50 Cent’s business acumen is never to be questioned. Before the current cryptocurrency explosion, the G-Unit mogul took a chance on bitcoin back in 2014. At that time, the Queens rapper was the first to accept bitcoin for his Animal Ambition LP. According to TMZ, 50 was paid 700 bitcoins for the album sales, worth about $662 per bitcoin back then. The cryptocurrency sat dormant in his account for years and now fast forward to today, those very same bitcoins are now valued anywhere between $10k-$12k. That means 50 is currently sitting on $7 million-$8.5 million for that album. A smart investment choice for 50, who admittedI’m a keep it real I forgot I did that shit.”

A little bit coin anyone ? LOL. l know l make you sick but excuse me I’m getting to the bag 💰#denofthieves,” 50 posted after the news broke, promoting his new action-film Den of Thieves at the same time.

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