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50 Cent and Ben Crump Meet with Congressional Leaders to Discuss Black Representation in Spirits Industry

The Hip-hop mogul heads to Capitol Hill alongside Ben Crump.

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson met with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle

50Cent met with members of congress on Capitol Hill to advocate more Black representation in the liquor and music industries.

On Wednesday (June 5), The rap mogul and TV producer visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to advocate for more Black representation in the liquor industry: 'Feels Really Good.'

Meeting with congressional leaders this week alongside renowned attorney Ben Crump over the marginalization of Black-owned spirits companies.

“Mr. Jackson is one of the most successful Black entrepreneurs in America,” Crump said, per the outlet. “We’re here today to talk about how he’s trying to knock down barriers of equal access and equal opportunity to have a seat at the table in all industries.”

While addressing a Capitol Hill crowd, 50 Cent said, “This is really exciting for me. I got a chance to meet with both sides today, and it feels really good.”

He added of representatives in Washington, “They don’t agree on a lot of stuff, and so to get them to agree on seeing me was an accomplishment in itself.”

Following his visit, 50 Cent also said, “My experience here has been great. I went to talk to them about economic opportunities for everybody, and it’s really exciting. The response I got makes me feel that there’s bright days ahead of us.”


The 48-year-old rapper and multimedia mogul, who is the founder of Sire-Spirits, will speak with congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. to push for more minority representation in the alcohol industry. In a post on Instagram, 50 Cent indicated that he was inspired to go ahead with these talks thanks to his ongoing issues with Suntory Global Spirits (f.k.a. Beam Suntory), whom he accused of embezzlement earlier this year.

"I’m off to DC 🛫to talk to the Congressional Black Caucus about how @suntoryglobalspirits has damaged my business," wrote Fif on Instagram alongside a screenshot of a TMZ headline.


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