50 Cent’s “Get Rich or Die Tryin” album turns 18.
On this day in 2003, 50 Cent released his debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin” through Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. Eminem and Dr. Dre both worked as executive producers on the album along with Mr. Porter and more. The album debuted at number 1 on Billboard 200 with sales of over 872k in its first week.
⬇️ TODAY IN HIP-HOP ⬇️
2003: 50 Cent releases his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’
What’s your top three off this? pic.twitter.com/BFSZzLxGAZ
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) February 6, 2021
Last year, the album was certified 9x platinum by the RIAA and Rolling Stones also ranked it on number 280 on their updates 500 Greatest Albums of All Time List. Last month, 50 Cent celebrated the 18th anniversary of his hit “In Da Club” and also acknowledged Eminem for what he did for him.
You ain’t gonna believe this one but 18 years ago today I dropped a song I recorded in LA and it’s still spinning 1,000 times a week at radio.I tell @eminem I love him for what he did for me, he put me on. Raising Kanan Theme Part of the Game ft @Nlechoppa1 & @RileyyLanez out now pic.twitter.com/2tiemdIQj5
— 50cent (@50cent) January 7, 2021
A while ago, 50 Cent announced a “Get Rich or Die Tryin” 18th-anniversary Bundle.
Get Rich or Die Tryin • https://t.co/eX1L0jDSbv pic.twitter.com/W658c7Dctn
— 50cent (@50cent) February 6, 2021