50 Cent Says "Black Magic" Won't Be A Techno Album

Fif says that although his fifth album will be more "dance" and "uptempo," his music will continue to stay true to the Hip Hop genre.

50 Cent recently announced plans to record his fifth studio album, which will be titled Black Magic. In a previous interview, he said the music on the upcoming project is inspired by genres he was exposed to while in Europe, and will be "more up-tempo, more Dance." Fif told radio host Tim Westwood that the LP, however, would not turn into an uncharacteristic techno album. The biggest difference, he explained, will be the structure of the music.

"It's still 50 Cent on the record," Fif told Westwood. "I'm using different song formats. I'll write a rap song in the sequence of a different kind of record." When asked exactly what that meant, he said, "R&B records may have eight-bar verses and bridges along with the actual chorus. A traditional Hip Hop record has three sixteen-bar verses. So to write it in a different format instead of writing it the way a traditional rap record is written, it's to experiment with different things. It's still Hip Hop music, still 50 cent content. It's just written in a different way. "

50 said he's already recorded three tracks for the album, although he did not reveal much information about production or possible features.

96 Comments

  • Gumptown Shawty

    okay, i am so not a 50 fan, even though i have a favorite 50 cent song(Baltimore Love Thing), but this is a very smart move for him. He Knows what he is doing. Besides Em, 50 is the biggest touring artist in the world, so if he makes the music the world listens to, he is going to sell big. He bites his tonge alot, but this one is a good move. He Cant go too pop in the hoods of U.S. of A., but he can around the world. And will someone tell him to stop saying "actual" so much, it doesnt make u sound smart, lol!!!

  • chamil

    yo every1 seems to agree 50 fell off after GRODT that must mean some1 has actualy told him that he sux now so why does he contiune and then make a fukin dance album he shud go listen to his own old stuff power of the doller, get rich

  • DOUGHBOY 206

    first thing first the mainstream rap game sucks shyt now anyway and alot of these so called hot rappers are only dubb hot because the raido heads say so.its long over do for some fake rappers 2 go away. record sales do not mean that u are good only that u got alot of a play on the raido. the same cats that are haten on fif right know are the ones who where ridin his dick back in the day so chill out

  • blockbully

    its really funny to c niggaz rep g-unit! i didnt kno niggaz did that. really i mean wen has g-unit made any noise since 2002! i havent heard no tony yayo gay banks is missin. 50cent aint hot no more. and u really cant name another nigga on g-unit cause there isnt anyone. buts theres always a time to shine cuz rocafella had there time g-unit had there time and now its young money. lets c how long they last b4 another bad break up happens.

  • pocketspit

    its sad to see his career die just becuz hes washed up. he another ll cool j. its different to see a niggaz career die cuz he kept it real (kanye west). but to see ur career die cuz u just aint shit no more is sad and embarrassing.

  • Vega

    People feed way too much into image. I'm grown, if the music is hot I'll listen. I miss the ol 50. The cocky but still humble 50 that had a great hear for beats and was catchy and delivered a nice flow ya feel me. Now it seems he is not all there musicaly. He just doesn't make great music like he used to. But America loves a comeback story! All he has to do is drop his pride and work with his ol enemies, get some new production and a couple ghost writers and that 03 swag on & he would be on top again. I mean that's what I would tell him if I was his manager. Since I'm not his career is Dying!

  • Nasir Jones.

    . my assignment since he said retirement hiding behind 8 Mile and The Chronic Gets rich but dies rhyming .

  • 50Flop

    LMAO @ bitch niggaz still dickridin fake ass Curtis to this day, he's a fake he stole his rap name from Kelvin Martin who was a REAL gangsta and thug, not this watered down wanksta created purely to make a buck. This nigga done took Ja Rule's style, now he's about to go Lady Gaga and do the dance techno shit, I bet he's gonna do some of that wack ass Bad Romance techno shit, but these 50 stans will still call it hot... Curtis is just as wack as Lil Gayne, Soulja Bitch, T Pain, and all these faggot ass excuses for rappers, REAL rappers are 2Pac, Biggie, Eminem, Ice-T, Nas, Ludacris, Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony, Chamillionaire, Ice Cube, The Game, Tech N9ne, T.I., who do rap not just to put out corny bubblegum teeniebopping rap just to get played on the radio and have females shake their shit to the music. I'm so glad I gave up on this fake nigga Curtis Jackson after GRODT, The Massacre was wack shit, so was CURTIS and didn't even waste my time checking out BISD.REAL niggaz ain't gon waste their time on this bitch nigga Curtis Jackson.

    • chamil

      agrree wit everythin ya sed dont listen to bisd it was a waste of my £10 wich i want back cos that was wack as fuk also i aint herd nuthin hot from chamillionare since dat ridin dirty track a few years back GRODT is on par wit the MMLP in my opinoin but the massacrre...how could em and dre let him put that out candy shop fuk that get back to rap curtis

    • ImFromDaSouth 239/404

      YEP!! I feel ya on that shit!!

  • sukmycok

    black bullshit! FLOPP

  • 50

    Real niggaz fuck with 50! *Black Magic*

  • G Unit G

    50 is the boss! Looking forward to BLACK MAGIC already!

  • Ludcrisfire

    50 is King... LOL at the haters on here crying... always have something to say about the kid!

  • C-Arson

    After that shit of an album "curtis" 50 will never see a dollar from me.

    • db4129

      do you actually thank 50 need to see a dollar from you that was a dumb thing to say lol

    • G-UnitNevaDiez

      Jason, hop off my nutz. Bitchez occupy thiz space, so there'z no room for u. G-Unit In Tha ESTABLISHMENT!!!!

    • JasonCTown

      @ G-UNIT NEVA DIEZ.. "G-UNIT iz in tha house and we aint leavin'!!! " ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What do you mean 'we'?? You on the roster or just pretend to be?

    • G-Unit Neva Diez

      *sniffs* i smell haterz!! Black Magic gon' be crack and you know it 50 murdaz every obstacle in hiz path and even YOU seen it befo'! Examplez:Ja Rule, Fat Joe, Rick Ross, Game, Camron and thazz jus' to name a few! G-UNIT iz in tha house and we aint leavin'!!!

    • Ludcrisfire

      Drake is that you?

  • als_360

    this nigga so wack, he bout to make a dance album? i thought he was already doing that. Techno 50 should be his new name. I can see the cover now him with a silk shirt. and some skinny jeans and penny loafers. He need to just sit back and sell them vitamin waters you don't have longevity like say uhmmm.....Jay-Z. Your shit been wack since after you first album. This new album probably gon have remixes of all his gayest hits like candy shop, and ayo technology or some shit. This the same nigga who took Ja Rule out for singing, then he started singing, now he was to dance. You bit off more you can chew with Rick Ross and Jay killed you with a thank you speech at the grammy's. Just cut it out. I don't even know why you still relevent. Rap is not pop if you call it that then stop - Q-Tip

  • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

    Wacka said he cant rap check out 50 Cent website................WACKA IS ONE THE REALEST NIGGAS IN IT AND ONE OF THE BEST ENTERTAINERS...................

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  • Heat45

    Good I still dig 50.. There is no arist in hip hop I want to see retire...

  • B_ryc1906

    SOUNDS LIKE AN EXUCSE TO WRITE LESS. YOU KNOW FIF IS FALLING OFF PEOPLE. I wish he could drop another GRODT or Power of the Dollar...

    • eye

      Dumb nigga, he's like eight years older and thousands of experiences removed from that time... he couldn't repeat those albums even if he tried...

  • kush nap

    LOL @ faggots that say game > 50 cent in 2010. game cant write a hit record to save his life, his verses are meaningless, 16 bars of name dropping and nothing. game has no quotables, hes all flow and delivery. he hasnt had a classic/hit record since he left g-unit in 05. just a bunch of name dropping and product placement. 50 was mashin the verses on before i self destruct. fag niggas point out sale histroy. if youre not working for a label, or an artist, commenting on album sales is irrelevant. do you fags judge movies by the box office numbers? i bet this album will be hot. with a more humanized 50 cent, experimenting with different kinds of production, and strong concept driven songs. baltimore love thing, i dont need em, god gave me style, i think 50 is going to go forward with that kinda shit. the fickle nature of the average hip hop fan is disgusting. the lames that troll 50 cent news to diss him, are the same weenies who bought multiple copies of GRODT when it came out. bandwagon ride the wave ass lames. b4isd was hot when it leaked, first week sales got back and the same ppl saying how hot it was are calling it wack. these niggas switch styles like a faggot.

    • ZOO WOOP

      50/Game is the wackest beef in the history of hip hop. It didn't matter when they were the best-selling rappers in the genre, and it SURE AS FUCK doesn't mean shit now.

    • Da, Fella

      Shut the fuck up know it all!!!... U Rep 50 u rep good music!! now now Nigga no need to write a Biography of the Nigga, WIKI for that..... The Game is no more relevant, da nigga is a ghost even in his own camp,check 50 he still shines bright like yah granny old LamP!!so haters who now is da ChamP!!!

  • Da, Fella

    Niggas talk about me all the time behind my back They don't talk about me in my face because i'm strapped When they talk about me, they say I be tripping What they say about doesn't make me mad I think they hating 'cause they see me when i'm rolling Man, I can't help it that they really doing bad Ok ok ok Ok ok ok *screwed* Ok ok ok Ok ok ok *screwed*

  • It's Um

    Is "have a baby" the only video for that album because I only could that on youtube to be the latest for that album.

  • Ceazar

    Plies i say give em a double disc, Me against the world and the chronic, less ladies songs. Nothing but gangsta music

  • whiteboy x

    ah shit jeru the pimp got out of jail,

  • JERUTHEPIMP

    PIMPINISAVEGETABLEGAMEYOULAMESSTOPSIMPINONTHEJUICEPLAYA!DONTBEAUNLOYALPAWNHOMIEBIGLOCINGISGOINGONHEREWEHUSTLEHARDLIKEBASEBALL

  • Badmofo

    Same guy who clowned Kanye for making up beat tempo music. Is now doing it cause he knows hip hop is now HIP-POP. I have not bought a rap album in about 5 years now & its for a reason. WATERED DOWN CRAP. Its either a pop album or just some retard that only uses catch phrases(Yeah, Burr, Young Mula, OK!, Ect...)

  • j todd

    50 the fucking man mayne

  • rdubs2

    I'm not a big fan of 50 but his career is still going good. Not every album a rapper makes is going to be a classic for example: Jay-Z's Kingdom Come. It's hard to go platinum these days it seems like the only way to do it is go pop on your main singles like when Lil Wayne did Lollipop and Got Money for C3

  • BEANTOWN88

    lol it will be suck

  • Jack Scouse

    WILL. IT. FUCK. Who cares anwyay these days about anyone other than the legends, Fash, Brother Ali, J.Cole, Wale, Pill. Jay Rock etc? Fuck the simple rhyme sayers, up the rhymesayers.

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  • Articulate1

    Who gives a shit. This dudes been wack and doesnt make real music anyhow. Is it really newsworthy that he makes music for suburban soccer moms?

  • will da drill

    yeah and lil Wayne said rebirth wasn't going to be a rock album i remember 50 back in the day with that song he did with bun b "as the world turns" other good songs "hustle" "get that money" now that's some good shit right there

  • iceyjesse

    whats wrong with another techno rap song if its like im in da club or disco inferno im all for it. Just not a whole album like it tho

  • Dre Guevara

    y'all know not 2 make comments bad speakin' 2 Bags O'Chips, y'all got his Queerleaders catchin' feelings. LOL

  • kingkong101

    Listen to "Hard Rock"...his whole album is gonna sound like that bullsh*t!!! I'm a 50 fan, but this dude wants to go str8 Commercial and get raped by the industry. it's a damn shame, I thought BISD was a really cool album.

  • ghone

    It'll still be shit though. R.E.D.

  • dophouse

    We got our first Black President, They want him to fail They say if you ain’t Conservative, You going to Hell, But my God don’t play no Politics If he had to vote I bet it’d be Obama b*tch! Ya’ll fools more dumb than Potsie How you gonna call a Black Man a Nazi Those are some lyrics, now check out the video for SOMETIMES I… by Macarone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0VmD8yMnc8&feature=player_embedded Download free at www.thedopincrecords.com

  • c.webb

    BISD WILL GO PLAT NEXTLY,Y'ALL MINDLESS HATERS WILL BE DAMN FUCKING ASHAMED ,Y'ALL WANT FIF TO COLLAPSE YOU GUYS DREAMS WON'T COME TRUE BECAUSE YOU SAID IT WON'T GO GOLD BUT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY IT CROSSED GOLD MARK NOW IT'S HEADING THROUGH PLATINUM,WHAT ELSE DO YOU HAVE TO SAY? YOU CAN HATE BUT NUMBERS CAN'T LIE,WHOLE BUNCH OF BAD ASS BASTARDS.

    • ANoNHater

      word, lol why does everyone wanna see someone fail? I mean i cant stand the game but i dont go to every blog spot wishin death on the nigga, i mean why cant people just be happy that a black man has been successful and has more money then most of these conservative nazi middle aged racist white fucks? lol give fif his props and stop hatin..shit is shameful

  • that nigga Fon Z

    BISD wuz sick.... i have a feeling this album wont top it.... c'mon fif stop da bullshit!

  • The-Boss

    Nobody gives a fuck about 50 anymore Game ruined his career

    • G-Unit Neva Diez

      G-Unit!! Tha GAME iz ova since tha ELEPHANT GOT PUT IN THA SAND. maybe he should run and tell OFFICER RICKY. 50 gettin' cake and can't trust nobody. You know THE GAME these YOUNG BUCK'z wil turn on you. GAME OVER!

    • BRRRR

      FAGS 50 better no no game better no 50 better yall sound like nerds arguin over star trek shit FUCK YOU ALL MAINSTREAM RAPPERS ARE FAKE FAKE FAKE FAKE FAKE FAKE

    • Etherboy2323

      Hey Real Boss Hogg, you're shittin me, right? Sure, The Documentary was a fantastic album and went 2 times platinum, but it's not like his career stopped their. He left the Unit and made Doctor's Advocate in which went on to reach platinum status. Next, he made LAX in which has almost reached platinum status (it might already have). He's comin out with the RED Album which is gonna be sick! Game's career is still going and you're just a fuckin dumb ass for not thinking so. 50 didn't fuck up Game's career and Game didn't fuck up 50's career. They both went on with their careers and have still found their successes. I like Game's shit a lot more than 50's. Ever since fif made Get Rich, it seems like he's been chasing it. Get Rich was fuckin amazing, but he no longer has anything original to say. His lyrics are the same every fuckin song. Kill that nigga, shoot that nigga, that's all fif says. He's becoming unoriginal. BISD wasn't that great and a lot of you are blinded by that. BISD was trying to beat Get Rich, but it failed in doing so. Sure, it was the old fif we all came to love, but I would much rather listen to Get RIch over BISD. Massacre and Curtis were wack and if fif ever raps about shit other than shooting and fuckin bitches, let me know. Then maybe I'll start listenin to the new shit he puts out. Until then, it's Get Rich, because his new stuff sounds almost the exact same, just not as good. Listen to Get Rich then BISD and tell me he doesn't recycle his lyrics. He'll say he's wearing teflon don on every fuckin song. Come on fif, quit recycling your damn lyrics, and say somethin new!

    • Tha Real Boss Hog

      More Like He ruined Games Career...........Game hasnt been shit since 50 kicked him out da unit..........Men lie Woman lie but numbers dont

  • Meet The Sniper

    I guess since the last album didn't sell as well, it's time to appeal to the girls with club jams? Whatever works for ya.

  • blactrs78

    BS...i wouldnt be surprised if he puts some autotune on there. he sees other artists trying some different sounds so he's biting like he always has. came in the game biting ja and then dissed him and a bunch a sheep followed and still following, now he bout to bite the current trends...might as well beef up his movie career...

    • box

      um jayz been a dung beatle (biter) his whole career and what do people say about him? he's the greatest ever hahaha keep it networth my equal,most are sheeple it won't change yell www.myspace.com/panhandoelrcorp

  • DoobieVillain

    FIRST OF ALL, DONT GET MAD AT FIF, HE DID HIS HARDEST ALBUM, (DESPITE 3 SONGS) STRAIGHT HIP HOP. COULDA CALLED IT GRODT PT.2, AND YALL DIDNT EVEN CARE TO BUY IT. HE EVEN THREW IN A MOVIE FREE WHICH WAS HOTT AND YALL STILL DIDNT CARE. YALL GOT HIM BLACKLISTED FOR WHAT?? PUBLICITY BEEFS?? COMMERCIALNESS? BEING TOO COCKY? WHAT RAPPER ISNT? ALL I KNOW IS IF FIF CANT COME ACROSS THE REAL HIP HOP WAY, THEN WTF DO U EXPECT HIM TO DO? NIGGAS GOTTA EAT. DAT LAST ALBUM SHUDDA WENT PLAT

  • DoobieVillain

    FIRST OF ALL, DONT GET MAD AT FIF, HE DID HIS HARDEST ALBUM, (DESPITE 3 SONGS) STRAIGHT HIP HOP. COULDA CALLED IT GRODT PT.2, AND YALL DIDNT EVEN CARE TO BUY IT. HE EVEN THREW IN A MOVIE FREE WHICH WAS HOTT AND YALL STILL DIDNT CARE. YALL GOT HIM BLACKLISTED FOR WHAT?? PUBLICITY BEEFS?? COMMERCIALNESS? BEING TOO COCKY? WHAT RAPPER ISNT? ALL I KNOW IS IF FIF CANT COME ACROSS THE REAL HIP HOP WAY, THEN WTF DO U EXPECT HIM TO DO? NIGGAS GOTTA EAT. DAT LAST ALBUM SHUDDA WENT PLAT

    • rainer21

      realest shit i ve heared today......the only thing i STILL cant figure out is why,why the hell that album didnt sell that much

  • E-Flo

    Before I Self Destruct is almost Gold and it doesn't matter anyway cuz Get Rich went Diamond..Massacre went hard 2..Everybody falls off at some point, but I respect Fifty and the brand he created..I know I was rocking G-Unit jeans in 06'

  • D_132

    this nigga gonna be on his 10th solo album and all yall old niggas gonna be still saying he done. LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

  • 100% dundee

    about time for 50 to get at Vh1 about a reality show... not that I want that shit on tv. dudes become the lindsay lohan of the rap game

  • scottpeterson

    nobody gives a fk about this album whether its techno or not.

  • Ceazaro

    My next official signee 2 Aftermath Records, Yo Gotti, Dre fly him out and show where his home is. I Enjoy Gotti I love all your work, Bring ya whole catalog out and you and dre have a listening session, fif do good on tour, Em u can have the day off go play golf or some shit 1 love, Remember say hungry stay hungry.

  • JOE6PACKNCGBORO336

    somebody pass da fork this nigga done

  • hiphopscout

    http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/artist_videos/659615?sel_song_id=3407393&autoplay=1

  • jeremiahftw

    blah blah. 50 is such an attention whore.

    • Casaraah

      Cali Gunner He got you to read an article on him and take the time to comment and you dont even like the cat..so you the whore stupid lol what an idiot. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ You're a whore too... Dumb fuck! lmao...

    • Cali Gunner

      He got you to read an article on him and take the time to comment and you dont even like the cat..so you the whore stupid lol what an idiot.

  • HOVA DA GOD

    we don't care about you anymore nigga we betta like Ja

    • Cali Gunner

      You dont care? You read every news flash that says 50 cent huh? You take the time to comment huh? You may not like the mans music but you care..stop hating what did he diss your favorite rapper? Stupid

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