50 Cent has just noticed that he is a Bitcoin millionaire, thumbs up for some long-forgotten album sales.
Bitcoin is the trending cryptocurrency, it is use in exchange for services over the internet. 50cent become the first artist to accepts bitcoins as payment medium for his productions.
In 2014, he released the album Animal Ambition and was the first musician to accept Bitcoin as payment.
He received more than 700 Bitcoins under the deal, but forgot about the cryptocurrency, as reported by celebrity news site TMZ.
The save is worth $7-$8m, although bitcoin price volatility can could change fast.
In 2014, 1 Bitcoin was worth about $662, but was worth about $11,200 on Thursday according to Coindesk.
“Not bad for a kid from South Side, I’m so proud of me,” 50 Cent – whose real name is Curtis Jackson – wrote on Instagram, confirming the news in a post that featured a screenshot of the TMZ article.
50 Cent also also uploaded a picture of himself on Instagram surrounded by Bitcoins, with the caption: “A little bit coin anyone? LOL. l know l make you sick but excuse me I’m getting to the bag.”
With this development the billionaire is expected to become more richer and still trend as one of the worlds richest man!