[caption id="attachment_5347" align="alignnone" width="300"] 50 Cent[/caption]
Born Curtis James Jackson III
on July 6, 1975, and raised in Southside Jamaica, Queens, New York City, 50 Cent grew up in a broken home. His hustler mother passed away when he was only eight, and his father departed soon after, leaving his grandmother to parent him.
As a teen, he followed the lead of his mother and began hustling. The crack trade proved lucrative for 50 Cent, until he eventually encountered the law and got arrested repeatedly [...]