AOTY 2020

Before I Self Destruct

50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2009 Ratings: #736 / 872
User Score
Based on 63 ratings
2009 Ratings: #138
November 17, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Aftermath / Label
Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap / Genres
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Better than curtis, simply because it's not boring. The quality is the same, but it doesn't make me want to change to a different album.
Baby by Me and Think About me return to classic 50 form, but the rest falls horribly flat.
50 is back and first off I have to say I find this album a more listenable album from beginning to end than some of his others. However, when you go back to it looking for tracks to play there really ain't that many that standout. The Dre and Mark Batson produced track 'Death to my Enemies' is one of the best with a nice beat which differs from the rest of the album. As does Eminem on 'Psycho' where he is trading lines with 50 about doing crazy shit. It sounds like something that would have ... read more
Como en la mayoria de los albunes de 50 Cent adolece de creatividad, aunque aqui intenta cambiar un poco su sonido y eso se agradece.
Well I like this album more than Curtis and here's why. This album is more dark, sharp, gangsta, aggressive and 50 sounds hungrier again.
At first listening it didn't fit me, but already on the second I started to realise it is very good. Now over a decade later I can still bump it, because there are some outstanding tracks.
Producers including Dr. Dre, Havoc, Rick Rock, Polow Da Don are deserving for a dark, cold and gritty sound of the album,
50 Cent implements his gangsta style and lyrics ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Invitation 
  2. Then Days Went By 
  3. Death To My Enemies 
  4. So Disrespectful
  5. Psycho 
  6. Hold Me Down 
  7. Crime Wave 
  8. Stretch 
  9. Strong Enough 
  10. Get It Hot 
  11. Gangsta's Delight
  12. I Got Swag 
  13. Baby By Me (Featuring Ne-Yo) 
  14. Do You Think About Me 
  15. OK, You're Right 
  16. Could've Been You

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