"The credit crunch has hit rap. 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. "If you don't lose money in this recession it means you didn't have enough to start off with. Sure, I lost a few million but that's because I have so much. "This is a time that will sort the strong from the weak. Any businessman who wants a piece of the future should learn from me. ....Wow. That's gotta be rough. 50 Cent (who btw is said to be worth $450 Million) talking about how the recession has changed his spending habits.