How Many Times Was 50 Cent Shot?

How Many Times Was 50 Cent Shot? How Many Shots 50 Cent Took? All you need to know about how many times the rapper really shot.

50 Cent is an American rapper, actor, and businessman. He is well-known for his influence in the hip-hop industry and his work as an actor. He has been described as a “master of the nuanced art of lyrical brevity.”

Jackson was born in the Borough of Queens, New York City, on July 6, 1975,  and was raised in the South Jamaica neighborhood by his mother Sabrina until her death in a fire when Jackson was just 8 years old. Jackson revealed the fact in an interview that his mother was a lesbian.

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50 Cent started selling drugs as a teenager in the 1980s during the crack epidemic. He later pursued an acting career, and in 2000 he recorded Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, but days before the scheduled release he was shot, and the album never came out.

In 2002, following the time that 50 Cent dropped the album compilation Guess What’s happening? The rapper was found by Eminem and was signed with Shady Records, under the aegis of Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.

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Thanks to Eminem along with Dr. Dre (who produced his first major-label album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’) 50 Cent was one of the top-selling rappers. He became a household name as his de facto head of the East Coast hip hop group G-Unit.

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How Many Times Was 50 Cent Shot?

50 Cent was shot in the year 2000 outside his grandmother’s home in Queens, New York. He was shot nine times all over his body, including his legs, hands, arms, face and chest. His legs were broken in several places, and he spent 13 days in the hospital.

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During an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2012, 50 Cent told her that “It doesn’t hurt as much as people imagine it hurts because of the adrenaline. But it hurts after. Going through that experience, when you get hurt that bad, either your fear consumes you or you become a bit insensitive. There was a point where I was afraid, and then in the recovery process I got tired of being afraid. The only way to cover those emotions was to be a bit more aggressive. And to be angry about the situation, opposed to how I was actually feeling at that point.”