March 18, 2012 16:47:52 GMT
He went with the entire tracks of his 2003 debut 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'' and tried hard to lighten up his tough crowd.
50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" was revived live on stage with Tony Yayo, DJ Whoo Kid, Precious Paris and Governor in tow. As rumored, Fiddy also brought Eminem as special guest to his South By Southwest performance on Friday, March 16 night.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Get Rich or Die Tryin'", Fiddy played a set consisting the entire 2003 album. He kicked it off with "What Up Gangsta" before he invited Eminem on stage to do "Patiently Waiting" with him. Governor replaced the late Nate Dogg in "21 Questions".
But the crowd at Austin Music Hall did not give him enough love, a common occurrence at SXSW. "It's been a minute, man. Yeah, 10 years. Don't try to front on me. I make classics, baby," 50 said. And when that did not make enough influence, he added, "Y'all act like y'all just learning this shit. The album sold 13 million records. That ain't hot? Damn. I wanted to sell like 2 million. That shit did 13. The money came so fast, I couldn't f**k it up."
He almost did not do an encore due to the lackluster response but he went with it anyway. "I guess it's not what have I done, but what have I done for you lately, is that right?" he said after returning on stage. Eminem was also back to assist him in "Love Me", "'Till I Collapse" and "Crack a Bottle".