- Real name: Curtis Jackson
- Nickname: 50, Fiddy, Fif
- Hometown: South Jamaica, Queens, New York
- Label: G Unit Records, Inc.
From Eminem to Nicki Minaj: The Art of Laughter in Hip-Hop
Laughter encourages us to listen closely to the odd spaces between the bars and the beats.
Here’s What Your Mid-2000s Rap Ringtone Says About You
Let's not pretend these ringtones didn't slap.
10 Upcoming Live-Action Disney Movies Starring Rappers
Imagine Kanye in a Mickey Mouse costume playing the opening piano keys of "Runaway."
Archetypes of Rap Villainy: From 50 Cent to 21 Savage
Trolls of today will never successfully mimic the real terror of a younger 50 Cent.
Sonny Digital Shares Story Behind 5 Biggest Beats: Interview
The multi-Platinum producer shares the story behind "Stargazing," "Tuesday," and more.
15 Best Guest Rapper Hot Streaks of the 21st Century, Ranked
There’s nothing in hip-hop more exciting than witnessing a rapper have the juice.
Drake "Reboots" His Career Through Features, 50 Cent Says
"He's a smart enough guy to identify with who's coming."
20 Greatest Years in Hip-Hop History, Part 2: 15-11
We filtered through 45 years of the genre’s existence, picked out the 20 best, and ranked each one with regard to overall greatness.
50 Cent is "Still Recording" 'Street King Immortal', Might Officially Sign Uncle Murda to G-Unit
"It's as thrilling as my first [album]."
Our Entire Staff Reacts to 50 Cent's “Still Think I'm Nothing” Single Featuring Jeremih
"How old do you think the song is? Do I have to log-in to Rhapsody to hear it?"
10 Years Later, We Graded These Rappers' Plans to Fix the Music Industry
VIBE asked 50 Cent, Chamillionare and more how they'd fix the music industry in 2007. Let's hop in the time machine.