50 Cent New Journey - Personal life  Artistry 

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent,

 American rapper, actor, and businessman. Known for his impact in the hip hop industry

On October 13, 1997, Jackson's girlfriend, Shaniqua Tompkins, gave birth to son Marquise Jackson

Jackson dated model Daphne Joy and had his second son, Sire Jackson, with her, on September 1, 2012

Jackson cites Boogie Down Productions, Big Daddy Kane, The Juice Crew, EPMD and KRS-One as his rapping influences

In January 2011, Jackson reportedly made $10 million after using Twitter to promote a marketing company

In 2008, Jackson visited a platinum, palladium and iridium mine shaft in South Africa, and met with South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe in talks of purchasing an equity stake in the mine

On July 21, 2012, Jackson became a licensed boxing promoter when he formed his new company, TMT