2014, rapper 50 Cent let people buy his album, animal Ambition using bitcoin. And apparently, he didnt notice until recently. I forgot I did that s-.". In a now-deleted Instagram post, the 42-year-old took to social media to congratulate himself.
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An unsuspecting 50 Cent may have accrued.5 million. Bitcoin album sales he forgot about after fans purchased Animal Ambition in 2014. The rapper allegedly made the comments in response to an investigation by showbusiness magazine TMZ, which suggested copies of the album had netted. 50 Cent earned 700 bitcoin in album sales, with each unit of the cryptocurrency worth around 662 at the time.
Bitcoin evangelists on Twitter were quick to respond to 50 Cent, pitching him the various crypto platforms and coins that he should check out next. L know l make you sick but excuse me I'm getting to the bag.". The self-congratulations continued on Twitter. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. In 2014, one Bitcoin was equivalent to about 662, but was worth about 11,200 on Thursday according to Coindesk. Thank you for supporting real journalism. "Not bad for a kid from South Side, I'm so proud of me 50 Cent - whose real name is Curtis Jackson - wrote on Instagram, confirming the news in a post that featured a screenshot of the TMZ article. I forgot I did that. Hes been in the clear since 2017 and has invested in several new business ventures, including Effen Vodka and the hit Starz TV show Power. In total, he pulled in over 400,000. Twitter, saying, Not bad for a kid from South Side, Im so proud.
50 Cent is just one of many people who acquired bitcoin, only to forget about. 50 Cent just realized he had more cash stashed away than he thought. At the time, a single bitcoin was worth only 662, and the rappers fans could pick up the album for a fraction of that. Image copyright Getty Images 50 Cent has discovered that he is a Bitcoin millionaire, thanks to some long-forgotten album sales. (At the time of writing, bitcoin is now worth a little more than 11,000.) After sitting untouched in his account for years, 50 Cents earnings are now worth 7 million.5 million, based on the current fluctuating bitcoin valuation. related: How 50 Cent, rapper and actor, spends his Sundays.