Forbes has named the star as the first hip-hop billionaire
JayZ has been named as the first rapper artist to become a billionaire. This analysis was posted by the world-renowned magazine, Forbes. The billionaire tag is all due to his investments in the right places. He has investments in real estate, liquor, art and even Uber.
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Started from the bottom now he is here
Undoubtedly, he has come a long way from his humble beginning. The rapper was born Shawn Corey Carter and later got famous by his stage name ‘Jay Z’. It is hard to believe now that he was once a drug dealer in Brooklyn. Later, in 1996, he established Roc-A-Fella Records. And it was through this label that he debuted with his album ‘Reasonable Doubt’.
“I’m not a businessman. I’m a business, man.”JayZ
From a drug dealer, Jay Z has now reached to a legacy of 22 Grammy awards. Without a doubt, the 49-year-old deserves all the praise in the world.
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