50 Cent is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He ventured into a musical career in the 2000s, first releasing the compilation album Guess Who’s Back? He was then discovered by Eminem and signed to Shady Records. Soon after, he released his debut studio album Get Rich or Die Tryin’. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the hit singles “In da Club” and “21 Questions”. He has since released the albums The Massacre (2005), Curtis (2007), Before I Self Destruct (2009), and Animal Ambition (2014). He also ventured into acting, debuting in the film Get Rich or Die Tryin’. He next had roles in the films Home of the Brave, Righteous Kill, Before I Self Destruct (also writer/director). In the 2010s, he starred as Kanan Stark in the TV series Power.