50 Cent – The Origin Of Me | Full Documentary

Last night VH1’s Rock Docs aired it’s in depth documentary exploring the real history of Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent. The Origin Of Me takes the Queens, New York Rapper 50 Cent on a journey to search for the truths of his family’s past, traveling to Edgefield, South Carolina 50 discovers his ancestors slave roots, their fight against the Redshirts and more. Watch the full episode below.

50 Cent has always been defined by the grim reality of coming up in South Jamaica Queens. But like all African-Americans, there’s a greater journey… across thousands of miles… back through several family generations …. to slavery.

In 50 Cent: The Origin of Me, the legendary rapper will make an unprecedented trek to the Deep South in search of his family’s slave lineage. He’ll re-unite with family members, and connect the dots on his ancestral heritage.

50 Cent: The Origin of Me is a real-time journey into past lives and a shared history… of horror and hope, pain and perseverance.