By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Beef is what 50 Cent is commonly known for, thus earning his bad boy image. Ten years ago, only a small portion of people would have believed 50 Cent could turn this image into a brand worth close to a half a billion dollars. But, 50 Cent defied the odds and is now a corporate suit, when he wants to be.
50 Cent made a number of enemies in the rap game, starting with Ja Rule, but also including former label-mate, Game, among many others. With the exception of those guys, everyone who meets 50 Cent always speaks on how nice of a guy he is. Goodness obviously surrounds 50 Cent, as he has given much to the needy in Africa through his Street King movement.
Perhaps due to his bad boy ways and his consistent criticizing over everyone else, 50 Cent faced backlash for giving to Africa when his own New York City is struggling. These struggles became obvious when Hurricane Sandy ravaged the city. For Thanksgiving, 50 Cent made the holiday into a positive, delivering turkeys to the Sandy victims with MTV in tow.
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