50 Cent Mobb Deep Outta Control for Throwback Thursday

Once again, it’s Thursday which means we’re closer to the weekend. This week’s playlist consisted of a personal mixtape, Too Short, The Ghetto Trying to Kill Me and about 3 other mixtapes. On Tuesday, we celebrated the 15th anniversary of the release of the Massacre by 50 Cent. The Massacre is an underrated classic that doesn’t get enough of props. With the success of Get Rich or Die Trying, it was hard for 50 Cent to emulate that album. The Massacre went on to sell over five million albums and a total of 9 million worldwide.  The Massacre ... [read more]

50 Cent The Massacre Released 15 Years Ago Today

50 Cent is most known for his work as an actor and producer of the hit show, Power. 15 years ago, 50 Cent released his second album The Massacre. The Massacre sold 1.15 million copies in its first four days of release, becoming the 6th-largest opening week for an album at the time since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991. The Massacre was the follow-up to 50 Cent’s classic, Get Rich or Die Trying. The Massacre went on to sell over 5 million copies in the United States and nine worldwide. The album was accompanied with a DVD that ... [read more]

Obie Trice We All Die One Day for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday, which we’re closer to the weekend. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re going back to the year 2003. Obie Trice was signed to Eminem and his Shady Records debut was called Cheers. Cheers were a really good album and it eventually went gold. The album had hits like Shit Hits the Fan, Average Man, Lady, The Set Up and the featured track. We All Die One Day is the title and it was a straight classic when it dropped. We All Die One Day featured Eminem, 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks back when Shady and ... [read more]

Stunt 101 G Unit for Throwback Thursday

Jay-Z wasn’t the only one celebrating an anniversary yesterday as he released the Black Album 15 years ago. G Unit released their major label debut, Beg for Mercy. 50 Cent set the stage for this release after he dropped Get Rich or Die Trying earlier in the year. During this time, Tony Yayo was locked up and this G Unit album set Lloyd Banks for his debut project, Hunger for More. Stunt 101 was the first single of the album and my Throwback Thursday track. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck dropped the track about six weeks before the album ... [read more]

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