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Born in the South Jamaica section of Queens, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has lived in New York City all his life. Raised by his grandparents after his father ran out and his mother was shot when he was only eight. Growing up, the Queens rapper originally wanted to be a heavyweight boxer, but eventually fell back on rapping. DJs had taken it upon ... See full bio »

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 2014 Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Live Finale (2014) ... (performer: "Watch Me")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Anne Hathaway/Marlon Wayans/Yusuf Islam (2014) ... (lyrics: "In Da Club" - uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas (writer: "True Loyalty" - as Curtis James Jackson)
 2013 The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Candy Shop")
 2012 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2004 (2012) ... (performer: "Candy Shop")
 2011 Real Steel (performer: "The Enforcer") / (writer: "The Enforcer" - as Curtis Jackson)
  Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Home Sweet Home (2011) ... (writer: "'Till I Collapse" - uncredited)
- One Car, Two Car, Red Car, Blue Car (2009) ... (performer: "OK, Ya Right" - uncredited)
- The Bat Mitzvah (2005) ... ("So Seductive", uncredited) / (writer: "So Seductive" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2011) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- Two of 12 Voted Off (2011) ... (writer: "Right There")
- The Top 18 Perform (2008) ... (performer: "Come and Get Me")
- Top 8 (2007) ... (performer: "I Get Money") / (writer: "I Get Money")
 2011 Detention (performer: "In Da Club") / (writer: "In Da Club")
 2010/II Dance Paradise (Video Game) (as C. Jackson, "In Da Club") / (performer: "In Da Club")
 2010 Morning Glory (performer: "Candy Shop") / (writer: "Candy Shop" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2010 Gun (performer: "Shut Up Bitch", "What Up Gangsta", "I'll Be The Shooter", "I'll Be The Shooter" (Edited Version)) / (producer: "Shut Up Bitch") / (writer: "Shut Up Bitch" - as Curtis Jackson) / (writer: "What Up Gangsta" - as C. Jackson)
 2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unshockable (2010) ... (performer: "In Da Club" - uncredited)
  The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 20 November 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "In da Club") / (writer: "In da Club")
 2009 Before I Self Destruct (Video) (performer: "Get Up", "Ok, You're Right", "Try Me", "Cold Blooded")
 2009 Dead Man Running (performer: "I Like it") / (writer: "I Like it" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2009 Neuilly sa mère! (as C. Johnson, "P.I.M.P.") / (performer: "P.I.M.P.")
 2009 The Hangover (writer: "Candy Shop" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2009 Next Day Air (performer: "I Get Money") / (writer: "I Get Money" - as C. Jackson)
 2009 The Hills (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Cry on Your Birthday (2009) ... (writer: "Crack a Bottle")
 2008 More Than a Game (Documentary) (performer: "In da Club") / (writer: "In da Club" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2008 I Love the New Millennium (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2003 (2008) ... (performer: "In da Club")
 2008 The Lost Coast (writer: "Don't Trip")
 2008 Battle of the Sexes: Making the Band 4 First Look (TV Movie) (writer: "Sexy")
 2007 Bling: A Planet Rock (Documentary) (performer: "P.I.M.P.") / (writer: "P.I.M.P." - as Curtis Jackson)
 2007 Dead Tone (performer: "How We Do", "In Da Club") / (writer: "How We Do" - as C. Jackson) / (writer: "In Da Club" - as Jackson)
 2007 Rock Bottom: From Hell to Redemption (Documentary) (performer: "Baltimore Love Thing", "God Gave Me Style") / (writer: "Baltimore Love Thing", "God Gave Me Style")
 2006 Adventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino (Documentary short) (performer: "Candy Shop")
 2006 Littleman (writer: "Candy Shop" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2006 Date Movie (writer: "Candy Shop" - as Curtis Jackson)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' ("I'll Whip Ya Head Boy", "Best Friend", "Gotta Get out of Hell", "You a Shooter", "Window Shopper", "They Callin' Me Handsome", "When It Rains It Pours", "Eeany Meany Miney Mo", "I Don't Know Officer", "Hustler's Ambition") / (performer: "I'll Whip Ya Head Boy", "You a Shooter", "Window Shopper", "When It Rains It Pours", "Eeany Meany Miney Mo", "I Don't Know Officer", "Hustler's Ambition")
 2005/I Fantastic Four (writer: "On Fire")
 2005 King's Ransom (performer: "Magic Stick") / (writer: "Magic Stick" - as Curtis James Jackson)
 2005 Meet the Barkers (TV Series) (performer: "P.I.M.P")
 2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Skin and Bone (2005) ... (performer: "Candy Shop" - uncredited)
 2005 Beauty Shop (writer: "In Da Club" (2003) - as Curtis Jackson)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Hilary Swank/50 Cent (2005) ... (performer: "Candy Shop", "Disco Inferno" - uncredited) / (writer: "Candy Shop" - uncredited)
- Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey/G-Unit (2004) ... (performer: "Stunt 101", "Wanna Get to Know You")
 2005 Are We There Yet? (performer: "What Up Gangsta") / (writer: "What Up Gangsta" - as Curtis James Jackson)
  The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2004) (performer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Straight and True (2004) ... (writer: "On Fire" - uncredited)
- Time After Time (2004) ... (performer: "In da Club" - uncredited) / (writer: "In da Club" - uncredited)
 2004 Shark Tale (writer: "In da Club")
 2004 White Chicks (performer: " Realest Niggas") / (writer: " Realest Niggas" - as Curtis James Jackson)
 2004 Soul Plane (writer: "In da Club")
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (performer: "Follow Me Gangster") / (writer: "Follow Me Gangster" - as C. Jackson)
 2003 Deliver Us from Eva (writer: "Paradise" (2002))
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (performer: "The Realist Killaz") / (writer: "The Realist Killaz")
 2000 Bring It On (performer: "Bring It All To Me" (Remix))
 2000 Boiler Room (performer: "That Ain't Gangsta") / (writer: "That Ain't Gangsta")
 1999 In Too Deep (performer: "How to Rob", "Rowdy Rowdy") / (writer: "How to Rob" - as Curtis Jackson) / (writer: "Rowdy Rowdy" - as C. Jackson)
 1998 Woo (performer: "Let It Be" - as .50 Cents)
 1993 Quelli che... il calcio (TV Series) (performer: "Candy shop")
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G-Unit | Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson | Curtis '50 cent' Jackson | Curtis Jackson | Curtis Johnson


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[on his feud with rapper Ja Rule] Right now he's desperate. He should be talking about me, not Eminem and [Dr. Dre] and everybody else. He'll lose, he knows that. The route that he has to take is the "I'm a mad gangsta" hardcore route, and ain't nobody gonna believe him. See more »


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