According to Forbes, JayZ is now officially the first hip-hop artist to achieve Billionaire status.
The American rapper according to new cover story in Forbes, the article talked about a 2010 meeting between the rapper and the billionaire Warren Buffet, from which the octogenarian became impressed.
Less than 10 years, the magazine surveys Shawn Carter’s empire, which ranges from music, a streaming service, liquor, art and real estate and stakes in other companies and determines that it totals $1bilion.
It also notes that he realized that he should build his own brands rather than promote someone else’s.
See Jayz primary holdings;
Armand de brignac champagne ( Ace of spades) $310million
Cash and investment (including a stake in uber, worth an estimated $70million)
$220million D’usse’ cognac
$100million Tidal streaming service
Roc nation $75million
music catalog $75million
Art collection $70million
Real estate $50 million