American rapper turned TV producer Curtis Jackson popularly known as 50 Cent bagged an award in Texas Houston after recently becoming its new resident.
The ‘Get Rich Or Die Trying’ Star was honoured on Saturday by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo as its Grand Champion in the International Wine Contest for his Le Chemin du Roi Champagne.
“When they told me I won, I almost fainted. I was really excited, I am very proud of this,” said 50 Cent in an interview with the press.
Details from the event indicate, two couples Demetra and Frank Jones and Leticia and Stephen Trauber united in purchasing 50 Cent’s wine for $160,000.
The ‘Majistic’ rapper later took to Instagram sharing his brand-new trophy, a large saddle with reverse grand champion best of show 2021 embedded on the side near the Rodeo Houston logo.
The night had a mixed bag of surprises as 50 Cent was also beaten hands down as he attempted to purchase a bottle of wine at $175,000.
He came to the realization that Texas boasts of the wealthiest persons.
“Man there are some people in Texas that got a lot of money, I bid $175,000 for a bottle of wine and I still lost,” wrote the rapper on his Instagram account.
50 Cent relocated to Houston Texas for the production of his TV series – The Green Light.