Watch this new 50 Cent interview for a master class on survival, success and beating the odds. Special thanks to Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson for spending 50 minutes with me.

00:49 Not having anyone in life
01:37 What they don’t teach you in college
03:06 Bypass gatekeepers, go to the top
05:25 Benefits of boxing and fighting
07:36 “Make it hurt in the gym.”
08:38 50 Cent on why he isn’t a bully
08:58 50 Cent on Verzuz, Jadakiss, Ja Rule, and Fat Joe
09:59 Focus and being ruthless
10:40 Ruthless people in business vs. in the streets
11:46 Conflict as a pro fighter vs in the street
12:12 Riding out the peaks and valleys of success
13:51 50 Cent talks about his music career
16:55 Made $38 million while living in an $800 apartment
18:39 Losing money, wins and losses in life
19:17 G-Unit Films, BMF, and his life on TV
20:58 Glorifying crime and being a drug dealer
21:57 The universal conflict
24:14 People will be unhappy with your success
25:29 50 Cent and Britney Spears
26:26 Why everybody’s first project is their best one
27:54 Why social media is so negative
29:22 What social media REALLY is..
29:57 “Entertainers provoke emotions”
30:50 50 Cent and Oprah Winfrey
32:32 “Youth culture loves things are damaged.”
33:43 News and the world getting more tense
34:22 Beef and how “empires are built on power.”
36:13 50 Cent and Conor McGregor
36:47 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather
39:17 Trip to Africa
40:52 50 Cent and Eminem
44:29 What advice he’d give to his younger self
48:25 Being a positive influence