CRYPTO INSIDER: 50 Cent is a bitcoin millionaire

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Rapper 50 Cent says he accepted bitcoin as payment for his 2014 album “Animal Ambition.” The 700 bitcoin he reportedly raked in are now worth between $7 million and $8.5 million, and he hasn’t offloaded his stake yet.

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