Full name Curtis James Jackson III
Date of birth July 6, 1975 (34 years)
From New York
Country United States of America
Genres Rap, Hip Hop, Black music
Years active 1998 - present
Labels Jam Master Jay Records
Affiliations G-Unit, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Mobb Deep, Nate Dogg, Sean Paul, Timbaland.
50 Cent, real name Curtis James Jackson III,  (New York, July 6, 1975) is an American rapper. Step into the world of music was sponsored by Eminem. His albums have yielded about 25 million copies sold worldwide. 
Before entering the world of music, 50 Cent trafficking drugs.  After leaving a life of crime, 50 Cent was shot nine times in 2000, but survived. After releasing his album Guess Who's Back?, Singer sparked interest from Eminem, who immediately referred him to Interscope Records. In 2003, he founded G-Unit Records, along with its partners in the band G-Unit, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Tony Yayo. Launched a film told his autobiography, called Get Rich or Die Tryin '.