We all know by now that Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, is more than a rapper. Apart from his bullying antics and comical posts on social media, he is actually an extremely smart and calculated entrepreneur. He has refused to let his name slip from popular culture my staying involved in everything from vitamin water, boxing promotion, acting, producing and countless other endeavors .
Well, recently it has been reported that the superstar has done it again by making millions off of Bitcoin. According to the Daily Mail, During 50 Cent’s 2014 album Animal Ambition, he was willing to accept fractional bits of the cryptocurrency in return for the album. At the time, a single Bitcoin was being traded for only $662.
Today, almost four years later, one Bitcoin is worth anywhere from $10,000 to $12,000, making 50 cent’s estimated $400,000 that he collected now worth anywhere from 7 to 8.5 million .
Of course, in a very 50 Cent way, he took to Instagram to brag about the come up saying,
A little bit coin anyone ? LOL. I know I make you sick but excuse me Im getting to the bag.
There is a lesson to be learned from how 50 Cent always keeps his eyes on the future, always looking for the next big thing. Even though he may be over the top to some of you , you can’t deny his drive and business savvy.
Keep climbing Mr. Curtis Jackson.
And let us know if you’re going to go see his new movie Den of Thieves.