Not Obama's favorite banker, Jamie Dimon, though you're on the right track in assuming it's someone who doesn't take shit or prisoners from anyone (though he will take a bullet). Someone who, perhaps unlike our current Treasury Secretary, could stand up to Larry Summers and say "No, you've had enough Diet Coke for today," and pass the big boy a Vitamin Water. Someone, like Fifty Cent. And as luck would have it, Mr. Cent has already stated publicly that should the President decide to shake up the economic dream team, he's there.
"Any businessman who wants a piece of the future should learn for me. Obama is great. If he wants me as his financial adviser that would be cool."
If you were thinking the CNBC contributor didn't have the qualifications for the job, think again.
"I buy diamonds on a very regular basis, but now I am selling my old stuff before I get something new. These are times when you learn about the value of money."
The 34-year-old, who is starring in British crime movie Dead Man Running, said it was inevitable that rich people like him would lose money in the current economic climate.
"If you don't lose money in this recession, it means you didn't have enough to start off with," 50 Cent said. "Sure, I lost a few million, but that's because I have so much. This is a time that will sort out the strong from the weak.
Watch Your Back, Tim Geithner [Cityfile]