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Look at Jay-Z. Now look at a picture of the globe. No one there is having a better month than Shawn Corey Carter. Days after Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce were deemed music’s first billionaire couple, TIME Magazine places Jay-Z on the cover of the magazine’s lauded 100 most influential people list. (more…)
Jay-Z and Beyonce don’t always address rumors, but when they do, they don’t hold back. Beyonce made a whole movie to dispel a few rumors about her pregnancy and life, and on Thursday, Jay-Z released “Open Letter,” a blistering diss track that takes aim at politicians criticizing the couple’s trip to Cuba, mocks stories about his new sports management company and even throws a bit of shade Barack Obama’s way. (more…)
Once again, Sean Combs reigns supreme as Forbes wealthiest hip hop mogul with an estimated $580 million net worth.
Sean “Diddy” Combs rose to mainstream fame in the late 1990s rapping about his desire for Benjamins, otherwise known as $100 bills. A decade and a half later, he might need to consider some larger denominations—McKinleys, Clevelands and Madisons, perhaps—to express his wealth.
Diddy ranks No. 1 on this year’s Forbes Five, our list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, with an estimated net worth of $580 million. The bulk of the Bad Boy Records founder’s wealth comes from non-musical ventures, namely his deal with Diageo’s Ciroc. The agreement entitles him to eight-figure annual payouts and a nine-figure windfall if the brand is ever sold—and Ciroc’s value has never been higher.
“It is one of the fastest-growing brands within vodka,” says Jack Russo, an equity analyst at Edward Jones & Co. “Consumers are feeling a little bit better about their situation, and with that, they’re willing to spend more on premium products.”
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