JAY-Z Becomes Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire


Congrats to one of the GOATs.

On Kanye’s Kanye’s “Diamond From Sierra Leone (Remix),” JAY-Z famously proclaimed, “I’m not on businessman, I’m a business man.” An undeniable declaration, Hov is as business savvy as he is musically talented, seeing his mantle crowd with Grammy’s and prized art he’s invested in, alike. Now, Jay’s empire has him in rare company: he’s become hip-hop’s first billionaire.

A net worth that’s grown with investments in and ownership of businesses, Jay’s worth has broached the 10-figure territory thanks to properties like Dussé (a liquor company co-owned with Baccardi), Tidal, Roc Nation, and plenty more.

For more information, read the Forbes article here.


Zach H