The State of 15 Rappers' Careers When They Turned 30

50 Cent

Year He Turned 30: 2005

Number of Albums Released at the Time: 2

50 Cent was at his commerical peak when he turned 30. G-Unit was taking off with signees Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, and Game all building their own fan bases. Then, after the huge success of 2003's Get Rich Or Die Tryin’, 50 followed up with The Massacre. The album sold 1.14 million copies its first week of release, establishing 50 as the undisputed hottest rapper in the game.

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