Since first leveraging his rap stardom, 50 Cent’s business moves have been nonstop. Deals with the likes of Vitamin Water, Effen Vodka, STARZ, and more have led him to a more than successful business empire, as previously reported by AfroTech. Additionally, 50 Cent has also secured three NBA partnerships for his premium wine and spirits company Sire Spirits.
Dec 6, 2022
Some business deals are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! For rapper Lloyd Banks, it was his sophomore album, “Rotten Apple,” that afforded him the biggest advance he has ever seen. The former G-Unit emcee revealed that the 2006 project laced his pockets with around $1 million before it even dropped. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rap Radar (@rapradarpodcast)
Sep 8, 2022
In 2003, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson gave the world his debut album, “Get Rich Or Die Trying.” When it initially dropped, the artist had everyone “in da club.” And since then, he’s released other successful music projects, launched the G-Unit label, created television shows, and more to continue building his empire. Despite early success in music and his television deals for his shows with STARZ, some people would not sing the New York rapper’s praises. In a recent interview on Houston’s 97.9 The Box, 50 Cent noted that some of the G-Unit artists he signed blame him for not having successful careers.
Aug 2, 2022
Young Buck is in a bit of trouble with the United States Bankruptcy Court — and it’s all thanks to some ill-advised social media posts. According to Complex, the rapper born David Darnell Brown has made some Instagram posts that have raised the collective eye of the federal courts. Apparently, he’d been posting about some of his things — such as a motorcycle, a set of gold grills, and even CashApp donations — which he’d previously not disclosed to the courts in his initial bankruptcy filing. Young Buck filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in January of 2020 — shortly before the pandemic — to avoid paying a litany of creditors, including the mother of his children, the IRS, and even Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson himself. The Cashville rapper claimed that he initially filed for bankruptcy to get out of his G-Unit obligations. In addition to not honoring his contractual commitment to the label, Young Buck also claimed that he owed 50 Cent more than $250,000 in a personal loan — and he was unable...
Apr 18, 2022