50 Cent has one of the more iconic names in Hip Hip. Make sure you pronounce it “Fiddy.”

But the G-Unit boss took to Instagram Sunday (May 21) to share a childhood photo of himself and a little personal history. He reveals that his Aunt Geraldine nicknamed him Boo Boo when he was a boy.

Sabrina's baby Boy curtis. my aunt Geraldine gave me my nick name Boo Boo At 8.

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So there you have it. Before the platinum plaques and award show snubs, little Curtis Jackson III was known as Boo Boo, thanks to Aunt Geraldine.

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Back in 2006, Tony Yayo mentioned that he was close enough to 50 to know his previous moniker.

The fourth season of 50 Cent’s Starz show Power is set to air next month. He’s also working on the movie Den of Thieves with Gerard Butler.