50 Cent : In Da Club
...in his hands this party anthem is lifted into the realms of the truly spectacular...
Recently it's been Ja Rule (with whom 50 Cent has 'issues') who's felt this, but 'In Da Club' showcases a talent able to eclipse even hip-hop's current, and slightly retro, fascination with 'beef'. In the tradition of New York MCs from [a][/a] to JAY-Z, 50 Cent simply has an incredible delivery - in his hands this party anthem is lifted into the realms of the truly spectacular, and makes the thug life finally sound like the good life once again.
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