50 Cent Biography

50 Cent is an American rapper, record producer, businessman, and actor. After facing disappointment with his very first album which never saw the light of day, 50 Cent started his musical career with a series of hit mix tapes. A controversial yet popular figure in the Gangsta rap genre, 50 Cent’s criminal history has been a topic of discussion for many. Growing up in Queens, he had a rough childhood. He began selling drugs at a very young age. In the year 2000, he got shot nine times but managed to survive the attack. Taking it as a life lesson, 50 Cent started concentrating on his musical career, and his first claim to fame came in the form of ‘Get Rich or die Tryin.’ The album turned out to be a blockbuster and was certified 8× Platinum by ‘The Recording Industry Association of America’ (RIAA). He credits Eminem for his success, claiming that Eminem trusted him when nobody else did. He also says that he has been a huge admirer of the rapper. Eminem once said the troubles 50 Cent went through as a kid shows in his lyrics, and that his pain, horrors, and troubles would resonate with the listeners. Eminem’s prediction came true as 50 Cent went on to sell nearly 30 million copies of his records, and is the recipient of many music awards. Apart from music, he has a thriving career as an actor, and has rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest actors and directors in Hollywood. His business ventures have also been quite successful. Not surprisingly, 50 Cent is frequently listed among the richest rappers of our times. Book 50 Cent for shows and concerts at Heavy Rotation booking agency. Worldwide Bookings with HR Booking. 50 Cent Booking, Book 50 Cent. Book artists like 50 Cent, 50 Cent booking agent, contact 50 Cent email, 50 Cent manager, 50 Cent management for concerts, bookings, biography, pictures, videos. 50 Cent may be available for your club shows, private party, festivals or other events.