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50 Cent is raking in millions thanks to Bitcoin

Hip Hop Hollywood 24/01/2018

50 cent took a chance on Bitcoin long before anyone had even heard of cryptocurrency and it's REALLY paid off. 

Back in 2014 when his 'Animal Ambition' album was released, he was the first to accept bitcoin as payment. At the time bitcoin was worth $662 (USD) so you could get a copy of his album for a small fraction of a bitcoin. 

'Animal Ambition' pulled in around 700 bitcoins from sales which together were worth approx $400,000 (USD) at the time. Today Bitcoins are worth just under $11,000 (USD) each which means his 700 bitcoins are almost worth $8 million (USD).