50 Cent recently spoke to MTV News about his up-coming album "Before I Self Destruct."See Also:
The album, which is slated to be released in Spring 2008, is 50's last album of original material under his current contract with Interscope Records.
"On my next album, you should expect to not see features [guest appearances] like you saw on Curtis," he smiled. "Before I Self Destruct, it's totally different. That record has a whole 'nother concept. I feel like this sets up the next batch of records. It's got what I really wanna do on it. Plus, it's my fourth album - it fulfills my record obligation to Interscope Records. I'll be a free agent."
In other 50 Cent news, G-Unit will release their second album December 18. According to 50, the album is nearing completion and they are only waiting on one last feature.
"We gotta work with Em, that's it," 50 told MTV News. "Then we can be done with it. Production-wise, I captured what I needed. But I didn't want to not have Em's stamp on it. We probably won't get his vocals until he's heard the full body of work and he's excited about it. Before my work [goes to the public], it has to pass the Eminem test, the Dr. Dre test - it's a few tests before we push them to the street. That's why they can expect a higher quality of 50 Cent music than the usual artist."
50 Cent also recently released his autobiography "50 x 50" and will be hitting New York City today (Oct. 23) to promote the book.
"50 x 50" is an illustrated autobiography detailing 50's rise from the streets to the top of the charts.
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