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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...

Oct 1, 2021