It was 50 Cent’s birthday early last month and I somehow missed this tribute from Eminem. Marshall Mathers the Third threw up this short video of himself and we see him wishing Curtis Jackson II a happy birthday before rapping his favorite 50 Cent verse of all time without the backup music. As a side note, I don’t think I ever realized until now that both 50 Cent and Eminem are ‘thirds’ when it comes to the names on their birth certificates.
This verse comes from 50 Cent’s ‘Places to Go‘, a song that was produced by Eminem himself for the 8 Mile: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture album. Now, if you’ve got this song stuck in your head and need to listen to the original to get your mind right then here you go: