Outside the United States, "Hustler's Ambition" was also modestly commercially successful, although it achieved little longevity on the charts.
This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat Bubbling Under Hot ". Views Read Edit View history. David Jeffries of AllMusic called the song "a clever number" and compared it to the material found on 50 Cent's debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin 'commenting that it "recall[s] the looser moments of his debut". It debuted and peaked at number 23 in Australia for the week dated March 5,charting for a total of seven weeks, and appeared at number 17 in New Zealand on March 20 in its first of five chart appearances. Built around a soul —influenced production sampling the Frankie Beverly and Maze song "I Need You", "Hustler's Ambition" features lyrics regarding 50 Cent's rise to fortune and fame, intended to mirror the experience faced by 50 Cent's character in the film: