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Q&A: 50 Cent gets back to gritty roots on new CD

NEW YORK (AP) — To create an album as hard-hitting as his multiplatinum-selling debut, “Get Rich or Die Tryin’,” 50 Cent says he had to tap into the troubles he dealt with before he became one of hip-hop’s biggest stars. So, the 34-year-old rapper wrote about life before he was rich and famous on his fourth studio CD, “Before I Self Destruct,” released this month.