50 Cent , his real name Curtis James Jackson III , born July 6, 1975> in Queens, New York, is a rapper, music producer, actor, composer and American businessman. Jackson starts selling drugs at the age of ten, then in a musical career, during which time he will be shot in 2000. After the publication of his compilation Animal Ambition , in 2014.
Throughout his career, Jackson has counted more than 60 million albums sold internationally and has been rewarded several times; he has a Grammy Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards, six World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards. He is in parallel actor, and appears in his autobiographical film Get Rich or Die Tryin ' (2005), and other films like The Soldiers of Desert (2006), Law and Order (2008) and Escape (2013).
Jackson comes from the neighborhood of Jamaica, in the borough of Queens in New York, and is raised in precarious conditions by his mother, Sabrina Jackson, who gave birth to her when she was only fifteen years old. She sells crack and educates in parallel her son until his assassination in 1983: she is only twenty-three when an unknown drug his glass. Inanimate, she is left in her apartment with open gas, closed windows and ecstasy pills between her toes >>>. At that time, Jackson was only eight years old. After the death of his mother, Jackson moves to his grandparents' house with eight uncles and aunts. >. He recounts: "I remember that my grandmother told me; "Your mother will not come back, she will not come back to you, so you will stay with us now. That's when I started hanging out in the street. "