50 Cent's Slave Roots Explored In 'The Origin of Me'

A new VH1 Rock Doc featuring rapper 50 Cent is scheduled to debut next month that features the rapper in search of his family's past.

The documentary "50 Cent: The Origin of Me" will feature 50 Cent traveling to Edgefield, South Carolina, where he traces his family's lineage.

The rapper uses local genealogists and census data, which helps him discover more information on his great, great, great grandmother, Jane Jenkins.

The documentary reveals that Ms. Jenkins lived as a slave until the mid-1800's.

During "50 Cent: The Origin of Me," 50 also finds out his former ancestors fought the "Redshirts," who were the precursors to the Ku Klux Klan.

50 Cent's Rock Doc "50 Cent: The Origin of Me" will debut on Monday (May 23) at 9:00PM.