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Old 08-19-2010, 10:24 PM   #16
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Default Re: who's more succesful? Jay Z or 50 Cent?

50 Cent made over $400 million when Coca Cola bought Vitamin Water. Money wise, I think he is more successful at the moment. Jay will top him in the long run though.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:25 PM   #17
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50 Cent made over $400 million when Coca Cola bought Vitamin Water. Money wise, I think he is more successful at the moment. Jay will top him in the long run though.
what?? ahahahha

He made 150 million from that investment. Jay currently still has over 300 million, 50 doesn't even have 100 at the moment.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:29 PM   #18
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Okay so if 50 cent and Jay Z decide to go on a beef together. Who would come out the winner? 50 cent is a cold blooded killa in beefs. I seen that video where he has Rick Ross's kid as hostage sh1t was surreal.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:36 PM   #19
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Okay so if 50 cent and Jay Z decide to go on a beef together. Who would come out the winner? 50 cent is a cold blooded killa in beefs. I seen that video where he has Rick Ross's kid as hostage sh1t was surreal.

Jay Z: "I'm about a dollar, what the **** is 50 cents?"
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:37 PM   #20
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50 He's a living legend, and I'm Guessing People Know 50 More than Jay-Z , because of his unique flow.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:43 PM   #21
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what?? ahahahha

He made 150 million from that investment. Jay currently still has over 300 million, 50 doesn't even have 100 at the moment.

50's worth over $500 million at the moment, where as Jay-Z is worth just under $400 million.

Do you really need to protect Jay about everything?
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:49 PM   #22
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50's worth over $500 million at the moment, where as Jay-Z is worth just under $400 million.

Do you really need to protect Jay about everything?
Master P $661 million, ugh.

But the thread was never specific as in "success?"
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:56 PM   #23
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Master P $661 million, ugh.

But the thread was never specific as in "success?"

Sold more per record, made more money, expanded to other media, etc...

What else is there to being successful in terms of a rapper? We're not going to go on integrity and being a good person are we?
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:00 PM   #24
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Sold more per record, made more money, expanded to other media, etc...

What else is there to being successful in terms of a rapper? We're not going to go on integrity and being a good person are we?
But you can be successful is music and not so much in other avenues, or the complete opposite.

If it's music, it's Jay-Z. 50 has him beat with Get Rich or Die Trying and the Massacre in album sales but as a whole Jay-Z has sold more records and Roc-A-Fella/Roc-Nation are/were heads above G-Unit.

Outside of music, 50. V-Water, movies, g-unit apparel, ect. Jay-Z has done alright with Rocawear but that's about it.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:07 PM   #25
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But you can be successful is music and not so much in other avenues, or the complete opposite.

If it's music, it's Jay-Z. 50 has him beat with Get Rich or Die Trying and the Massacre in album sales but as a whole Jay-Z has sold more records and Roc-A-Fella/Roc-Nation are/were heads above G-Unit.

Outside of music, 50. V-Water, movies, g-unit apparel, ect. Jay-Z has done alright with Rocawear but that's about it.

Jay-Z owns some of the New Jersey Nets. Pretty sure that counts for something.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:08 PM   #26
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But you can be successful is music and not so much in other avenues, or the complete opposite.

If it's music, it's Jay-Z. 50 has him beat with Get Rich or Die Trying and the Massacre in album sales but as a whole Jay-Z has sold more records and Roc-A-Fella/Roc-Nation are/were heads above G-Unit.

Outside of music, 50. V-Water, movies, g-unit apparel, ect. Jay-Z has done alright with Rocawear but that's about it.

I realize, though in a shorter amount of time, 50 has done more and made more money as a whole.
I think that says he's more successful as a businessman than Jay-Z is.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:10 PM   #27
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Default Re: who's more succesful? Jay Z or 50 Cent?

How about Beyonce?

Jay-Z wins.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:13 PM   #28
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How about Beyonce?

Jay-Z wins.
Beyonce is more successful than both of them.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:15 PM   #29
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Default Re: who's more succesful? Jay Z or 50 Cent?

i dont even dive much into the hip hop scene, but this is a no brainer
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:25 PM   #30
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Beyonce is more successful than both of them.

And which of the two is married to her.

Defense rests.

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