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50 Cent Hits Wall Street With The 50th Law

How much is achieving success worth? At least the cost of the book, The 50th Law by 50 Cent (a.k.a .Curtis Jackson) and co-author, Robert Greene.

Greene is the author of The 48 Laws of Power, a best selling book that appealed to hip hop artists and many others by setting forth survival tactics in a cut throat world.

Jackson and Greene recently appeared on CNBC Power Lunch. Jackson was impeccably dressed in a black, pin striped suit. He was charming, engaging and without the affectation you would expect of a Hip Hop artist reported to be worth in excess of $150 million.

Curtis Jackson’s mother was murdered when he was a young boy. The hip hop artist who also started hustling drugs at age twelve, did a short stint in prison and miraculously survived an assassination attempt when nine bullets were pumped into his body.

It’s not surprising the mantra of the book is “fear nothing.”

The book is inspiring, empowering and an excellent read.

If Jackson can overcome the obstacles he faced, there’s clearly hope for the rest of us. Greene’s extraordinary grasp of history gives the reader guidance and insight about overcoming adversity and getting control of your life.

Now for the wisdom of “fear nothing.”

The litmus test for Jackson will be whether he falls victim to those who manage his money. Wall Street makes the mean streets of South Jamaica, Queens seem like a walk in the park. To hold onto his money — much less grow it — will take strict adherence to everything Jackson learned from his drug hustling days to the present, with one exception:

He needs to fear something: Wall Street and the “market beating” brokers and advisors whose daily grist will be to separate him from his money.

Be afraid, Fiddie. Be very afraid.

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    Fans Bid Adieu As The Guiding Light Fades To Black

    Today, The Guiding Light will fade to black as it says goodbye to its’ soap fans. The longest running soap opera began life in 1937 as a 15-minute radio serial, before switching to a 15-minute soap on CBS in 1952 (while continuing to air on radio until 1956). The series moved to a 30-minute format in 1968 and expanded to an hour in 1977.

    The 72 year old soap was cancelled in April of 2009. The cancellation is yet another nail in the coffin of daytime soaps–many of which have fallen by the wayside due to declining ratings.

    CBS renewed the show in March 2008–when it was on the verge of cancellation–after a drastic change in the show’s format gave it a hip, reality-show feel and ratings remained steady.

    No other show in daytime or primetime, or anytime, has touched so many millions of viewers across for so many years.

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      Forest Whitaker’s Brick City: Must See TV

      The city of Newark recently hosted a red-carpet affair for the screening of ‘Brick City,’ a documentary premiering on the Sundance Channel on Sept. 21. Featuring the dedication of mayor, Cory Booker, and the people, ‘Brick City’ shows what can happen when individuals are committed to both their loved ones and the community they serve. Academy award winning actor and director Forest Whitaker executive-produced the five-part series.

      On screen, Booker is revealed as a multidimensional titan: He is the dependable father figure who can be seen playing midnight basketball with young people to keep them off the streets. Booker is the grassroots community activist who talks to city employees about why Newark is the place to be. The young mayor is also in full form as the didactic mayor who implores his local police department to keep the body bag count as low as possible.

      Former gang bangers Creep and Jayda, a young committed couple, are shown raising their three children. Despite some major obstacles, (Jayda is forced to go to jail while pregnant), they remain focused and selfless enough to start an organization, 9 Strong Women, for young women to reclaim their lives.

      This is what Febone1960.net call must see tv.

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