Today In Hip-Hop: 50 Cent Celebrates 38th Birthday

On this day, July 6, in hip-hop history… 1975: 50 Cent a.k.a. Curtis Jackson turns 38 today. Hailing from the projects in Queens, NY, the once troubled young man has now established himself as an entity in hip-hop that cannot be forsaken. Entering a life of crime at the age of 11, it was presumed that Fifty was destined to endure a life of corruption. However, with will up against those ever present odds, 50 Cent remains one of the wealthiest rappers to date, consistently claiming the No. 5 spot on Forbes' annual hip-hop income list. One of his many talents, Fifty’s big ...

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