Today marks the 20th anniversary of 50 Cent's debut album, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', which was always on his agenda. The highly regarded album created a new standard and has since inspired many rappers' careers and how they ought to behave in the music industry. On February 6, 2003, Get Rich Or Die Tryin' was made available through Interscope, Dr. Dre's Aftermath, Eminem's Shady Records, and 50's own G-Unit Records.
According to Revolt TV, 50 Cent is offering fans the chance to buy an autographed vinyl copy of Get Rich or Die Tryin' on his website to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the timeless song. Additionally, the special deal complements the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations of hip hop. 50 posted on his socials writing:
As the anniversary of his debut album approaches, 50 took a moment to reflect on when Get Rich or Die Tryin' debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, which he described as a defining event in his illustrious career. "The first time I realized the numbers on Get Rich or Die Tryin', that was it for me," 50 said on Big Boy's Neighborhood when asked about his favorite career moment. He added, "We had a short first week, and when it came back, it was something like 830,000. Then we didn't have the decrease you would have had, which means they under-shipped it."
50 later revealed that he is collaborating with none other than Dr. Dre on his next album. "As soon as I said that, I got a text from Eminem saying that he had already spoken to Dre and that Dre is in there and he has some insane stuff for me to go hear," he said to Big Boy.
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