50 cent
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50 cent

50 cent
50 cent

50 cent has been a  phenomenon when its come to  music  entertainment world, we are here to give you incite on 50 Cent net worth, background, career,lifestyle..

Historical background

Curtis James Jackson is 50 Cent real name , he was born July 6, 1975 better known by his professional name 50 Cent.. The American rapper, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He was born in queens New york city and was raised  in South Jamaica borough,by his mother Sabrina. A drug dealer, Sabrina raised Jackson until she died in a mysterious fire when Jackson was 8 years old. After his mother’s death and his father’s departure, Jackson was raised by his grandmother. He began selling drugs at age 12 years during , crack epidemic. He Started pursuing a musical career and in 2000 he produced Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, days before the planned release he was shot and the album was never released. In 2002, after Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back?, he was Found by Eminem and signed to Shady Records, under the aegis of Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Inter-scope Records.

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, signed his G-Unit associates Young Buck,  Tony Yayo and  Lloyd Banks .

Jackson was arrested on On June 29, 1994, for selling four types of cocaine to an undercover police officer. He was arrested again three weeks later, when police searched his home and found heroin, ten  crack cocaine and a starting pistol.  Jackson was sentenced to nine years in prison, he served six months in a boot camp and earned his GED. He has said that he did not use cocaine himself.Jackson adopted the nickname “50 Cent” as a metaphor for change.

Professional career

50 cent  began rapping in a friend’s basement, where he used turntables to record over instrumentals. In 1996, a friend introduced him to Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC, who was establishing Jam Master Jay Records. Jay taught him how to , write choruses, structure songs and make records. Hes first appearance was on “React” with Onyx, for their 1998 album Shut ‘Em Down. He credited Jam Master Jay for improving his ability to write hooks, and Jay produced Jackson’s first unreleased album. In 1999, after Jackson left Jam Master Jay, the platinum-selling producers Track masters signed him to Columbia Records. 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.Jackson founded Hollow Point Entertainment with former G-Unit member .

50 cent popularity began to grow after the successful, controversial underground single “How to Rob“,  he wrote in a half-hour car ride to a studio.The track  describes how he would rob famous artists. Jackson explained the song’s rationale: “There’s a hundred artists on that label, you gotta separate yourself from that group and make yourself  relevant”.Rappers Jay-Z, Kurupt, Sticky Fingaz, Big Pun, DMX, Wyclef Jean and the Wu-Tang Clan responded to the track,and Nas invited Jackson to join him on his Nastradamus tour. Although “How to Rob” was intended to be released with “Thug Love” with Destiny’s Child, two days before he was scheduled to film the “Thug Love” music video, Jackson was shot 5 times and hospitalized as God may have it, he survived the gun shot and was discharged from the hospital.

Lifestyle

50 cent
50 cent

50 cent girlfriend, Shaniqua Tompkins, gave birth to son Marquise Jackson.Tompkins later sued Jackson for $50 million, saying he promised to take care of her for life. The suit, with 15 causes of action, was dismissed in the court..  The two have taken their feud to social media many times.

Marquise’s said “When my son came into my life, my priorities changed, because I wanted to have the relationship with him that I didn’t have with my father” He credited his son for inspiring his career and being the “motivation to go in a different direction”. the two have endured a fractured relationship that began when Jackson and Tompkins separated in 2008.Their feud has been taken to social media numerous times, including in 2020 when Jackson disclosed that he “used to” love his son. Jackson has a tattooed “Marquise” with an axe on his right biceps The axe is ’cause I’m a warrior.. 50 cent dated model Daphne Joy and had his second son, Sire Jackson, with her, on 2012. At the age of two years, Sire modeled for Kidz, earning $700,000 in the contract.

2005, Jackson supported President George W. Bush after rapper Kanye West criticized Bush for a slow response to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.If his felony convictions did not prevent him from voting, he said, he would have voted for the president.Jackson later said that Bush “has less compassion than the average human. By all means, I don’t aspire to be like George Bush.” In September 2007 he told Time that although he would not endorse a candidate in 2008, he “liked Hillary “.Six months later the rapper told MTV News that he had switched his support to Barack Obama after hearing him speak, but had lost interest in politics. Asked his opinion of President Obama’s May 9, 2012 endorsement of gay marriage, Jackson said, “I’m for it … I’ve encouraged same-sex activities. I’ve engaged in fetish areas a couple times.” He had been criticized for anti-gay comments in the past. Despite having numerous songs that reference drug and alcohol usage, Jackson remains teetotal, citing a bad experience with alcohol as his main reason.

Forbes noted Jackson’s wealth in 2007, ranking him second behind Jay-Z in the rap industry.He lives in a mansion formerly owned by ex-boxer Mike Tyson, listing it for sale at $18.5 million to move closer to his son who lives on Long Island with his ex-girlfriend. October 12, 2007 “50 Cent Curtis Jackson Day”, honoring the rapper with a proclamation and a key to the city. One of Jackson’s New York homes, purchased in January 2007 for $2.4 million and the center of a lawsuit between Jackson and Shaniqua Tompkins, caught fire on May 31, 2008.

Net worth

50 cent net worth as at 2020 updated .

Net Worth: $30 Million
Age: 44
Born: July 6, 1975
Country of Origin: Unites States of America

50 cent was one of the richest rappers in the world, despite the lawsuit that’s been filed against him by her wife and concubines ‘Baby mamas‘ which made him  to file for bankruptcy. Just to get himself out of paying millions of dollars. 50 Cent’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million, made a huge drop from recent years, when his net worth was declared at $150 million by Forbes which added to 50 cent net worth as at then.

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