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50 Cent

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South Jamaica, Queens, New York (1996 – present)

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is a Grammy award nominated rapper, actor, singer, entrepreneur, author and founder of the hip hop group and label G-Unit.

After leaving drug dealing to pursue a rap career, he released his debut album Guess Who’s Back Again in 2002. He was discovered by Eminem and Dr. Dre and then signed to Interscope Records. He has since released Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003), The Massacre (2006), Curtis (2007) and Before I Self Destruct (2009).

50 Cent has engaged in feuds with other rappers including Jay-Z, Ja Rule, The Game, Cam’ron, Fat Joe, and Rick Ross. He has also pursued an acting career, appearing in the semi-autobiographical film Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in 2005, the Iraq War film Home of the Brave in 2006, and Righteous Kill in 2008. 50 Cent is one of the richest hip-hop performers, having a net worth estimated at US $440 million in 2008.

Before 50 Cent ever inked a major deal, he built up a substantial fan base in New York through underground mixtapes. 50 Cent met up with Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC and was signed to his label to write all of Jay’s music. After he’d left JMJ, he signed to Columbia Records in 1996. On this label, he released Power of the Dollar, and the singles How to Rob and Ghetto Qua Ran. Columbia Records released him from the label after being shot on May 24th, 2000.

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  • sayinelifsayinn

    nigga 50 > your favourite wackass rapper [2]

    7 hours ago Reply
  • kotyara33d

    huec, а вот и подтверждение моих слов подоспело.

    31 Aug 8:15am Reply
  • kotyara33d

    Музыка для быдла. Имхо.

    30 Aug 2:49pm Reply
  • DickBigems

    lol. You gotta love this guy.

    22 Aug 6:33pm Reply
  • AHTOSHA

    ИЗЩАБЁСКА

    20 Aug 6:19am Reply
  • NeedsDeodorant

    Change the main pic, that pool pic is lame as shit between bitches bums! Suit pic or G-Fiddy pics up!

    13 Aug 8:39am Reply
  • CrazyGringo3

    Выжить после девяти пуль это, конечно, круто, но его музыка от этого лучше не стала. Рэпер из него далеко не самый выдающийся, перефорсили его очень сильно, несколько треков можно еще послушать, но не более. Во-от.

    2 Aug 2:23am Reply
  • Jamiehockley50

    Smoke & Hustle are the best 50

    31 Jul 3:01pm Reply
  • Nirvana_inside

    Кстати после рока/металла как раз заебись рэпчик послушать) 50 хороший музыкант да и актер неплохой, первые два альбома в свое время доставляли, старьё правда)

    30 Jul 8:43am Reply
  • Chingy314

    nigga 50 > your favourite wackass rapper

    19 Jul 10:09am Reply
  • animeshkanaruto

    Реальный пацан, всё у него по понятиям, как надо! Хорошо, что такой рэпчик еще есть, а эти митоллизды порядком достали уже: всё какая-то "философия". Да засуньте свою говнософию себе в задницу и не гоните на Цента! Сами-то попробуйте после 9 пуль выжить. Дисреспект, обезьяны.

    11 Jul 12:35pm Reply
  • zdarlighta

    inkke bootleg!

    9 Jul 1:39pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Всегда раздражал этот огромный кусок черного говна. Таких надо в освенцим гнать. Ах, да, музыка тоже дерьмо.

    30 Jun 7:40pm Reply
  • VeX08

    Album is aight.

    27 Jun 6:20pm Reply
  • jakobdorof

    "irregular heartbeat" is perfect though

    22 Jun 10:58pm Reply
  • MegaDave89

    P.I.M.P are just cool.

    19 Jun 2:50pm Reply
  • ACA1985

    some photos and video clips from the concert in Queens last night http://sonicawareness.net/post/88895733567/show-recap-50-cent-nyc-6-14-2014

    15 Jun 10:16pm Reply
  • Tahula

    Ayo Technology ain't top 15? Shi.

    12 Jun 10:54pm Reply
  • Laa-Brent

    11 Jun 10:17am Reply
  • John__Lemon

    6/10. It's decent http://www.bensbigblog.com.au/2014/06/50-cent-animal-ambition.html

    6 Jun 9:25am Reply
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