Stage Names and Real Names
Where did Curtis Jackson 50 cent get his stage name from?
Asked in Hip-Hop and Rap Music
What artist has an album named Get Rich or Die Tryin?
Asked in Celebrities
What famous celebrity's real name is Curtis Jackson?
Asked in Michael Jackson
Is Curtis Jackson a.k.a. 50 Cent related to Michael Jackson in any way?
Asked in 50 Cent (rapper)
Why is rapper 50 Cent called 50 Cent?
He took the name from a criminal named "Kelvin 50 Martin (July 24, 1964- October 24, 1987)" Kelvin got the name as he would rob anyone regardless of how much money they had so he would rob someone for even 50 cent, in New York the name had great meaning so was taken up by rapper Curtis 50 cent Jackson He got his name from the nickname given a notorious robber in Brooklyn. Curtis Jackson the III chose that because he believed in providing for himself by any means necessary.