Back in 2003, you couldn’t escape Shady/Aftermath signee 50 Cent, coming off from a solid mixtape and signing to the stars Eminem and Dre, G-Unit head Fif was making his mark.50’s debut album ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ still hold the record for first-week sales for any debut LP to this day.
At the next year’s GRAMMYs, 50 Cent was nominated in the Best New Artist category which he eventually lost to the Alternative rock band Evanescence. This announcement provoked an instant reaction from 50 Cent who jumped on stage and paraded around the band before making his way back to his seat.
In one of his most recent posts, 50 Cent expressed his disappointment for the snub once again while sharing screenshots of the latest achievement made by his smash hit song ‘In Da Club’ music video which has surpassed 1.5 Billion views on Youtube. It’s also the most-watched Hip-Hop music video released in the 2000s.
50 wrote in the caption “Still no best new artist 🤷🏽♂️I don’t know why people always want to cheat me man. They are counting from 2009, that song came out in 2003 “
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