Mogul 50 Cent is set to share his entrepreneurial skills next month with the debut of The Money and the Power, his first MTV reality series.
The show will feature 14 aspiring moguls living together in a Brooklyn warehouse dubbed “Camp Curtis.” From there, the contestants must work together through a myriad of innovative challenges in hopes of honing their business acumen.
Each week, 50 will eliminate a contestant based on how much knowledge they retained from the previous challenge.
Viewers will also get to see the contestants interact with other music stars, as special appearances from LL Cool J, Aubry O'Day of Danity Kane, Lloyd Banks, and blogger Miss Info are highlights of the series.
50's right hand man Tony Yayo will serve as the show's “Underboss,” making sure the show's contestants remain in line and focused the tasks at hand.
Even with the television's wide variety of reality shows, 50 is confident that his show transcend most shows and illuminate the hard work and sacrifice required to make in it the music business.
“If it was just my image, I wouldn't have made this much money,” 50 stated bluntly of his business acumen and taste.
The show's winner, who according to G-Unit head must possess the best combination of “business flair, strength, ambition, and fearlessness,” will be awarded a grand prize of $100,000 and assistance from 50 to help pursue their music dreams.
The show reveals another piece of 50's planned media blitz in preparation for his fourth studio album and DVD Before I Self-Destruct, set for release on December 9.
50 Cent's The Money and the Power debuts November 6 at 10:00 PM.