"I Get It In" (CD single)

Common Sense Media says

Fiddy raps about being a drunk and not much else.

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What parents need to know

Positive messages

The song discusses drinking and casual sex. 50 Cent boasts about how hard he can party and removes himself from all responsibility for his drunken actions with lines like "I can't be responsible for what I say or I do when I talk intoxicated."

Violence
Not applicable
Sex

Women are featured in the song as sexual playthings for a drunken 50 Cent. "Shorty say i told her i love her i put her out the next mornin' sayin' bitch i must have been faded."

Language

Women are referred to as bitches throughout the single and the "N" word is used twice and f--k and s--t are both used once.

Consumerism
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Drinking, drugs, & smoking

The song is all about getting really drunk and not being held accountable for what you do when you're drunk. Hardcore partying is shown to be a measure of manhood for 50. "I need a drink, give me a drink,

I need a drink, shawty give me a drink."

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this song promotes all the wrong messages: irresponsible drinking, rationalizing bad behavior, and objectifying women. Not only that, but 50 Cent brags about partying hard seven days a week, a lifestyle that would send even the most hardcore rapper to rehab.

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Kids say

What's the story?

Produced by Dr. Dre, I GET IT IN is 50 Cent's second single released off of his fourth album Before I Self Destruct. The single features 50 Cent (known as "Fiddy") rapping about his propensity for intoxication and discusses his drunken exploits.

Is it any good?

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"I Get It In" is the typical rap song that brags about partying prowess with lots of swagger and swing. Fiddy's lyrics are smooth and musically pleasant. His rhythmic verses flow easily, but his chorus of "Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, we get it in,
I need a drink, give me a drink" lacks the sophistication some of his rap peers show even on explicit albums. This one's for grown up fans only.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the mixed messages the media sends about drinking. Can you name some examples of ways the media promotes responsible alcohol use? How about examples in films, movies and music videos that celebrate excessive and irresponsible drinking?

Music details

Artist:50 Cent
Release date:January 15, 2009
Labels:Aftermath, Interscope Records
Genre:Rap
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Adult Written byNico9000 February 18, 2009
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Before I Self Destruct Is Gonna Be Off The Chaiun

Teen, 16 years old Written byspoony March 20, 2009
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50 cent is shockingly bad

you want to crank up the volume n slam a good old fassioned Missfits CD in, followed by Elton John and Rick Astley!

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