Jay-Z told us already, "I'm not a businessman I'm a Business...man" and he wasn't playing as he has become the first hip hop artist to become a billionaire.
Forbes made this announcement and detailed his rise to his billions here and broke down what makes up the king of hip hops riches and looks a little something like this
Armand de Brignac
Jay-Z has used his music to shill the $300 gold bottles of the "Ace of Spades" champagne since launching the brand with the 2006 video “Show Me What You Got." More recently, his verse on Meek Mill’s “What’s Free" put a half-billion-dollar value on the wine, which seems like a bit too bubbly a number.
Cash & investments
A vast investing portfolio includes a stake in Uber worth an estimated $70 million. Hereportedlypurchased his piece for $2 million back in 2013—and then wired founder Travis Kalanick another $5 million in an attempt to increase his holdings, but was rebuffed.