In a recent interview with "Big Boy’s Neighborhood," 50 Cent revealed that because of his upbringing, he believes that depression is a luxury.
“I think the things you go through make you who you are. And in my journey, there’s certain things that I don’t even let into my system like that. Like, I think depression is a luxury. Because where I’m from, you can’t afford to be depressed," the 47-year-old "Candy Shop" rapper said.
“You gotta pay the bills, right? So you gotta go to work,” 50 Cent continued. “You gotta get up, gotta go do what you gotta do. You got people right now that’s at work that don’t feel like being there. But they got responsibilities so they feel uncomfortable while they’re working, while they’re doing what they gotta do.”
The "Power" star concluded his explanation with, “When these guys get in a slump and they just decide they’re not gonna do anything, I’m like, 'where they do that at?'”
50 Cent grew up in the South Jamaica section of Queens, New York before becoming one of the biggest names in Hip Hop 20 years ago with his 2003 debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin’" He was discovered by Eminem and signed to Shady Records under the wing of Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. He is the executive producer of some of the biggest TV shows in the world, including the "Power" franchise and "BMF."