50 Cent To Attend UK Premiere Of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'

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

box office.

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.