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50 Cent's 'BMF' Television Series Entangled In Lawsuit Alleging Trademark Infringement

50 Cent has created his own multiverse with his connected series such as “Power,” “Power Book II: Ghost,” Power Book III: Raisin,” and “Power Book IV: Force” on STARZ. One of the newest shows — “BMF” — that primarily exists outside this realm is based on a real-life Detroit drug and money laundering organization, Black Mafia Family. While the television show is headed into the second season and has seen a ton of commercial success, it is also at the epicenter of an ongoing lawsuit.

Josh Rodgers

Jul 28, 2022

50 Cent Compares The Streets To The Boardroom: 'It's The Same Tactics With A Different Approach'

If anyone knows a thing or two about business, it’s Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The rap superstar turned media mogul explains that people are more ruthless in business than they are in the streets! In his latest interview with Entrepreneur, the serial entrepreneur shares how the struggles he faced in the streets prepared him for his business success. Most know his backstory: after landing his first major record deal with Columbia Records, 50 Cent was dropped after he was shot nine times. The move was intended to kill the rising superstar — but he refused to let it phase him, and instead released several tracks to diss the enemies who were out to get him and the rest is history. Through his relentless grind through mixtapes, the rapper garnered attention from Dr. Dre and Eminem. He eventually signed with Shady-Aftermath in 2002 and shortly released his debut album, “Get Rich or Die Tryin.” Today, 50 Cent is responsible for some of Starz’s biggest series. From “Power” to “Raising...

Shanique Yates

Oct 1, 2021