50 cent, a rapper that came up in the late 90's, took the rap game by storm. He quickly formed a name for himself and made a lot of money doing this. But this is not the reason he is in the Icon list. he is in this list because he did something what not most successful rappers do. Expand their enterprises to outside of the music industry. Investing his money in housing and owning sports drinks companies, he is a perfect example of how you can go from a rapper to a successful business mogul.