Follow My Lead - 50 Cent - Curtis
Label: Shady Records - B0009294-02,Aftermath Entertainment - B0009294-02,Interscope Records - B0009294-02 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop •
Curtis is the third Follow My Lead - 50 Cent - Curtis album by 50 Cent. The album features production from Dr.
DreEminemand Timbalandamong others. Music writers have noted that 50 Cent divides between "hard" and "soft" songs on the album. Curtis received generally mixed reviews from music critics upon release. The album debuted at 2 on the US Billboard chart, sellingcopies in its first week. After years of slumping sales, the album's competition with Kanye West 's Graduation and the resulting record-breaking performances both albums displayed was considered to be a "great day for hip hop.
The album's title was changed twice. For the first time, it was changed from "Curtis" to "Curtis S. The second time, the title of the album was changed back from "Curtis S. The "S. He also stated that he chose the album's title because he was known as "Curtis" before he became famous. However, this did not materialize. He flew to Florida to work on the track titled " Ayo Technology " with Justin Timberlakeand the song was finished in Houston, Texas.
When asked about his choice of working with artists outside of his company, 50 Cent stated, "The album, for me, was finding a DOREMI - Coet Cocoeh - Modern Tempo where I am content and comfortable with my career, where I can go off and create with other artists and experiment a little bit".
I mean, it just brings memories back to me. I'm in my old space, see old faces, things start feeling the way they used to. Being able to write material from a perspective I couldn't probably write [from] in any other space like that. And I was in one of those funky creative spaces where I couldn't come up with nothing For me, when I come back here, it's like my feet are on the ground. I don't think Follow My Lead - 50 Cent - Curtis is more painful than having ¡Caramba!
(2 Phunky People Mix) - Rodriguez - ¡Caramba! what it feel like to be successful and then having it taken away from you. So on some levels, it's healthy for me to go 'head and come from the financial space that I'm in back to here, as a reminder, so I can actually appreciate what I've got. Stylus Magazine 's Jayson Greene writes that "the beats on Curtis sound about as dated and cheap as any Koch record", and that "each no-name producer Veto and Roomio?
Jake One? RapReviews editor Arthur Gailes states that "there is no dip in quality lyrically; 50 is often criticized for not being a good lyricist, but he's exceptionally witty in his writtens", and adds that 50 Cent "manages to cover different themes very well", noting his "seduction" on "Follow My Lead".
Curtis received mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 58, based on 15 reviews.
Club wrote that 50 Cent "has yet to master the art of making a satisfying album rather than delivering a random assortment of demographic-pandering Follow My Lead - 50 Cent - Curtis. Time critic Josh Tyrangiel praised the song as "hypnotic", observing that its appeal is Moon Song - Roland Kirk - We Free Kings to the "Top Billin" sample, and that 50 Cent's bemusement at his own survival and success "makes the song as wry as it is scary".
Curtis debuted at number two on the US Billboard chart, sellingcopies in its first week. The album soldcopies in its second week of release in the US,  71, copies in its third week,  50, copies in its fourth week,  38, copies in its fifth week on the chart,  and 30, copies sold in its sixth week,  It sold 24, copies in its seventh week,  20, in its eighth week, 17, in its ninth week,  17, in its 10th week,  21, in its 11th Infinite Nothingness - Revelation - Salvations Answer,  15, in its 12th week,  17, in its 13th week,  19, in its 14th week,  and 25, in its 15th week.
InCurtis was ranked as the 36th most popular album of the year on the Billboard In JulyKanye West changed the release date for his third studio album Graduation from September 18,to the same release date as Curtiswith September 11, Graduation ' s first-week sales ofand Curtis ' s first-week sales ofserved as only the second time sincewhen Nielsen SoundScan began collecting data, that Follow My Lead - 50 Cent - Curtis albums sold more thanin a week in the United States; inGuns N' Roses released Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion IIsellingandcopies, respectively.
Informations taken from Curtis liner notes: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Follow My Lead 50 Cent song.
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