The difference between "n*gaa" and "n*gger" is all about the heart, according to 50 Cent. Fif. He explained the theory with Oprah last year. "When you're actually using it with malice in your heart, you can feel the difference," he told Winfrey. "If it's being used by someone that you know isn't using it in a racial term, it doesn't impact the same ."