Curtis James Jackson III (conceived July 6, 1975 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is a Grammy grant selected rapper, on-screen character, artist, business visionary, creator and author of the hip jump gathering and name G-Unit.
Subsequent to leaving medication managing to seek after a rap vocation, he discharged his presentation collection Guess Who’s Back Again in 2002. He was found by Eminem and Dr. Dre and afterward marked to Interscope Records. He has since discharged Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003), The Massacre (2006), Curtis (2007) and Before I Self Destruct (2009).
50 Cent has occupied with quarrels with different rappers including Jay-Z, Ja Rule, The Game, Cam’ron, Fat Joe, and Rick Ross. He has likewise sought after an acting profession, showing up in the semi-personal 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 most extravagant hip-jump entertainers, having a total assets assessed at US $440 million out of 2008.
Before 50 Cent at any point inked a noteworthy arrangement, he developed a significant fan base in New York through underground mixtapes. 50 Cent got together with Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC and was marked to his name to compose all of Jay?s music. After he?d left JMJ, he marked to Columbia Records in 1996. On this mark, he discharged Power of the Dollar, and the singles How to Rob and Ghetto Qua Ran. Columbia Records discharged him from the mark in the wake of being shot on May 24th, 2000.
Around this time, Eminem had heard one of 50 Cent?s demo tapes and communicated an immense enthusiasm for him on MTV, as did Dr. Dre. Not long after this, 50 Cent formally marked to Interscope Records. He was the primary rapper to sign to the joint mark possessed by Dr. Dre and [artistEminem. The primary melody he discharged on this record was entitled Wanksta and was included on the 8 Mile soundtrack.
In its first seven day stretch of discharge, his presentation ?Get Rich Or Die Tryin?? sold 872,000 units – effectively achieving Gold status. Inside the second week it went Platinum (1 mil) and on April twelfth, 2004 the RIAA affirmed it multiple times Platinum.
In 2005 he pursued the accomplishment of his collection Get Rich or Die Tryin? with another discharge – The Massacre (initially called St. Valentines Day Massacre until the discharge date was pushed back). The principal single discharged off this, Disco Inferno, was an immense hit – he pursued this hit up by the arrival of Candy Shop and afterward again with Just a Lil Bit.
In 2003 Interscope Records enabled 50 Cent to have his own name – G-Unit Records. He previously marked Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Young Buck as the built up individuals from G-Unit Records. In 2004, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent had marked The Game under a joint endeavor.