new Album "Before I Self Destruct" is set for a December 9th release. A Movie also titled "Before I Self Destruct" that was directed and produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is coming soon too.
50 Cent says: "It's not Purple Rain. But it was inspired by the actual music.”
The Movie isn't autobiographical but aims to show the complexities of what 50 Cent is referring to as "Urban life" in a new way.
“When [movies] portray certain lifestyles they don't show cause and effect. But I showed characters under pressure in scenarios where they felt like there were no other options, even though there were.”
“There are always options. People just usually start to see them while being incarcerated — for not seeing them in the first place.”
Tracks from the "Before I Self Destruct" Album will be missing in the Movie. 50 Cent explains: “Then Interscope would automatically have the rights to it, when they had absolutely no ownership of the actual material,”
He penned a separate score for the film and to records the vocals, he recruited unsigned artists. “I kept the music up to standards,” says 50. “I worked with it until it was right