10 years ago this classic album dropped & a legend was created

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#1 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -

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50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop and his 1st album lived up to the hype,12 million albums sold with his debut

Pay homage 

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#2 Posted by Perfect_Blue (30160 posts) -

50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop

Bucked20

naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw

Album is greatness, though. I bump it every once in a while.

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#3 Posted by DroidPhysX (17098 posts) -
10 years already? F*ck i feel old
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#4 Posted by mrmusicman247 (17601 posts) -
i hate him
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#5 Posted by Chow_Mein_Kampf (6203 posts) -

10 years already? F*ck i feel oldDroidPhysX

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#6 Posted by Yusuke420 (2770 posts) -

10 years already? F*ck i feel oldDroidPhysX
 Yep, anyone heard anything new from 50? 

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#7 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="Bucked20"]

50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop

Aljosa23

naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw

Album is greatness, though. I bump it every once in a while.

IDK, the buzz around 50 Cent when he came out was monstrous. Still, Kanye West did beat him in the sales war.

Good album tho. Unfortunately, alot of people are just going to hate solely because it's a rap album.

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#8 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -

[QUOTE="Bucked20"]

50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop

Aljosa23

naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw

Album is greatness, though. I bump it every once in a while.

Yes,I heard stories of people paying $10 just for the bootleg,you usually could get 3 cds for $10 back in the day,dude had to much buzz
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#9 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="DroidPhysX"]10 years already? F*ck i feel oldYusuke420

 Yep, anyone heard anything new from 50? 

His new stuff is whack.

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#10 Posted by chessmaster1989 (30204 posts) -
50 cent's pretty mediocre
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#11 Posted by Wolfetan (7522 posts) -

Classic? Legend? :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

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#13 Posted by Perfect_Blue (30160 posts) -

50 cent's pretty mediocrechessmaster1989
Sure he's mediocre lyrically but 50 made some incredibly catchy tracks on GRODT. The album's production was near perfect.

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#14 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

50 cent's pretty mediocrechessmaster1989

In the larger scheme of rap music, you're probably right, but he's pretty good if you compare him to something like Gucci Mane or Wakka Flocka. His flow still has some of that old school substantialness.

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#15 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -

[QUOTE="DroidPhysX"]10 years already? F*ck i feel oldYusuke420

 Yep, anyone heard anything new from 50? 

The "big 10" mixtape was decent and I heard the "5 murder by numbers" mixtape was good,never gave it a listen tho
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#16 Posted by JustPlainLucas (77980 posts) -
Too bad he fell off faster than Paris Hilton's panties....
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#17 Posted by Yusuke420 (2770 posts) -

Too bad he fell off faster than Paris Hilton's panties....JustPlainLucas
Once he got that V-water deal, the rap game was stale to him. 250 million dollars will do that for you :D

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#18 Posted by ablafasaolin (82 posts) -
50 cent is terrible, just terrible
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#19 Posted by whipassmt (15375 posts) -

10 years, that makes sense, I was in 7th grade when I first heard of 50 Cent, which would've been 2003. One of my classmates was a big fan and would rap his lyrics at school.

In the Club is the main song I remember, though Many Men is pretty good too and I like the beginning dialogue in Heat.

The music video for In the Club is pretty cool, with 50 doing his exercises and being all jacked. I remember seeing that video a lot, right around 2003 my sister and her friend started a phase where they would always be watching music videos on BET.

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#20 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -
For real 50 only has 1 bad album,even b4 I self destruct was decent
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#21 Posted by JustPlainLucas (77980 posts) -

[QUOTE="JustPlainLucas"]Too bad he fell off faster than Paris Hilton's panties....Yusuke420

Once he got that V-water deal, the rap game was stale to him. 250 million dollars will do that for you :D

Wasn't it like 400 million?
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#22 Posted by Optical_Order (5100 posts) -

One of the few rap albums I enjoy. 

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#23 Posted by Yusuke420 (2770 posts) -

[QUOTE="Yusuke420"]

[QUOTE="JustPlainLucas"]Too bad he fell off faster than Paris Hilton's panties....JustPlainLucas

Once he got that V-water deal, the rap game was stale to him. 250 million dollars will do that for you :D

Wasn't it like 400 million?

 No way IRS let him keep all that money!

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#24 Posted by whipassmt (15375 posts) -

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50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop and his 1st album lived up to the hype,12 million albums sold with his debut

Pay homage 

Bucked20

That's a pretty cool cover picture. 50 is pretty jacked. 

My sister gave that CD to my cousin, I think he was copying it or using a beat from it in one of his own songs or something.

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#25 Posted by whipassmt (15375 posts) -

Does anyone else remember the 50cent/G-Unit Game for Xbox?

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#26 Posted by MetalDogGear (825 posts) -

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50 had the biggest buzz Ive ever seen in hip hop and his 1st album lived up to the hype,12 million albums sold with his debut

Pay homage 

Bucked20
I'll give him a do=llar to shut up
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#27 Posted by DaJuicyMan (3555 posts) -

50 got rich and stopped trying.

Old joke but SO true.

Great album, but ultimately 50 Cent is just a name in the history of hip-hop, no way he's a legend.

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#28 Posted by Zeviander (9503 posts) -
That does not appear to be Lucifer Incestus.
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#29 Posted by MetalDogGear (825 posts) -

50 got rich and stopped trying.

Old joke but SO true.

Great album, but ultimately 50 Cent is just a name in the history of hip-hop, no way he's a legend.

DaJuicyMan
Racist
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#30 Posted by gamah_killah (13020 posts) -

You can say whatever you want about him.. he's still making money.

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#31 Posted by nooblet69 (5162 posts) -

Pff, rap is crap :P.

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#32 Posted by Perfect_Blue (30160 posts) -

Does anyone else remember the 50cent/G-Unit Game for Xbox?

whipassmt

I still want a sequel to 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand.

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#33 Posted by MakeMeaSammitch (4889 posts) -

he is a joke.

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#34 Posted by El_Zo1212o (6054 posts) -

Unfortunately, alot of people are just going to hate solely because it's a rap album.

GreySeal9
My original intention was to hate because this so-called "classic album" was only ten years old. Now I've got this thread on two counts of bad taste.
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#35 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

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#36 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

LostProphetFLCL

Eminem may be a more talented MC, but with the exception of Stan and maybe a couple others, Eminem's actual songs are really not much better than the stuff on GRODT. And GRODT is certainly better than the abonimation that was Recovery.

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#37 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

LostProphetFLCL
You probably heard 2 50 cent songs and got your opinion from that,typical feminem fan
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#38 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

GreySeal9

Eminem may be a more talented MC, but with the exception of Stan and maybe a couple others, Eminem's actual songs are really not much better than the stuff on GRODT. And GRODT is certainly better than the abonimation that was Recovery.

This>Anything 50 Cent could ever DREAM of putting out. Oh wait, that song is on RECOVERY!

Seriously, what's with the nonsensical hate Recovery gets? Yes some singles were overplayed and yes the quality is NOT consistent, but damn it has some of Em's best tracks on it.

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#39 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

Bucked20

You probably heard 2 50 cent songs and got your opinion from that,typical feminem fan

You praise 50 Cent. Your opinion is invalid.

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#40 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="GreySeal9"]

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

LostProphetFLCL

Eminem may be a more talented MC, but with the exception of Stan and maybe a couple others, Eminem's actual songs are really not much better than the stuff on GRODT. And GRODT is certainly better than the abonimation that was Recovery.

This>Anything 50 Cent could ever DREAM of putting out. Oh wait, that song is on RECOVERY!

Seriously, what's with the nonsensical hate Recovery gets? Yes some singles were overplayed and yes the quality is NOT consistent, but damn it has some of Em's best tracks on it.

The song you linked is horrid. That nasty sounding pop hook is just awful. This 50 cent song is much better.

The first two singles were the only listenable bits of Recovery. The rest of it is badly produced and forgettable with some really embarrasing lyricism on some of the tracks. Can't believe he actually sampled Haddaway.

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#41 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -
[QUOTE="DroidPhysX"]10 years already? F*ck i feel old

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#42 Posted by 36Ounces (2065 posts) -

This album a classic :lol:


When you say rap classics I think of these:

Outkast-ATLiens
Kast-Aquemini
Bone Thugs-E1999 Eternal
UGK-Ridin Dirty
Nas-Illmatic
Dre-Chronic
8Ball & MJG-On top of the world...

All those albums are actual classics and sh*t all over this album. I could name a ton more a lot better than this. The 50 album had good beats, but is no way a classic haha GTFO with that.

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#43 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

[QUOTE="GreySeal9"]

Eminem may be a more talented MC, but with the exception of Stan and maybe a couple others, Eminem's actual songs are really not much better than the stuff on GRODT. And GRODT is certainly better than the abonimation that was Recovery.

GreySeal9

This>Anything 50 Cent could ever DREAM of putting out. Oh wait, that song is on RECOVERY!

Seriously, what's with the nonsensical hate Recovery gets? Yes some singles were overplayed and yes the quality is NOT consistent, but damn it has some of Em's best tracks on it.

The song you linked is horrid. That nasty sounding pop jook is just awful. This 50 cent song is much better.

The singles were the only listenable bits of Recovery. The rest of it is badly produced and forgettable with some really embarrasing lyricism on some of the tracks. Can't believe he actually sampled Haddaway.

Oh sweet, generic rap with crappy lyrics! That song sucks and so does 50 Cent.

The singles were way overplayed and some of the weaker tracks on the album.

No Love was a phenominal track BTW.

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#44 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="GreySeal9"]

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

This>Anything 50 Cent could ever DREAM of putting out. Oh wait, that song is on RECOVERY!

Seriously, what's with the nonsensical hate Recovery gets? Yes some singles were overplayed and yes the quality is NOT consistent, but damn it has some of Em's best tracks on it.

LostProphetFLCL

The song you linked is horrid. That nasty sounding pop jook is just awful. This 50 cent song is much better.

The singles were the only listenable bits of Recovery. The rest of it is badly produced and forgettable with some really embarrasing lyricism on some of the tracks. Can't believe he actually sampled Haddaway.

Oh sweet, generic rap with crappy lyrics! That song sucks and so does 50 Cent.

The singles were way overplayed and some of the weaker tracks on the album.

No Love was a phenominal track BTW.

Anybody who sings the praises of Recovery shouldn't be talking about generic rap. The beats on Recovery are the definition of generic. They don't make an impression at all. They're just there. Eminem's voice drowns out all the drab production.

The singles were not the weaker tracks. The first two singles were the only tracks that made any sort of impression, even if they were a bit too poppy.

I don't know what to tell somebody who thinks that No Love was a phenomenal track. That track was kind of embarrasing IMO.

Also, you shouldn't really be talking about crappy lyrics when Recovery has such lines as:

Hit a blind man with a coloring book and told him color inside the lines or get hit with a flying crayon.Eminem

you couldnt make a belemic puke on a piece of fvcking corn and peanut poop.Eminem

Embarrasing.

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#45 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

[QUOTE="GreySeal9"]

The song you linked is horrid. That nasty sounding pop jook is just awful. This 50 cent song is much better.

The singles were the only listenable bits of Recovery. The rest of it is badly produced and forgettable with some really embarrasing lyricism on some of the tracks. Can't believe he actually sampled Haddaway.

GreySeal9

Oh sweet, generic rap with crappy lyrics! That song sucks and so does 50 Cent.

The singles were way overplayed and some of the weaker tracks on the album.

No Love was a phenominal track BTW.

Anybody who sings the praises of Recovery shouldn't be talking about generic rap. The beats on Recovery are the definition of generic. They don't make an impression at all. They're just there. Eminem's voice drowns out all the drab production.

The singles were not the weaker tracks. The first two singles were the only tracks that made any sort of impression, even if they were a bit too poppy.

I don't know what to tell somebody who thinks that No Love was a phenomenal track. That track was kind of embarrasing IMO.

Also, you shouldn't really be talking about crappy lyrics when Recovery has such lines as:

Hit a blind man with a coloring book and told him color inside the lines or get hit with a flying crayon.Eminem

you couldnt make a belemic puke on a piece of fvcking corn and peanut poop.Eminem

Embarrasing.

What's it like over there in opposite world?

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#46 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="GreySeal9"]

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Oh sweet, generic rap with crappy lyrics! That song sucks and so does 50 Cent.

The singles were way overplayed and some of the weaker tracks on the album.

No Love was a phenominal track BTW.

LostProphetFLCL

Anybody who sings the praises of Recovery shouldn't be talking about generic rap. The beats on Recovery are the definition of generic. They don't make an impression at all. They're just there. Eminem's voice drowns out all the drab production.

The singles were not the weaker tracks. The first two singles were the only tracks that made any sort of impression, even if they were a bit too poppy.

I don't know what to tell somebody who thinks that No Love was a phenomenal track. That track was kind of embarrasing IMO.

Also, you shouldn't really be talking about crappy lyrics when Recovery has such lines as:

Hit a blind man with a coloring book and told him color inside the lines or get hit with a flying crayon.Eminem

you couldnt make a belemic puke on a piece of fvcking corn and peanut poop.Eminem

Embarrasing.

What's it like over there in opposite world?

I'm hardly the only one who thinks Recovery is garbage. Funnily enough, Get Rich or Die Tryin' was received better by music critics (not to say that their opinions are the be all, end all, but still, you're trying to act like what I'm saying is outrageous when it really isn't).

And are you going to defend those awful lines that I just quoted?

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#47 Posted by Abbeten (3140 posts) -

recovery is hot trash

 

em unironically raps the line 'shake that ass like a donkey with parkinsons'

 

that is indefensible 

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#48 Posted by 36Ounces (2065 posts) -

[QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

Bucked20

You probably heard 2 50 cent songs and got your opinion from that,typical feminem fan



I'm not a big Em fan but Em >>>>>>>>>>>>>> 50. Em destroys 50 lyrically, creatively and almost every other way.

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#49 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

recovery is hot trash

 

em unironically raps the line 'shake that ass like a donkey with parkinsons'

 

that is indefensible 

Abbeten

Like I said, embarrasing.

GRODT is hardly a masterful album, but atleast it had solid production and hooks and didn't contain tons of cringeworthy lines.

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#50 Posted by GreySeal9 (28247 posts) -

[QUOTE="Bucked20"][QUOTE="LostProphetFLCL"]

Okay seriously? Hate on Eminem but then go on praising 50 Cent?

Did I get sucked into some sort of alternate dimension or something?

50 Cent is an insult to music....

36Ounces

You probably heard 2 50 cent songs and got your opinion from that,typical feminem fan



I'm not a big Em fan but Em >>>>>>>>>>>>>> 50. Em destroys 50 lyrically, creatively and almost every other way.

This statement only makes sense if you are talking about Eminem in his prime.

Also, I prefer 50 Cent's voice even if Eminem is a technically more impressive MC. Or was. His lyrics suck now.