50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. Although he left drug-dealing to pursue a musical career, in 2000 he was shot nine times. After Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back? in 2002, he was discovered by Eminem and signed by Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.

With the aid of Eminem and Dr. Dre (who produced his first major-label album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’), Jackson became one of the world’s best selling rappers and rose to prominence with East Coast hip hop group G-Unit (which he leads de facto). In 2003 he founded G-Unit Records, signing his G-Unit associates Young Buck, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. Jackson had similar commercial and critical success with his second album, The Massacre, which was released in 2005. He released his fifth studio album, Animal Ambition, in 2014 and is working on his sixth studio album, Street King Immortal. He executive produces the show Power, which airs on Starz.

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From a @50cent mix to a #Rip #Prodigy mix -> I love my job πŸ™πŸ½ tune in now to @Shade45 πŸ† #Mobbdeep 4 Ever @HAVOCMOBBDEEP πŸ’¨#whoolywoodshuffle

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I need y'all to support my girl @ImaniBoyette for the WNBA All Star Game .VOTE by tweeting: Imani Boyette #WNBAVOTE

Power premiere is tonite! Don't miss it. 9PM on STARZ

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Power premiere is tonite! Don't miss it. 9PM on STARZ
You can already Watch it on the STARZ app https://t.co/1Qeelo94ou
#PowerPremiere

Someone will turn Who you got? POWER returns JUNE 25.

Someone will turn Who you got? POWER returns JUNE 25.