Rapper 50 Cent was injured this morning in a traffic collision in New York involving his SUV, Reuters reports. His publicist said his injuries were minor and he was released after being treated for neck and back injuries at New York Hospital Queens.
50 Cent’s real name is Curtis Jackson.
The story reports: “Jackson’s bullet-proof SUV was rear-ended by a Mack truck on the Long Island Expressway in New York City, according to the rapper’s website thisis50.com.”
Said his spokesperson Keesha Johnson: "He was released this morning and is doing fine."
The report notes: “Jackson was listed as the fifth-wealthiest hip-hop artist by Forbes in April, with a net worth of $110 million. He has had two Billboard year-end No. 1 albums. His 2003 debut album, ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’,’ sold more than 6 million copies in the United States, and ‘The Massacre’ from 2005 topped 5 million, according to the Recording Industry Association of America, which tracks nationwide album sales.”