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50 Cent

1975 - Today

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Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, songwriter, television producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Known for his impact in the hip hop industry, he has been described as a "master of the nuanced art of lyrical brevity".Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age 12 during the 1980s crack epidemic. He later began pursuing a musical career and in 2000 he produced Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, but days before the planned release he was shot and the album was never released. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 50 Cent has received more than 17,208,404 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). 50 Cent is the 67th most popular singer, the 501st most popular biography from United States (down from 432nd in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Singer.

50 Cent is most famous for being a rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and investor. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Won't Back Down" from the movie "8 Mile."

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  • 17M

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  • 74.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 90

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, 50 Cent ranks 67 out of 3,541. Before him are Glen Campbell, Marianne Faithfull, The Notorious B.I.G., Víctor Jara, Rod Stewart, and George Michael. After him are Anna Magdalena Bach, Ian Gillan, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hallyday, Florence Foster Jenkins, and Karel Gott.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1975, 50 Cent ranks 2Before him is Angelina Jolie. After him are Bradley Cooper, Enrique Iglesias, David Beckham, Kate Winslet, Charlize Theron, Milla Jovovich, Marion Cotillard, Charles Michel, Tobey Maguire, and Will.i.am.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, 50 Cent ranks 501 out of 15,968. Before him are Sidney Sheldon (1917), Harold Lloyd (1893), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Natalie Wood (1938), and Demi Moore (1962). After him are Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Washington Irving (1783), Bill Murray (1950), Kip Thorne (1940), and George Peppard (1928).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, 50 Cent ranks 30Before him are Marvin Gaye (1939), Art Garfunkel (1941), Little Richard (1932), Jennifer Lopez (1969), Glen Campbell (1936), and The Notorious B.I.G. (1972). After him are Billie Holiday (1915), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), and Prince (1958).

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