Profile: 50 Cent

- By Bossip Staff

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975) better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper. He rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003) and The Massacre (2005). Both albums achieved multi-platinum success, selling more than twenty-one million copies combined. Born in South Jamaica, Queens 50 Cent was discovered by rapper Eminem and signed to Interscope Records. With the help of Eminem and Dr. Dre—who produced his first major commercial successes—he became one of the world’s highest selling rappers. In 2003, he founded the record label G-Unit Records, which signed several successful rappers

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  • chochachoppa

    he looks just like that other punchline rapper that always stirs up some irrelevant ish just because he needs more pocket-money of 13 year old kids…

  • sherwoodal

    consensus twentieth shelf forward reports average

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