1. 50 Cent – Get Rich Or Die Tryin’
Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Get Rich or Die Tryin’ was nothing short of a masterpiece. The album which included hit singles such as “In Da Club,” “21 Questions,” and “P.I.M.P.,” had gone onto sell over 870,000 copies it’s first week. It emerged as the highest-selling major label debut since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking record sales in 1991.