Occupation:Actor, Musician, Producer, Writer
Hometown:New York City
Birthday:June 6, 1975
50 Cent is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor from Queens. In his youth 50 used to be involved in boxing and selling drugs, however he later turned towards rapping as a form of expression. After starting to rap he was mentored by Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC and was taught the ins and outs of song writing and music production. He released his first album Power of the Dollar in 2000. As he was rising to fame his progress was stunted by an assassination attempt where he was shot 9 times. After recovering he got signed by a new label and rose to international prominence with his album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in 2003.