track or album wtith a lil rap featured in it it is a hip hop track or album. 50 dont need to compromise his style or be a sellout to sell records, he’s made his mark in the rap game he’s sold over 40mil records he dont need to dickride anyone to get sales, he’s still big internationally.

    • juan

      lmao

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  • http://Facebook.com/KidPistol Kid Pistol

    Co-sign Kobe.

  • FUFU

    50 can do it anytime, he just needs to focus on the production.
    Nobody copped GRODT for its lyrics. We all bouth it because of the crazy tunes!

  • kenny

    nah what u need to do is get in the studio and lock up scot storch , dre , khalil , jake one , d parker , mr porter , sha money and make them produce 10 joints collaboratively . make a new sound .

  • TRUTHNOTLIES

    real niggas dont get any love any more

    new york aint poppin

    the type of music he makes aint poppin

    doing a song on your own don’t get love now you have to have features after features which 50 has never done

  • tight

    seems like everyone thinks rap starts and ends with drake lil wayne and rick ross even these wack ass radio stations in ny and dick riding funkmaster lame ass flex is the biggest one

  • http://Xxlmag.com Bigwillystyle

    50 don’t talk shit

  • alex

    fuck hip hop now and day , ymcm r gay

  • Benicio Del Thoro

    Fif needs to get with Dre and start smacking niggas with the rugers again. Where is Dre at during all this??

  • O.skino

    Great or not… Nothing is selling that many copies anymore. He just better hope this next album is recieved well, cause GRODT was an instant classic!!!

  • awosanya

    I belief 50 can still do better even without featuring, we love him here. Lagos Nigeria.

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