Curtis Jackson, better known to the world as 50 Cent, does not need any kind of introduction. Ever since his immensely successful debut album Get Rich Or Die Trying hit the market ten years ago with 12 million copies sold to date, the Queens-native has established himself as an international rap star, successful entrepreneur, investor and actor. Never one to shy away from controversy, he has understood the necessity to maintain the right type of relationship with the media, thus establishing him as one of the most-talked about individuals in rap. Throughout his lively career, the G-Unit general has adapted important lessons stemming from his rough upbringing in Jamaica, Queens to his numerous ventures.


Continuing our conversation, we share with you today the sequel, and final segment to our ‘Cut From A Different Cloth’ with renowned rap mogul, 50 Cent. As one of the wealthiest and top selling hip-hop artists of all time, we wanted to further examine 50’s thoughts on pop culture, today’s music climate, boxing, and his feelings towards “Cloud Rap/Hipster Rap,” a sub-genre of hip-hop that’s clearly on his opposite spectrum. Footage took place at 50 Cent’s G-Unit headquarters in Manhattan.

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