Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Overview

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Born: July 06, 1975

Born in Queens, New York, Curtis Jackson was raised by a single mother until he was eight. When his mother was shot to death at the age of 23, Curtis was raised by his grandparents. An early aspiration for the boy was to be a boxer, and he was often in trouble with the law. The birth of a son put things in perspective, and he decided instead to pursue rap seriously. In 1999, he was signed by Columbia Records. However, in April 2000 he was shot nine times in front of his grandmother's house in... See All

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