So Hard to Say Goodbye: Rappers Who Threaten to Retire
Back in 2007, Fiddy vowed that he’d turn off his mic for good if Kanye’s Graduation outsold his Curtis, released the same day. 50 lost handily, but didn’t make good on his promise, releasing Before I Self-Destruct. Then, two years ago, he said, "[My next album] could very well be my last studio album if it doesn't make sense for me to continue and actually do it." We’ll see.