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50 Cent

Rapper + Entrepreneur + Investor + Actor
Born Jul 6, 1975

Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent (often pronounced "fitty cent"), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, investor, record producer, and actor. He rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003) and The Massacre (2005). His album Get Rich or Die Tryin' has been certified eight times platinum by the RIAA.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of 50 Cent.


1975 Birth Born on July 6, 1975.


1994 19 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 29, 1994, Jackson was arrested for selling four vials of cocaine to an undercover police officer. … Read More


1997 - 1999 3 More Events
2000 25 Years Old 1 More Event
They sent him to an upstate New York studio, where he produced thirty-six songs in two weeks; eighteen were included on his 2000 album, Power of the Dollar. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Jackson's popularity increased, and in 2002 he released the mixtape Guess Who's Back? … Read More
Jackson released his debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin' (described by AllMusic as "probably the most hyped debut album by a rap artist in about a decade"), in February 2003. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2005 Jackson's second commercial album, The Massacre, sold 1.14 million copies in its first four days (the highest in an abbreviated sales cycle) and was number one on the Billboard 200 for six weeks. … Read More
2007 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2007 Jackson released his third album, Curtis, which was inspired by his life before Get Rich or Die Tryin. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old On the September 10, 2008 episode of Total Request Live Jackson said his fourth studio album, Before I Self Destruct, would be "done and released in November".
Although Rick Ross began a feud with Jackson over an alleged incident at the January 2009 BET Awards, Jackson told news sources he did not remember seeing Ross there. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old He later said he had changed his next album to The Return of the Heartless Monster after writing different material when he returned home from the Invitation Tour in 2010, shelving Black Magic. … Read More
Jackson released a song, "Outlaw", from his fifth album on the Internet on June 16, 2011. … Read More
Asked his opinion of President Obama's May 9, 2012 endorsement of gay marriage, Jackson said, "I'm for it...
2013 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 30, 2013, Jackson tweeted that Ross' attempted drive-by shooting on his birthday three days earlier was "staged".


…  He announced bankrputcy on July 13, 2015. … Read More
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