8 Landmark Deals in Black Music

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Hip-hop powerhouse Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson worked with Glacéau to create his own VitaminWater drink, Formula 50, in 2004, and got a stake in the company. After Coca-Cola's  $4.1 billion purchase of Glacéau in 2007, Jackson earned an estimated $100 million, a major move for a hip-hop artist at the time.

Hip-hop powerhouse Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson worked with Glacéau to create his own VitaminWater drink,…