In an exclusive interview with Apple Music's Rebecca Judd during his Final Lap Tour in London, 50 Cent shared the sentimental purchase he made for a beloved family member. He recounted, "I bought my grandmother a C220 Benz. I'll never forget because when I got the car, I got it right away; it's the first thing I bought when the deal was done."
Raised by his grandparents since the age of eight, following his mother's untimely demise, 50 Cent candidly admitted that his grandfather was initially displeased with the gift, finding himself stuck with their older vehicle.
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Upon returning from the tour, 50 Cent encountered his grandfather on the porch, expressing dissatisfaction, "I just went to work, hurt my back, came back, and she done brainwashed my kids." Referring to his grandmother's new car, his grandfather lamented, "I went to work, hurt my back. Until my back hurt, everything."
After the tremendous success of his debut album, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," which sold over 1.5 million copies in its first two weeks, 50 Cent escalated his spending. This included purchasing Mike Tyson's opulent 52-room mansion in Connecticut.
Recalling the financial landscape post-world tour, he reminisced, "I had $38 million in my account. The IRS is coming, [so it’s like] — buy it. Whatever you want, buy that because they’re just going to take the money anyway. You need expenses." This led to his acquisition of the Tyson estate, marking a significant chapter in 50 Cent's extravagant financial journey.