In candid interview...
Jason Gregory

16:41 28th March 2008

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US rapper 50 Cent has admitted that his latest album, ‘Curtis’, failed to achieve the success that he had hoped for.

"It was a blockbuster that I lit, and it didn't explode,” the rapper said. “I felt like it should have went a lot further than the results I received.”

50 Cent was responding to a video post on his website last week, where he described the album as a “dud”.

“I feel that 50 Cent fans don't believe it was a dud,” he told MTV. “It did have 'I Get Money’, it did have 'Ayo Technology’, 'I'll Still Kill’, 'Follow My Lead' with Robin Thicke.

“These records were hit records, but the timing they came out was wrong.”

The rapper admitted that had the record been marketed differently by his record label before its release it would have sold “more millions in sales.”

‘Curtis’ failed to top the charts in America and the UK upon its release, being beaten by Kanye West’s ‘Graduation’ is both countries.

50 Cent is currently working on a new album with his collective, G-Unit.

Although there is no release schedule as yet, the rapper said that the record was shaping up to be very special. 


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