Chuck Philips of the Los Angeles Times spoke with 50 Cent who described his shooting incident, that saw him get shot 9 times, and to top it off, lose his album with Columbia Records get put on ice. “When you get shot, where I’m from, if you can move your fingers and your toes afterward, you’re all right,” said 50 Cent. “In the ‘hood, it ain’t nothing shocking. You heal up. You get back to work. The truth is, losing that record deal hurt me more than that shooting.” The full story at northjersey.com has since been removed.