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50 Cent


Rapper and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was born on July 6, 1975 in Queens, NY. His dad abandoned the family and his mom, Sabrina Jackson, was drug dealer. After she was murdered in 1984, Fiddy went to live with his grandmother, Beulah. At age 12, he went down the same path as his mom and began dealing drugs. He dropped out of high school and went to jail a few times. In 2000, he survived being shot nine times. Jackson recorded a couple of unreleased albums before signing with Eminem’s label and making a splash on the scene with his 2003 debut “Get Rich or Die Tryin’.” He also starred in a movie of the same title. Jackson executive produces and stars in the Starz drama “Power” and launched his own record label, G-Unit Records, in 2003. He became the face of Vitamin Water in 2004 and made millions when the company was sold to Coca-Cola. He also has a partnership deal with EFFEN Vodka and became a licensed boxing promoter for The Money Team in 2012. Jackson has written the books “50 X 50: 50 Cent in His Own Words” and “Playground.” Despite being ranked #4 on Forbes’ list of wealthiest hip-hop artists in 2015, Jackson declared Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection and settled the following year. Fiddy has made it his mission to feed starving people in Africa and serves on the board of directors of his G-Unity Foundation, which provides grants to non-profits that help low-income and underserved communities. A Long Island house Jackson owned burned down in 2008. His ex, Shaniqua Tompkins, and their son, Marquise (born in 1996), lived there and escaped the blaze. He also has a son, Sire, with ex Daphne Joy. Jackson has been romantically linked to comedienne Chelsea Handler and actress Vivica A. Fox.

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50 Cent Says Nicki Minaj and New Boyfriend Are Not Moving Too Fast

50 Cent
Nicki & BF Movin' Too Fast? Nah, And I'll Tell You Exactly Why

50 Cent has no problem with the pace Nicki Minaj and her new boyfriend seem to be moving at in their relationship ... because they're picking up right where they left off. We got… READ MORE >

50 Cent Acknowledges 'Power' Crew Member Who Died on Set

50 Cent
'Power' Crew Member Died On Set

A production assistant on the set of "Power" was hit by an out of control SUV and died from his injuries ... TMZ has confirmed. NYPD tells us ... Pedro Jimenez was… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
50 Cent Says He Wouldn't Mind if His Son Marquise Got Hit by a Bus

50 Cent
I Wouldn't Care ... If My Son Got Hit By A Bus

6:05 PM PT -- 50 just walked his words back a bit, saying, "I have no ill will towards anyone living on this Earth. The people Shaniquois son looks up to and associates with is a reflection of the… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago
50 Cent Clowns Floyd Mayweather Over Japan Fight Debacle

50 Cent
Clowns Mayweather Over Japan Fight Debacle

It was just a matter of time but 50 Cent is now mocking Floyd Mayweather for pulling out of the New Year's Eve fight with Tenshin Nasukawa he had just announced on Sunday.  "Ok cool they… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
50 Cent Rips Floyd Mayweather's New Fight, 'Champ Fighting a Uber Driver'

50 Cent
Rips Floyd's Japan Fight ... 'Champ Fighting a Uber Driver'

The feud between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather is still going -- Fiddy just CLOWNED the boxer's newly announced fight, saying his opponent is more "Uber driver" than contender.  As we… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Ashanti Calls 50 Cent an Internet Bully for Trolling Her Ticket Sales

Ashanti to 50 Cent
Hey, 'Officer Curtis' Stop Trolling!!!

Ashanti is giving 50 Cent a taste of his own medicine after he dissed her hard on social media -- labeling him a social media bully while using one of his least favorite… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Khabib's Manager Shoots Down 50 Cent, Won't Leave UFC For Less Than $50 Million

Khabib's Manager
Rejects 50 Cent Won't Leave UFC For Less Than $50 Mil

If 50 Cent wants to steal Khabib Numagomedov from UFC to Bellator -- it's gonna take A LOT more than his "disrespectful" $2 million offer ... so says Khabib's manager.  We spoke with Ali… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago
Rick Ross Exonerated in 50 Cent's Lawsuit Over 'In Da Club'

Rick Ross
Declares Victory Over 50 Cent!!! 'In Da Club' Suit Tossed

Rick Ross can rap all he wants over 50 Cent's "In Da Club" and Fiddy can't do a damn thing about it ... according to the federal judge who just dismissed the case. 50 sued Rick, way back in 2015,… READ MORE >

- 73 days ago
50 Cent's Baby Mama Claps Back at His Threat to Derail Her Reality TV Gig

50 Cent's Baby Mama
Claps Back at Him ... You're Powerless to Stop My TV Gig!!!

50 Cent's all bark and no bite -- at least that's what his first baby mama thinks of his threat to derail her reality TV show ... but we've learned he's ready to sic his lawyers on her. Shaniqua… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
50 Cent Dishes on Life After 'Power' Now That His Character is Dead

50 Cent on 'Power'
Yeah, Kanan's Dead ... But (TV) Life Goes On!!

50 Cent will only be showing up on "Power" from here on out in flashbacks -- if at all -- but don't think that's got the guy down ... he's still reaping what the series sows. We got Fiddy on… READ MORE >

- 110 days ago
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