Today Marks the 10th Anniversary of 50 Cent's Debut Album

 - Feb 6, 2013
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Ten years ago today 50 Cent's debut album hit stores all over the world and began an unprecedented run of record sales that would make the Queens native one of the biggest stars in music.

Get Rich Or Die Trying was a cultural phenomenon and has sold approximately 12 million copies to date. It was the first of two diamond selling albums for 50 Cent, with his second coming a few years later by the name of The Massacre.

Since 2003, 50 Cent's released four solo albums, two group albums and a soundtrack to the movie named after his first album. Far from just a musician, 50 Cent's also released five books, 19 movies and garnered 75 awards.

This infographic details 50 Cent's incredible ten year run and underlines his undeniable passion for both music and business.