On Wednesday, TMZ reported that 50 Cent has come into a Bitcoin fortune, thanks to the then-strange decision to accept Bitcoin when selling his 2014 album, Animal Ambition—and people took him up on it. Animal Ambition earned 700 Bitcoin, which TMZ estimates to come out to seven million in 2018 U.S. dollars.
Imagine that: A sales stunt that was, at the time, effectively meaningless has now, almost four years later, turned into a damn fortune. If this is real, 50 Cent fell ass-backwards into a digital gold mine.
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