Hip hops first billionaire; Jay-Z

    HIP HOPS FIRST BILLIONAIRE; Jay-Z becomes hip hops first billionaire.

    The overall financial condition of American rapper Jay-Z is estimated by Forbes Magazine to be $1 Billion.

    He is said to have become the first billionaire hip hop artist.

    Shawn Corey Carter known as Jay-Z was born on December 4, 1969 in New York City U.S

    Before becoming a musician he was selling drugs in 1996. He later founded his own record label Roc-A-Fella Records. In 1997 he released his debut album Reasonable Doubt and In My Lifetime

    In 2001 album The Blue Print Feud with Nas, was inducted into Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry as culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant.

    The first hip hops billionaire rapper created his empire not just through music but real estate, fashion, and investments. At 49 he is the husband to one of America’s most successful singer Beyonce and a father to three beautiful children.

    The financial status of the famous singer;

    Series of Golden Champagne Armand de Brignac–$310million

    Cash and Shares in companies, including Uber —–$220million

    Jointly with Bacardi, D’Usse cognac production——$100million

    Tidal streaming service ——$100million

    Concert company and music publishing company Roc Nation—$75million

    Discography ——$75million

    A collection of art objects—–$70million

    Real estate ——$50million

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