50 Cent is looking to put his stamp on the rap game in 2023 with the promise of new music, along with numerous projects from his ever-expanding film and TV empire.
The G-Unit mogul took to Instagram on Sunday (January 1) to pay tribute to his best friend Eminem’s continued success.
In his caption, 50 hinted at dropping new music, TV shows and movies over the next year to remind the world that he still has it too.
“That’s my boy,” he wrote next to a headline about Em’s YouTube dominance. #lecheminduroi.
50 Cent was no slouch when it came to his 2022 YouTube stream, either. The Queens, N.Y. native is one of his ten most popular rap artists on the platform, with 1.8 billion views despite only releasing two songs last year. was reportedly recorded. power book IV The theme song “Power Powder Respect” with Lil Dark and Jeremiah, and “Is This Love (’09)”, a collaboration with Eminem who was discovered.
Only Nicki Minaj, Juice WRLD, Lil Nas X, Future, Lil Baby, NBA Youngboy, Drake, Doja Cat and of course Eminem got more views.
“I didn’t put anything out for a while,” 50 boasted in another post. “I’m new and would have been mad if I hadn’t been on the list. #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi.
Snoop Dogg, DJ Quik, MSNBC’s Ari Melber and more applauded the longevity of the ’50s. “Good. Stay relevant,” commented Snoop, while Quick wrote: Seasoned too. Charts exist for the seasons in which you want to work. “
50 Cent spoke about his new music plans last summer. breakfast club He doesn’t want to release another album. Instead, he toyed with the idea of dropping an EP or soundtrack to one of his many TV series.
“I’ve started working on some things,” he told DJ Envy. But creatively… I got all the vehicles I needed to do it.I got 25 TV shows.”
He adds: Rock without the pressure of being a full album. When was the last time you saw actual sales numbers for a record?
The 50-year-old released his last album in 2014 animal ambitionsdetailed his plans in an interview with Hot 97’s morning ebro In October, he adapted his approach to releasing new content after realizing that his core audience was in a very different place in life than when he first came onto the scene. made it clear that
“Now those people are 43,” he explained. “They are now having drinks at home that they would have on the premises of a nightclub. Because we’re having a party there.”
A musical comeback from 50 Cent in 2023 would be fitting given that next month marks the 20th anniversary of his blockbuster debut album. Get Rich or Die Tryin’Home to hits like “In Da Club,” “PIMP,” and “21 Questions,” this chart-topping project reaffirms gangsta rap’s dominance while cementing 50 Cent as a global superstar. I made it.
Currently 9x Platinum, Get Rich or Die Tryin’ It could sell over 10 million copies this year and earn the coveted diamond shield from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This became his first diamond record in the 50’s and only the ninth rap act of all time to achieve the feat, after Eminem, Tupac and The Notorious BIG.