—————50 CENT x XXL MAGAZINE DEC. 2011 —————
50′s 5 faces cover 5 issues of XXL Magazine for their December/January issue. That’s Money Team 50 above. XXL is celebrating 50 Cent’s 10 years in the game, and his 5th EP dropping in January. Issues hit newsstands December 6. Read an excerpt below.
"I don’t see what I fell in love with,” he says. “So now I gotta make music that reflects what N.W.A made. I have to make music that has the moments that Nas had. I have to make music that has what Biggie offered.” He also discusses his currently untitled fifth solo album: “For me, I’m still up against what I’ve done,” he says. “So in order to top it, I know it’s a difficult task. You know, I see the bloggers. My audience hasn’t grown with me. They keep saying, “Aw, man, I want the old 50!” ’Cause those people, it would take them on a safari. I was bringing them close enough to the animals, without being able to get hurt. I was taking them into my neighborhood, where you can very well get your ass killed."
"I don’t mean to provoke ya, but I’m a bad influence…A musician can’t operate without his instruments”
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