50 Cent
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1975-07-06
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50 Cent Biography (Wikipedia)

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. Although he left drug-dealing to pursue a musical career, he was struck by nine bullets in a 2000 shooting. After Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who's Back? in 2002, he was discovered by Eminem and signed by Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.

With the aid of 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, signing his G-Unit associates Young Buck, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. Jackson had similar commercial and critical success with his second album, The Massacre, which was released in 2005. He released his fifth studio album, Animal Ambition, in 2014 and is working on his sixth studio album: Street King Immortal, scheduled for release in 2016.

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50 Cent Tracks

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Tony Yayo
So Seductive (feat. 50 Cent)
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So Seductive (feat. 50 Cent)
Lil’ Kim
Magic Stick (feat. 50 Cent)
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Magic Stick (feat. 50 Cent)
50 Cent
21 Questions (feat. Nate Dogg)
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21 Questions (feat. Nate Dogg)
The Game
How We Do (Knock2 Twerk Remix) (feat. 50 Cent)
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How We Do (Knock2 Twerk Remix) (feat. 50 Cent)
50 Cent
My Life (feat. Eminem & Adam Levine)
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My Life (feat. Eminem & Adam Levine)
Mary J. Blige
MJB Da MVP (feat. The Game & 50 Cent)
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MJB Da MVP (feat. The Game & 50 Cent)
50 Cent
Candy Shop (feat. Olivia)
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Candy Shop (feat. Olivia)
The Game
Hate It Or Love It (feat. 50 Cent)
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Hate It Or Love It (feat. 50 Cent)
The Game
Hate It Or Love It (G-Unit Remix) (feat. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck & Tony Yayo)
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Hate It Or Love It (G-Unit Remix) (feat. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck & Tony Yayo)
50 Cent
Ayo Technology (feat. Justin Timberlake)
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Ayo Technology (feat. Justin Timberlake)
K Camp
Comfortable (Remix) (feat. Akon & 50 Cent)
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Comfortable (Remix) (feat. Akon & 50 Cent)
50 Cent
Like My Style (feat. Tony Yayo)
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Like My Style (feat. Tony Yayo)
50 Cent
Outta Control (feat. Mobb Deep)
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Outta Control (feat. Mobb Deep)
50 Cent
I'm The Man (feat. Sonny Digital)
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I'm The Man (feat. Sonny Digital)
50 Cent
No Romeo No Juliet (feat. Chris Brown)
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No Romeo No Juliet (feat. Chris Brown)
Playlists featuring 50 Cent
Trevor Nelson's Albums For Life
Trevor Nelson's Albums For Life
Hip Hop 100 Highlights
Hip Hop 100 Highlights
One Hit Wonders of the Millenium!
One Hit Wonders of the Millenium!
Targé Ménage
Targé Ménage

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