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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson says the music business has changed quite a bit since his early days in the industry.

"It's different now," he told Access Hollywood Live's Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Thursday. "What was an entry level performance for an artist, maybe $1500 or $2000, going out to do shows locally, is now reserved for attractive people on Instagram. ... If you take good pictures... they'll ask you to host because of how many followers you have."

50, who just released his fifth studio album, "Animal Ambition," said his new album is about "prosperity," and ...

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