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50cent 5 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper who was born on July 6, 1975. His albums Get Rich or Die Trying (2003) and The Massacre (2005) catapulted him to popularity. Both albums were multi-platinum sellers, with a total of twenty-one million copies sold. From Pieces to Weight: Once Once a Time in Southside Queens (S&S, 2006) is his first book. He is a New Yorker.