50 cent to earn $500,000 for a gig

Los Angeles: Rapper Curtis James Jackson III, better known as 50 Cent, is going to earn$500,000 this weekend for performing at Drai’s nightclub in Las Vegas ahead of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight.

The gig is not 50 Cent’s only impending big pay day. The hip hop star has also reportedly negotiated a deal with Effen Vodka to bank $500,000 for a performance at a Pool After Dark part in Atlantic City later in May, reports tmz.com.

50 Cent has bet $1.6 million on a Mayweather victory in the bout, which is being dubbed the biggest fight of the 21st century.

The “In da club” hitmaker is confident of seeing a return on his massive wager.