Chinua Achebe vs 50 Cent

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Nigerian novelist
Rapper, Composer, Businessperson, Record producer
Net worth 2018
$110 Million
Writers
Industry
Singers
Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Residence
New York City, USA
Nigerian
Country
United States
16/11/1930
BirthDay
06/07/1975
21 March 2013
Died On
Height
1.83
University of Ibadan, University of London
Education
Andrew Jackson High School
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2009

In 2009 he became a member of the Brown University faculty as the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor of Africana Studies

1990

In 1990, he was involved in a tragic car accident that left him paralyzed from waist below; he would have to use a wheelchair for the rest of his life

1987

His novel ‘Anthills of the Savannah’ published in 1987 was about a military coup in a fictional African land

1980

He spent most of the 1980s traveling, attending conferences and delivering speeches

1976

He became a research fellow and later a professor of English at the University of Nigeria in 1976 and held this post till 1981

1967

In 1967, he along with a friend Christopher Okigbo started a publishing company called Citadel Press to promote better quality of African literature available to children

1964

His novel ‘Arrow of God’ was out in 1964, followed by ‘A Man of the People’ in 1966

1962

The network’s first broadcast transmission was on New Year’s Day 1962

1961

He married Christie Okoli in 1961 and had four children

1960

His second novel, ‘No Longer at Ease’ (1960) dealt with a man who gets entangled in a world of corruption and is arrested for taking a bribe

1958

His debut novel, ‘Things Fall Apart’ was released in 1958

1956

He was appointed at the Staff School run by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in 1956 and this gave him the chance to go to London and get feedback on the novel he was working on

1954

In 1954, he got an opportunity to work for the Nigerian Broadcasting Service (NBS) in Lagos

1950

He started writing while at the university and made his debut as an author with his article ‘Polar Undergraduate’ in the ‘University Herald’ in 1950

1948

He got admitted as a Major Scholar in Nigeria’s first university, the University College in 1948 and was also given a scholarship to study medicine

1944

He was accepted into the highly prestigious Government College in Umuahia in 1944

2014

The album titled ‘Animal Ambition: The Untamed Desire’ got released in 2014 after 50 Cent reworked on it and included some more songs

2012

In 2012, over a beef with Interscope Records, 50 Cent left with his next album still unreleased

2009

In 2009, 50 Cent unveiled his fourth studio album titled ‘Before I Self Destruct’ which was a moderate commercial success

2007

In 2007, 50 Cent released his third album ‘Curtis’, taking the number 2 spot at the Billboard 200

2005

In 2005, 50 Cent released his second official album titled ‘The Massacre’

2004

50 Cent’s first business venture was in form of a ‘Vitamin water’ drink in 2004 titled ‘Formula 50’

2003

His next venture, produced under his group GUnit titled ‘Beg for Mercy’ came in late 2003 to a widespread acclaim

1975

50 Cent was born as Curtis James Jackson in a Jamaican Neighbourhood in Queens, New York City on July 6 1975 to a drug dealer mom