“I’m So Proud Of Me”: 50 Cent Makes Millions From Album Sales In Bitcoin

“I’m So Proud Of Me”: 50 Cent Makes Millions From Album Sales In Bitcoin:

It’s “Get Rich or Die Tryin”, the Crypto edition.

Rapper and actor 50 Cent recently revealed that he made one of his best business decisions a few years back when he decided to accept payment in bitcoin for his new album, Animal Ambition, released in June 2014, back when a single coin was worth about $660.

50, i.e. Curtis James Jackson III, eventually amassed around 700 bitcoins from the album, totaling about $400,000 in sales during the time frame. That sum has since swelled to roughly $8 million (depending on what time of day one checks).

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