The Get Rich or Die Trying Soundtrack Released 15 Years Ago

50 Cent have gone down as one of the most successful rappers of all-time. 50 would rearrange the mixtape game before being signed to Eminem and Shady Records. Get Rich or Die Trying is one of the biggest debut albums ever in hip hop. The album has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. As we all know, 50 Cent has gotten away from hip hop and into the entertainment world. He’s helped put out the popular series, Power on Starz and a show on ABC called Life. Before all that, 50 put out something of his life story with the movie titled Get Rich or ... [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]

Classic I’m So Fly Lloyd Banks for Throwback Thursday

The Punchline King, Lloyd Banks was one of the hottest MCs when G-Unit first hit the scene. After many appearances on several classic G-Unit mixtapes, 50 Cent released his classic, major label debut, Get Rich or Die Trying.  After the successful 50 Cent album, G-Unit released their debut, group album Beg for Mercy. 50 Cent prepped Lloyd Banks as they released the single, Smile from the album featuring Banks with 50 on the hook. June of the following year, Banks released his debut album, Hunger for More and On Fire was his lead single. A few ... [read more]

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