50 Cent may have reportedly made millions of dollars by accepting bitcoin as payment for his Animal Ambition album in 2014. According to reports by TMZ, the digital currency was worth roughly $662 USD a coin back then. Now sources are saying 50 Cent was able to rake in 700 bitcoins. Today, the cryptocurrency is trading at about $11,300 USD. 50’s 700 bitcoin stockpile would be worth $7 million to $8.5 million, TMZ calculates.
This came as a surprise for Fif who admitted on Instagram that he forgot about accepting bitcoins for Animal Ambition. “I’m a keep it real I forgot I did that sh*t,” he wrote. Chime in below. Jackson also recently said Eminem scrapped Relapse 2 due to critics.