Queens, New York rapper
50 Cent will attend the UK Premiere of his semi-autobiographical movie, “Get
Rich or Die Tryin’.”
50 Cent will be present at a special screening for the movie
on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Empire Leicester Square.
“Get Rich or Die Tryin’” premiered in the
United States on Nov. 9, 2005 and has grossed over $30 million dollars at the
The movie centers around Marcus (50 Cent), an inner city drug
dealer who leaves the drug game behind for rap a career in rap music.
The movie has drawn controversy in the UK recent weeks, as an
industry watchdog group criticized ads for the movie.
The poster featured 50 Cent holding a gun in one hand and a
baby in another.
The Advertising Standards authority ruled that the poster was
in violation of advertising rules barring violent images.
The movie opens
to the public across the UK and Ireland the following day, on Wednesday, Jan.