50 Cent

Focus, passion and rebellion the keys to being a master

Focus, passion and rebellion the keys to being a master

Robert Greene was labelled the "hip hop entrepreneur" after his 1998 book The 48 Laws of Power was embraced by entrepreneurial rappers. In his new book, Mastery , he looks at what separates the masters from the rest of the world. He talks to James Kidd.


Monday, 7 January, 2013, 4:30pm

City Digest

Suspected burglar held after seaward dash

A burglar trying to break into a Deep Water Bay flat jumped into the sea at about 3am yesterday when the owner of the flat heard a noise and went to check. Marine police caught and arrested a 40-year-old man for attempted burglary. The suspect and two officers were treated for minor injuries at Ruttonjee Hospital.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Call for prosecution of unlicensed hostels

20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Home alone

Squirming with embarrassment, 12-year-old Zhang Yanan stares at the packed earth floor of her grandparent's shabby, white-washed home in the village of Balizhuang in the central province of Henan .

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Biel, 50 Cent

Director: Irwin Winkler

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Executives admit the strain of long hours

Most executives working more than 60 hours a week admit they won't be able to sustain their 'extreme jobs' for more than a year if it cost them a quality family life and their personal well-being, according to a study published in the Harvard Business Review.

31 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Lloyd Banks

Saturday, 8.30pm


The life of New York rapper Lloyd Banks has provided plenty of fodder for the tabloids.

During the past two years alone, the 24-year-old has hit the headlines because of gun charges (they were dropped), a rumoured gay sex video (it wasn't him), and a strange tale about the fate of what was to be his second album.

8 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Skyworth flat-panel TV sales surge

Skyworth Digital Holdings, China's second-largest television maker, said it would sell more than double the number of flat-panel televisions than it previously forecast for this financial year, as prices fall and consumers spend more in the mainland's fast-growing economy.

23 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

80pc of workers support five-day week

More than 80 per cent of workers back a five-day work week, but one-quarter worry it might result in more pressure, a survey has shown.

26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

People ignoring health needs, survey finds

About 80 per cent of people aged between 40 and 65 have health problems but less than half receive regular medical check-ups, according to a survey.

29 May 2006 - 12:00am

TVB earnings jump 64pc

Television Broadcasts expects advertising revenue this year to increase just 3 to 5 per cent over last year, citing fierce competition from other emerging media.

Hong Kong's largest free-to-air television broadcaster yesterday announced net profit for last year jumped 64 per cent to $1.18 billion, on a 9.4 per cent rise in revenue to $4.1 billion.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Higher fashion takes toll on soaring Esprit profits

Esprit Holdings' hyper growth of recent years has slowed to a relative crawl which management attributes to wrong choices in merchandise and a shrinking euro.

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Exodus for 50 Cent's gig

Just wondering... is it just us, or does it seem like every other person we talk to this week is out of Hong Kong today, because they're on their way to Taipei for rapper 50 Cent's concert?

Additional reporting by Jasmine Wang

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

From Pieces to Weight

From Pieces to Weight

by 50 Cent

Simon & Schuster, $188

Much of the hype surrounding 50 Cent concerns his ability to cop a bullet. He once took no fewer than nine.

18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Dark clouds over embattled economy

Key economic data reveals difficult times ahead for the Philippines - prompting credit agencies to lower their ratings and leading to a falling currency and weaker stock market.

13 Jul 2005 - 12:00am