Jackson started rapping in a companion’s storm cellar, where he utilized turntables to record over instrumentals. In 1996 a companion acquainted him with Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC, who was building up Jam Master Jay Records. Jay showed him how to check bars, compose ensembles, structure melodies and show up was on “Respond” with Onyx, for their 1998 collection Shut Them Down. He credited Jam Master Jay for enhancing his capacity to compose hooks, and Jay created Jackson’s first (unreleased) album. In 1999, after Jackson left Jam Master Jay, the platinum-offering makers Trackmasters marked him to Columbia Records. They sent him to an upstate New York studio, where he delivered thirty-six tunes in two weeks; eighteen were incorporated on his 2000 collection, Power of the Dollar. Jackson established Hollow Point Entertainment with previous G-Unit part Bang Them Smurf.
Jackson’s notoriety started to develop after the fruitful, dubious underground single “How to Rob”, which he wrote in a half-hour vehicle ride to a studio. The track cleverly depicts how he would ransack well known specialists. Jackson clarified the melody’s justification: “There’s a hundred specialists on that mark, you gotta separate yourself from that gathering and make yourself relevant”. Rappers Jay-Z, Kurupt, Sticky Fingaz, Big Pun, DMX, Wyclef Jean and the Wu-Tang Clan reacted to the track, and Nas welcomed Jackson to go along with him on his Nastradamus tour. Although “How to Rob” was proposed to be discharged with “Hooligan Love” (with Destiny’s Child), two days before he was booked to film the “Hooligan Love” music video Jackson was shot and hospitalized.
2000– 01: Shooting
On May 24, 2000, Jackson was assaulted by a shooter outside his grandma’s previous home in South Jamaica. In the wake of getting into a companion’s vehicle, he was requested to come back to the house to get some gems; his child was in the house, and his grandma was in the front yard. After Jackson came back to the rearward sitting arrangement of the vehicle, another vehicle pulled up close-by; an aggressor strolled up and discharged nine shots at short proximity with a 9mm handgun. Jackson was shot in the hand, arm, hip, the two legs, chest and left cheek. His facial injury brought about a swollen tongue, the departure of an astuteness tooth and a marginally slurred voice; his companion was injured in the hand. They were headed to a healing center, where Jackson put in thirteen days. The supposed aggressor, Darryl Baum, Mike Tyson’s dear companion and bodyguard, was slaughtered three weeks later.
Jackson reviewed the shooting: “It happens so quick that you don’t recover an opportunity to shoot …. I was frightened the entire time … I was looking in the back view reflect like, ‘Goodness poop, someone shot me in the face! It consumes, consumes, burns.'” In his life account, From Pieces to Weight: Once upon a Time in Southside Queens, he stated: “After I got shot multiple times at short proximity and didn’t kick the bucket, I began to imagine that I should have a reason in life … What amount more harm could that shell have done? Offer me a bit of leeway toward this path or that one, and I’m gone”. After utilizing a walker for about a month and a half, Jackson was completely recouped following five months. When he cleared out the healing center he remained in the Poconos with his sweetheart and child, and his exercise routine helped him build up a solid physique.
In the clinic Jackson marked a distributing manage Columbia Records before he was dropped from the name and boycotted by the account business in light of his melody, “Ghetto Qu’ran”. Unfit to work in a U.S. studio, he went to Canada. With colleague Sha Money XL, Jackson recorded more than thirty tunes for mixtapes to manufacture a notoriety. In a HitQuarters talk with, Marc Labelle of Shady Records A&R said that Jackson utilized the mixtape circuit further bolstering his advantage: “He took all the most sizzling beats from each craftsman and flipped them with better snares. They at that point got into every one of the business sectors on the mixtapes and all the mixtape DJs were upsetting them.” Jackson’s prominence expanded, and in 2002 he discharged the mixtape Guess Who’s Back?. He at that point discharged 50 Cent Is the Future sponsored by G-Unit, a mixtape returning to material by Jay-Z and Raphael Saadiq.
2002– 2006: Rise to notoriety
In 2002, Eminem heard Jackson’s Guess Who’s Back? Album, got from Jackson’s lawyer (who was working with Eminem’s director, Paul Rosenberg). Impressed, Eminem welcomed Jackson to travel to Los Angeles and acquainted him with Dr. Dre. After marking a $1 million record deal, Jackson discharged No Mercy, No Fear. The mixtape included one new track, “Wanksta”, which showed up on Eminem’s 8 Mile soundtrack. Jackson was likewise marked by Chris Lighty’s Violator Management and Sha Money XL’s Money Management Group.
Jackson discharged his presentation collection, Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (portrayed by AllMusic as “likely the most advertised introduction collection by a rap craftsman in about 10 years”), in February 2003. Rolling Stone noticed its “dull synth grooves, buzzy consoles and a determinedly astounding ricochet”, with Jackson supplementing the generation in “an unflappable, laid-back flow”. It appeared at number one on the Billboard 200, offering 872,000 duplicates in its initial four days. The lead single, “In da Club” (noted by The Source for its “booming horns, out of control organs, guitar riffs and meager hand claps”), set a Billboard record as the most tuned in to tune in radio history inside seven days.
Interscope gave Jackson his own name, G-Unit Records, in 2003. He marked Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Young Buck as individuals from G-Unit, and The Game was later marked in a joint endeavor with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment. In March 2005 Jackson’s second business collection, The Massacre, sold 1.14 million duplicates in its initial four days (the most astounding in a shortened deals cycle) and was number one on the Billboard 200 for six weeks. He was the principal solo craftsman with three singles in the Billboard top five around the same time with “Sweet Shop”, “Disco Inferno” and “How We Do”. According to Rolling Stone, “50’s mystery weapon is his performing voice – the misleadingly beginner sounding tenor warble that he conveys on pretty much every chorus”.
After The Game’s flight Jackson marked Olivia and rap veterans Mobb Deep to G-Unit Records, with Spider Loc, M.O.P., 40 Glocc and Young Hot Rod later joining the name, who all in the long run left the label. Jackson communicated an enthusiasm for working with rappers other than G-Unit, for example, Lil’ Scrappy of BME, LL Cool J of Def Jam, Mase of Bad Boy and Freeway of Roc-A-Fella, and recorded with several.
2007– 2009: Curtis and Before I Self Destruct
In September 2007 Jackson discharged his third collection, Curtis, which was motivated by his life before Get Rich or Die Tryin’. It appeared at number two on the Billboard 200, offering 691,000 duplicates amid its first week (behind Kanye West’s Graduation, discharged that day). On the September 10, 2008 scene of Total Request Live Jackson said his fourth studio collection, Before I Self Destruct, would be “done and discharged in November”. He discharged “alright, You’re Right”, created by Dr. Dre for Before I Self Destruct, on May 18, 2009 and was planned to show up in a fall 2009 scene of VH1’s Behind the Music. On September 3, 2009 Jackson posted a video  for the Soundkillers’ Phoenix- delivered track, “Flight 187”, presenting his mixtape and book (The 50th Law). The melody, with verses motivating theory about pressure among Jackson and Jay-Z, was a reward track on the iTunes variant of Before I Self Destruct. Before I Self Destruct was discharged on November 9, 2009.
2010– 2011: New business adventures
In a Contactmusic.com talk with Jackson said he was taking a shot at an Eurodance collection, Black Magic, propelled by European dance club: “First they played hip-bounce which all of a sudden changed to uptempo tunes, known as Eurodance”. He later said he had changed his next collection to The Return of the Heartless Monster subsequent to composing distinctive material when he returned home from the Invitation Tour in 2010, racking Black Magic. On September 3, Jackson bolstered Eminem on his and Jay-Z’s The Home and Home Tour, performing “Break A Bottle” with Eminem and Dr. Dre in the midst of bits of gossip about pressure among Jackson and Dre.
He “recorded 20 melodies to an entire diverse collection idea” before putting them aside, needing his new collection to have the “animosity” of Get Rich or Die Tryin’. Jackson tweeted that the collection was “80 percent done” and fans could expect it in the late spring of 2011. It was at last postponed every year because of conflicts with Interscope Records, with Jackson saying that he would discharge it in November 2011 with an unexpected title in comparison to Black Magic. Eminem would show up on the collection, and Jackson said he was working with new makers, for example, Boi-1da and Alex da Kid. Cardiak, who created Lloyd Banks’ “Begin It Up”, affirmed that he delivered a tune for the up and coming album.
Jackson discharged a tune, “Ban”, from his fifth collection on the Internet on June 1,6 2011. The single, delivered via Cardiak, was discharged on iTunes on July 19 (in spite of the fact that Jackson tweeted that it was not the collection’s first single). The rapper intended to compose a semi-self-portraying youthful grown-up novel about tormenting, not quite the same as his past books which concentrated on his life and the principles of intensity. As indicated by the book’s distributer, the primary individual novel (around a 13-year-old schoolyard menace “who discovers reclamation as he faces what he’s done”) was planned for production in January 2012.
In a progression of tweets Jackson told that the postponement of his fifth collection was because of conflicts with Interscope Records, later proposing that it would be discharged in November 2011 with his earphone line (SMS by 50). He estimated to MTV News about not restoring his five-collection contract with Interscope: “I don’t know … It