50 Cent Reflects on 18th Anniversary of ‘In Da Club’

Written by on January 8, 2021

It’s been 18 years since 50 Cent dropped “In Da Membership.”

On the anniversary of his breakout hit, the hip-hop mogul took to Instagram to rejoice the milestone and replicate on his Get Wealthy or Die Tryin’ single, which remains to be receiving radio airplay to today.

“Hey you ain’t gonna consider this one, however 18 years in the past as we speak i dropped a track i recorded in LA and it’s nonetheless spinning 1,000 instances every week at radio,” 50 instructed his followers.

A humbled Fif went on to thank his mentor Eminem for placing him on. “I inform @eminem i like him for what he did for me, he put me on,” he added.

Launched on Jan. 7, 2003, “In Da Membership” grew to become 50’s first No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 and was nominated for Finest Male Rap Solo Efficiency and Finest Rap Tune on the 2004 Grammys. The Dr. Dre-produced track served because the lead single off Get Wealthy or Die Tryin’.

In November, the video for “In Da Membership” reached 1 billion views on YouTube, turning into the second hip-hop music video from the pre-YouTube period to realize this milestone following Eminem’s “With out Me.” In 2020, the video was averaging over 400,000 views per day.

Practically 20 years later, 50 remains to be on the grind. He lately teamed up with NLE Choppa and Rileyy Lanez on “A part of the Recreation,” the theme track for his upcoming Starz collection, “Energy Ebook III: Elevating Kanan.”

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