Lose Some, Win Some: 50 Cent (Pg. 2)

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By: Vibe / August 17, 2010

WIN SOME:

→ My son’s a better version of me. He has some of my mannerisms, some of my attitude. My competitive side is definitely there. [But] he missed the hardships I had. 

 G-Unit hasn’t lost the ability to generate $4 million a year touring. That says that the music, the body of work to this point, it worked. And it’s still working. 

 With Things Fall Apart, I committed to a project that was pretty tough. Extremes, so people would see and understand that there is a passion there without getting to see a frame of film. So they say, “He lost 54 pounds in nine weeks for his role.” 

 The case Lil Wayne is in jail for now, when T.I. went, when Gucci Mane went—that was supposed to be 50 Cent. Sometimes I look at artists when they get in trouble after success and it makes me feel like they didn’t experience enough of that prior to the success. If you did, you would know better. 

 [Around my signing], Damon Dash made reference to a million dollars being no money  . . .  in a kind of derogatory way. When he said that, I paid close attention to where I was at financially. But maybe he should’ve paid attention to his. 

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