It looks like 50 Cent is back in the studio, and he's brought Chris Brown along for the ride.
The duo has come together to release the track "No Romeo No Juliet." No doubt a nod to the old ways of the "P.I.M.P." rapper 50 Cent and his devious ways, the track consists mainly of a fiddle being played against heavy bass and even heavier lyrics. It certainly wouldn't come as a surprise if he chose such an instrument because of the "played like a fiddle" phrase, meaning that one was manipulated in a skillful manner; it would be convenient with the message that the song sends. 50 Cent and Chris Brown make it clear that they have no intention of being in love or investing in a relationship. It's all "no strings attached."50 Cent has always held the bachelor persona, but a few of his songs seem to revolve around the possibility that there could be more than just a physical attraction. "Best Friend" is one such example, the "Many Men" rapper appealing to a softer side of love and what it has to offer. Chris Brown, known for his upbeat songs and romantic ballads to that special someone, lends powerful vocals to "No Romeo No Juliet". There's a raw, gritty feeling. There's the reassurance that the heart has nothing to do with their intentions. To put it simply, 50 Cent and Chris Brown hold no connection to the females they're discussing. This is made clear through lyrics like "We pimpin'" and "Boy I'm simply a P.I.M.P." Much controversy has surrounded both men over the last few years, so this collaboration is welcome attention in contrast to their celebrity lives.
50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, just came under fire for making fun of an individual who had autism. Radio.com reports that the song was most likely recorded before that incident had occurred due to one of the verses from 50 Cent being less than ideal after the backlash he received. Perhaps longtime fans will call it a coincidence. 50 Cent is known for his jabs, and there's irony in the fact that he has done so to the likes of undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather. Either way one looks at it, 50 Cent knows how to capture the limelight.
Alongside Curtis is Chris Brown, who is most infamous due to his altercation with his girlfriend at the time Rihanna. Brown has since then tried to atone for his wrongs and has released quite a bit of music since the incident. This is actually not the first time that Brown and 50 have worked together. It was reported by the BoomBox that 50 Cent and Chris Brown released a track that served as a prequel of sorts, titled "I'm The Man (Remix)." The video consists of a similar pace to "No Romeo No Juliet," but there is a "To Be Continued" line at the end that suggests that there is more to be told in the story."No Romeo No Juliet" is certainly not a family-friendly track, but the history between 50 Cent and Chris Brown leave no surprise to listeners. The song will appear on 50 Cent's Kanan Reloaded, a mixtape that follows his previous work Kanan's Tape. Meanwhile, Chris Brown is getting ready to release his own project titled Heartbreak on a Full Moon, from which he just debuted the single "Grass Ain't Greener." If you're a fan of either of these artists, then you can rest assured that the duo will be releasing their music in days to come. How do you feel about the song "No Romeo No Juliet"? Do you think that Chris Brown and 50 Cent should collaborate again in the future? Let us know in the comments.
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