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50 Cent Celebrates Ownership After Departing From STARZ — 'Official Day Of Really Owning My Content'

It’s no secret that ownership is the ultimate goal for creators. Now, 50 Cent is making it clear as he’s shared that he has joined the club.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 19, 2022

50 Cent Announces The End Of His STARZ Deal, But Trademark Filings Hint At What's Next For The Businessman

50 Cent’s partnership with STARZ has served as a game-changer in the television industry. The rapper and businessman birthed “Power,” “PowerBook II: Ghost,” “PowerBook III: Raising Kanan,” and “Powerbook IV: Force and BMF.” Now, 50 Cent has announced that his time with the network is soon coming to an end.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 16, 2022

Omari Hardwick Reveals He Earned $150K Per 'Power' Episode Despite Being 'The Face Of The Network'

50 Cent has become a force in television over the years with the empire he’s built on Starz. But, according to “Power” star Omari Hardwick, he never fully reaped the benefits of the success.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jun 6, 2022

How Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson Went From Filing For Bankruptcy To A $40M Empire

When one thinks about the modern Hip-Hop industry, few artists — if any — have had the success of Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. His infamous story of getting shot nine times — and surviving — has become part of a larger mythos that belies his success in nearly every aspect of the business he’s ever pursued. From being the head of his own record label to building a television and film empire, 50 Cent is in a class of his own. While many rappers have gone on to become actors — like LL Cool J, Will Smith, and Ice-T — few have stepped behind the camera and become successful at it. But 50 Cent did exactly that. When he re-launched the previously-defunct G-Unit Films, he partnered with a legend in the film and television industry, and subsequently created a whole new television series that has earned its place in the annals of history. Hit series “Power” and its subsequent spin-offs — which was followed up by “BMF” — are proof that the best advice the rapper got was advice he should have...

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