50 Cent is confident about almost anything he puts his hands on. One of those things is his Branson cognac brand with Sire Spirits company. The mogul believes his award-winning spirit could actually impress “he who is one with the Holy Spirit,” and has no problem going through hell to ensure his fans get a chance to taste his golden-brown drink.
According to the Branson cognac website, 50 Cent has several different types: Phantom, Royal, VSOP Grande Champagne and XO Grand Champagne.
The bottle for the XO Grand Champagne actually got him into some legal problems with Remy Martin. The legacy brand alleged the artist-turned-mogul copied its trademarked bottle for the new cognac. The two companies settled on the two-year dispute in June.
The “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” rapper believes Remy Martin was trying to teach him and his newer company a lesson.
“They felt I was moving too fast, so they put some pressure on me,” he said in an interview with France24.com. “They picked the wrong guy coz I spend a million dollars a year on legal fees anyway— just for recreational purposes it feels like sometimes.”
A party connoisseur, he knew the type of clientele that would like his cognac. Surprisingly enough, he believed the purported Son of God would love taking a sip.
“Jesus Christ would drink that s###,” he said in his interview.
While the cognac is good, it would have taken an Act of God to change Remy Martin’s mind about the bottle. As a part of the settlement, 50 Cent had to agree to change the bottle design.