IllSide Radio: Return of IllSide Radio & All Eyes on Ferguson
November 30, 2014 – 10:34 PM | No Comment

The supreme team returns to dish on the latest in Ferguson and if Rick Ross’ career is nearing the end.

Read the full story »
Album Review
Interviews
Planet Ill Breakdown
IllSide Radio
Songs
Home » Planet Ill Breakdown

50 Cent Warns You Not To Run Up On Him

Submitted by on February 22, 2011 – 12:31 PMOne Comment

By Odeisel

50 Cent is still rolling. This time he slows it down to this classic. He’s back on his classic mixtape steez with the latest “freestyle” “Run Up On Me.” The track, released yesterday after a couple teasers on Twitter is slow-roasting rotisserie raw shit.

A turtle-paced, muffled drum creates bump, while light piano key plunks add a poignant character to the melody. High-hats are spaced out with slowly staggered digital accents. It’s moody and smoked out like the scene in Boyz in the hood where they’re cleaning guns for the drive-by.It’s not adrenaline rushed, but you know nothing good (as in positive) will come from it.

50 opens up with, “My eyes don’t cry my heart so cold, let’s play Let’s Make A Deal, n***a sell me your soul,” a testament to his depraved indifference. He borrows a bit of flow from Biggie’s “Long Kiss Goodnight” while tipping his cap to the late great Alexander McQueen to put his style on display. The melodic hook is in effect but not to pop effect. That hunger is there, the grunts and growls speak to his return to underdog status, as does his recollection of 2003’s “Back Down.”

50 Cent is throwing nothing but heat in 2011. Even his detractors can have very little to impeach this time around. His next project may be what tips the balance of power the next few years if it’s calculated and executed on these.

50 Cent – “Run Up On Me”

50 cent – run up on me

Follow Us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/planetill

Follow Odeisel on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/odeisel

Join Us on the Planet Ill Facebook Group for more discussion

Follow us on Networked Blogs

One Comment »

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.