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By Jeff Burlingame

ISBN-10: 1622852036

ISBN-13: 9781622852031

The existence that fifty Cent was once born into was once whatever yet effortless. From transforming into up and not using a father, to drug dealing, to being shot 9 occasions and approximately wasting his lifestyles, 50 Cent needed to conquer loads of struggles in his existence. yet this hip-hop biography won't in simple terms conceal these struggles, but in addition his upward thrust to turning into one of many greatest and wealthiest names within the hip-hop international.

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He told the judge at the time, he didn’t use drugs and never had. He only sold them. He earned his General Equivalency Diploma [GED] when he was in the program. But instead of using that GED to get him into college or a job after he was released, he headed back to the streets. He told The Guardian in 2003, “Someone says to you, if you stay in school, in eight years you can have a new car. And the kid looks round his neighborhood and sees someone who got [the car] in six months. ” Chapter 3 A New Name Curtis Jackson III returned to street hustling, but soon realized he needed to change his ways following his nearly two-year stint in the drug-rehab program.

Dre, immediately attempted to sign 50 Cent to a recording contract. But Eminem and Dr. Dre weren’t the only ones trying to do so. The success of his mixtapes had made 50 Cent a hot commodity in the world of hip-hop, and other labels had been soliciting his services, as well. Image Credit: ©AP Images/Ramin Talaie After his mixtapes became instant hits, Eminem and Dr. Dre did all they could to sign 50 Cent. After a long wait, they were able to sign him to a joint deal between Aftermath Records and Shady Records.

If I don’t make music, I’m going back to the hood. I’ll sell crack. I’m gonna go back to sell crack if I can’t make it in the music business and that’s because that’s what I was doing before that…. ” Image Credit: ©AP Images/Erik S. Lesser One of 50 Cent’s biggest supporters is Russell Simmons who also is considered a hip-hop mogul. Everything 50 Cent had been involved in before he began performing music read like the sad script to a tragic play. As he said, there were drugs. There also were murders, orphanhood, poverty, jail cells, and stabbings.

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