50 Cent

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There's no doubt about it, today's students listen to an average of 2.5 hours of music every day. Guess what they are listening to? Hip-hop is mainstream, continually topping Billboard's Hot 100 charts. These Hi-Lo biographies engage striving readers from the very beginning with blinged-out covers, stunning four-color photographs, modern and graphic page design, and high-interest informational text. Biographies highlight the unique characteristics of each mega-rapper, including childhood struggles, personal style, rivalries, giving back, and more. Each 48-page ebook includes a timeline and glossary, with vocabulary words highlighted throughout. The world knows 50 Cent as a hip-hop artist and movie star. He has won dozens of awards and made millions of dollars. He works to end hunger around the world. But 50 Cent, also known as Fiddy, grew up living a very different life in South Jamaica, Queens. It was the height of the 1980's crack epidemic. And Fiddy was dealing crack by age twelve...
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full_title 50 cent
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lastUpdate 2018-03-20 22:55:49PM

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display_description Explores the life of the rap artist, covering his youth as a drug dealer, arrest, interest in the music business, and successful career as a rapper, and discusses how the birth of his son changed his life.
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series Hip-Hop Biographies
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subject_facet 50 Cent -- (Musician), African Americans -- Biography, Rap musicians, Rap musicians -- United States -- Biography
title_display 50 Cent
title_full 50 Cent
title_short 50 Cent
topic_facet 50 Cent, African Americans, Biography & Autobiography, Music, Rap musicians, Young Adult Nonfiction