Curtis Jackson, the US rapper better known as 50 Cent, has hailed Tekno, the Nigerian singer, over one of his songs.
‘GO’ is a hit single by Tekno. The song was released in July 2017.
The track sampled the famous lines from the American rapper’s 2003 hit single ‘In Da Club’.
In an interview on MSNBC, 50 Cent was played a clip from Tekno’s song wherein the Nigerian sampled the famous lines from his chart-topping hit.
Listen to ‘In Da Club’ below:
The TV host thereafter asked how he feels that a Nigerian artiste sampled his song.
In his reply, 50 Cent said he is greatly pleased. He also said it keeps him younger, knowing some people still look up to him.
“That feels great man, it keeps me younger cus they’re still riding out,” he said.
Listen to ‘Go’ below:
When asked why he thinks young artistes like 21 Savage from Atlanta and Tekno from Nigeria are inspired by him, 50 Cent said it is because they have “experienced the real side of things.”
50 Cent gained global recognition following the release of ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’.
The project housed hit songs like ‘In Da Club,’ ’21 Questions’ and ‘P.I.M.P’.
It is believed that it was the best-selling album of 2003.
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