In sum, Get Rich is an incredibly calculated album, albeit an amazing one. But until he drops that truly jaw-dropping album -- or falls victim to his own hubris -- this will certainly do. But the album is phenomenal on its own, without the personality that is 50 Cent. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Dr. Massacre itself wasn't all that either. Not to mention the dude could rap so smooth. Catchy hooks, punchlines, the over-the-top braggadocio was something everyone wanted to do for a while, and no one did it like 50.
People always say Jay Z is the coolest rapper, but I think 50 takes the cake on charisma and coolness. Have you listened to the artist before? Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Dr. Now, I have no proof for that, but I know that everyone was banging that album when it came out, if they wanted to or not. When The Massacre came out, rap was flooded with low-effort club music - at least that was what I was subjected to all I thought there was to it for that period of time. It was gangster rap with glamour. I like the party songs today but I dunno, when I go back and listen to the early 2000s music it just makes me feel some type of way not that I was popular, I was bullied and really fat. However, what brings the album all together is 50's personality.
What are the best tracks? Supposedly some kind of hip-hop concept album based on the life of various lowlifes, the disc seems as instantly dated as a Pet Rock. And, most importantly, following the fatal overdose of British rapper Mac Miller, her ex-. If you hear or read stories about 50 at this time, his work ethic and dedication are insane. I went to middle school at a school that was half ghetto-ish and half nice neighborhood. And though he very well could be the rightful successor to the Biggie-Jigga-Nas triptych, Get Rich isn't quite the masterpiece 50 seems capable of, impressive or not. My personal favs on this album are: Wanksta, Many Men, If I Can't. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 872,000 copies in its first week.
It ranked at number 37 on the Rolling Stone's list of the best albums of the 2000s. He brings a huge energy to every song while at the same time seeming cool and collected. Which, again, is a personal story, but while everyone and their mother listened to rap during 50's height, so many turned away from it a few years later, including me. . The songs at the end of this album speak to how tremendous this project was. Rap fans, metal heads, goths, parents, uncles, everyone was subjected to it in one way or another and vibed with it.
Sometimes if the mood's right I'd consider this better than In Da Club. Every Wednesday we will discuss an album from our. When Jay-Z's Kingdom Come came out and was a disappointment in every way I quit rap for a while - and not only because Rock and Metal appealed more to my teenage spirit and my living standards. It was everywhere, and it was infectious. The album's production was provided by Dr.
And he was -- and still is -- fucking excellent at it. Hip hop, Top 40, everything. He was beefing left and right, with established legends Nas and people he thought to be opportunistic frauds Ja. Give Em who produces two tracks and Dr. Do you think it deserves the praise it gets? No Dre-inspired album ever fails on the production end, and 50 Cent had the hook game on lock.
Dre and Eminem; as well as guest appearances from Eminem and his G-Unit associates Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, and Tony Yayo. He could rap about candy shops and celebrating birthdays in the club but he still caught the attention of Eminem and by extension Dre, he reminded everyone of his hood background and gangster lifestyle, he made clear that he was a force to be reckoned with. How has this album affected hip-hop? The initial planned release was pushed seven days ahead, due to heavy bootlegging and internet leakage. In fact, the expectations were so massive that they overshadowed the music itself -- 50 becoming more of a phenomenon than simply a rapper -- so massive that you had to be skeptical, particularly given the marketing-savvy nature of the rap world. This album deserves to be essential, because I think it paved the way for all the sing-song flows you hear today. I thought I was so hard, I had the Get Rich or Die Tryin poster in my locker at school, the whole 9. Discussion throughout the week is encouraged.
And that's almost the entire tracklist. In sum, Get Rich is an incredibly calculated album, albeit an amazing one. It was released on February 6, 2003, by Aftermath Entertainment, under a joint venture with Shady Records, and distributed by Interscope Records. Just goes to show how consistent this album is. Great example of someone taking huge advantage of great opportunities. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Dr.