G-Unit leader 50 Cent has announced that he will be temporarily abandoning Twitter to continue writing his new, untitled follow-up to last year’s Before I Self Destruct.
Announcing his focus on the new project, 50 also promised it would be a classic.
“Ok ladies and gentalmen I’m writing my new album. I will not be on twitter again till sept 6This album will be a classic,” 50 tweeted Wednesday (August 31).
“Motherf*ckers I know how to spell gentlemanI was typing fast f*ck you. sept 6 until then b*tches suck deep and n*ggas lick the holes right.” (50 Cent’s Twitter)
Producer Swizz Beatz recently shared his reaction to 50’s new music.
“I met up with him earlier in the day,” Swizz explained about slotting studio time with Fif, Mary [J. Blige] and Busta Rhymes. “He’s working on some amazing material that we’re possibly collaborating on.” For the most part, Swizz kept the details of his collabo with 50 on the low: “I don’t want to talk too soon or too early, but it’s crazy.” (MTV)
Last July, 50 said he was considering shelving his originally titled Black Magic album.
“I’ve written the album, Black Magic, but I’m not sure if it’ll be my next album,” 50 said in an interview. “Since I’ve made it back to America, after recording in the UK and different territories while I was on the road, I started writing material that don’t quite fit that concept, that album. Black Magic had a specific vibe to it, a different style of music and I was playing with different song structures, music from different genres like rock music — since I got back, I’ve been writing some things that don’t quite fit that because so many producers were accumulating material to send me more ideas so when I got back, I was kinda bombarded with a whole lot of production. To give you an example, Eminem’s Recovery album. He had Relapse and Relapse 2 and I recorded for him on part two but because I was on tour with him during Recovery, we didn’t get a chance to work together on that album but he re-wrote the album.” (Rolling Stone Brasil)
In June, 50 said R&B legends Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield inspired Black Magic.
“It’s still got a soulful vibe to it and that’s why I called it Black Magic. I had some Marvin Gaye-inspired stuff, some things that content-wise would feel like something Curtis Mayfield would do from my perspective, and just the choices of how the cadences on the records were like performance music that they did in the past. It feels brand new. If I didn’t tell you it was inspired by that, you wouldn’t know that I got it from that. I didn’t say the same things that they said; it’s just my perspective on what they offered.” (Rap-Up)
Check out a recent 50 Cent interview down below: