Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975)

Better known by his stage name 50 Cent, Jackson is a rapper, entrepreneur, investor, and actor.  He rose to prominence with the release of his 2003 album, "Get Rich or Die Tryin,'" and his 2005 album, "The Massacre."  In 2004 Jackson purchased Mike Tyson's 18-acre compound in Farmington.  A few years later, Jackson placed the compound on the market, according to the <a href="http://articles.courant.com/2011-01-21/entertainment/hc-50-cent-masnsion-0121_1_curtis-james-jackson-iii-dancing-room-rap-star">Hartford Courant.</a>
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Better known by his stage name 50 Cent, Jackson is a rapper, entrepreneur, investor, and actor. He rose to prominence with the release of his 2003 album, "Get Rich or Die Tryin,'" and his 2005 album, "The Massacre." In 2004 Jackson purchased Mike Tyson's 18-acre compound in Farmington. A few years later, Jackson placed the compound on the market, according to the Hartford Courant.

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