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JAY-Z Has Officially Become the First Billionaire Rapper, According to Forbes

JAY-Z Has Officially Become the First Billionaire Rapper, According to Forbes

Photo Credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images for Something in the Water
Photo Credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images for Something in the Water

In the race to a billion got my face to the ceiling Got my knees on the floor please Lord forgive him.

According to a new Forbes cover story, JAY-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire. In a detailed article, the publication breaks down how JAY’s fortune and assets “conservatively totals $1 billion.”

His most valuable assets is his holding in Armand de Brignac champagne, which is worth about $310 million.

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Next is his stakes in Tidal and D’Ussé, which are both worth about $100 million. His stakes in Roc Nation and his music catalog are both worth about $75 million. He has about $200 million in investments. He also has a considerable amount of real estate and art.

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Back in 2014, it was reported that Dr. Dre surpassed the billion mark. That actually ended up not being accurate.

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Head to Forbes to see the breakdown.

Source: Forbes 

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