Bowing Out Gracefully Made Way Too Cool
At the height of his career, there was no logical reason for Shawn Carter to call it quits. Unless you consider building anticipation for ending “the worst retirement in history.” The lousy hiatus still inspired his peers. (Big name artists to boot.) 50 Cent was vocal in the detailing his alleged final album in what was his rookie season, Eminem would go on to vanish for five years in between projects and Lupe Fiasco had an exit plan before his 2006 debut, Food & Liquor was even released.