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Rapper 50 Cent is Making a Variety Series for A&E Network

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actor / Rapper Curtis Jackson attends the Paley Center For Media's Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 26, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actor / Rapper Curtis Jackson attends the Paley Center For Media's Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 26, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Paul Archuleta / Getty Images
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actor / Rapper Curtis Jackson attends the Paley Center For Media's Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 26, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actor / Rapper Curtis Jackson attends the Paley Center For Media's Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 26, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.Paul Archuleta / Getty Images

A&E said Thursday it is developing a sketch comedy and music series named "50 Cent Presents." Curtis Jackson III, better known as rapper 50 Cent, said he grew up watching variety shows on television and is anxious to bring his own spin to the project.

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