50 Cent Considers Starting a Television Network

50 Cent may as well drop “rapper” from his title. The South Jamaica Queens native is increasingly becoming more known for his entrepreneurial background than his Hip-Hop music career.

The “G-Unit” front man is now considering adding a television network to his business portfolio that includes G-Unit Clothing Company, Vitamin Water, Street King Energy Drink and SMS Audio headphones, to name a few.

“If I started a television net work would you watch it?” he tweeted. “SMSaudio”

In his next tweet, 50 Cent took the next step in his vision by telling his followers he was going to be “researching that.”

“I think that’s what I want to do next,” the mogul wrote. “im going to start researching that. SMSaudio”

50 Cent would join a growing list of entertainers and athletes who are venturing off into the realm of television.

NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson recently launched his new TV channel called Aspire that caters to an African-American demographic. Johnson’s goal is to deliver positive programming to African-American families and will include movies, documentaries, short films, music comedy and classic TV shows.

“We need to aspire to be something else, to grow, to be able to dream, to reach our golden dream,” Johnson said, according to NY1. “That’s’ what Aspire is all about, to aspire to be whoever you want to be.”

Music Mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is also pursuing a television network of his own. The Bad Boy Records founder hopes to launch his “Revolt” television channel sometime before 2013. The channel will be a music and news television channel “influenced by the nonstop chatter of social networking,” the New York Times reports.

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