50 Cent born Curtis James Jackson is from South Jamaica, which a borough of Queens, New York City. He is a rapper, entrepreneur, actor, and investor who has been successful in both music and in business. Once a drug dealer in the streets, and shot nine times, he would go onto sign with Eminem and Dr. Dre. With their assistance, he would release Get Rich or Die Trying which is one of the biggest hip-hop albums of all-time. He would then start G-Unit Records, and sign several successful rappers under him including Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. Forbes reguarly ranks him on the richest rappers in the game, and he continues to sell millions of albums worldwide.