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Bitcoin Millionaire 50 Cent Flips, Denies Owning Cryptocurrency

In courtroom documents obtained from his bankruptcy hearings, rapper 50 Cent admitted he never owned any Bitcoins. He had previously boasted owning the cryptocurrency, having accepted Bitcoin as payment for his 2014 album, Animal Ambition. Initially reported by TMZ, the rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, collected around 700 Bitcoin in Animal Ambition album sales. At the time, 700 Bitcoin...

Wrestler John Cena Posts about Bitcoin to 7 Million Instagram Followers

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John Cena posted a stock image of casascius bitcoins on Instagram today and generated plenty of buzz in the process. Cena is a professional wrestler, reality star, and entertainer. His following is large and his reach is long. The post had over 38,000 likes, with no further input from John Cena himself, at time of writing. It’s clear that Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies generally are increasingly...

Beyonce, Coldplay & Others Have Recorded At This Bitcoin Accepting New York Studio

Some of the biggest pop stars in the world has brushed shoulders with Bitcoin-accepting businesses and other musicians. One business, a first class recording studio in New York, is on the cutting edge of payments in the music industry. The likes of Beyonce, Coldplay, Pixar, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network and A&E use the Bitcoin-accepting Premier Studio (PS) located in New York City. PS enjoys...

Bitcoin Accepting Rap Mogul 50 Cent Files Bankruptcy

50 Cent, who accepts Bitcoin for his online shop, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy under his legal name Curtis James Jackson II in bankruptcy court in Connecticut. The rapper has played off the filing as a cost of doing business, even making light of the situation, recently posing next to a smart car for an Instagram photo as if to make fun of his current circumstances.  The Southpaw actor has...

Bitcoin Rising: Will it Take More than Movies and Crises?

It is commonly said that the Cypriot financial crisis of 2013, in which the Central Bank literally emptied the bank accounts of everyday people, is responsible for the first serious rise in the price of Bitcoin. In response to the forced closure of one of the Cypriot banks and the emptying of thousands of bank accounts, an unprecedented move, the price of Bitcoin jumped from the low double digits...

Bitcoin News in Review: Warren Buffet, Evolution, Bitcoin Bowl, and More

Bitcoin News in Review: Warren Buffet, Evolution, Bitcoin Bowl, and More

Welcome back to another Bitcoin News in Review, where we feature some of the top stories of the week here on CryptoCoins News. This week, Warren Buffet spoke out against bitcoin, we looked at a new dark net market that replaced Silk Road 2.0, watched the Bitcoin Bowl, and more. Keep scrolling for this week's top articles. Warren Buffett: "Stay Away from Bitcoin" “Stay away from it. It’s a mirage...

Nas to Give Bitcoins to Top 100 Fans; 50 Cent on Bitcoin: "All Money Is Money"

Nas, one of the most popular and prolific rappers of all time, has taken his Bitcoin promotion to the next level. Just a few hours ago, Nas posted to his millions of Facebook followers that he was opening up a theraptest.com contest and would be awarding bitcoin to the top 100 scores. In the past, Nas has also invested in up and coming services such as Lyft and Fancy. Elsewhere in the hip hop...