50 Cent and Eminem Recount Story Behind "Patiently Waiting"

In the latest episode of Complex TV’s Magnum Opus, a series dedicated to celebrating the origins

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In the latest episode of Complex TV’s Magnum Opus, a series dedicated to celebrating the origins and impact of important songs in hip hop history, 50 Cent takes it back to his debut Get Rich or Die Tryin’ and more specifically discusses the album’s epic single, “Patiently Waiting.” Together with Eminem, Paul Rosenberg and Sha Money XL, viewers get an in-depth look at the events leading up to 50’s signing to Shady/Aftermath and the story behind the tenth highest-selling hip hop album of all time. From the intensely orchestrated builds, heart beat effects, and overall raw flow from the producer and his recent signee, “Patiently Waiting” served as the official grand entrance for Fif who would eventually go on to be one of the most successful rappers in the world.

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