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Kanye West Talks To Forbes About His Presidential Plans
July 10, 2020
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Kanye West Talks To Forbes About His Presidential Plans

Kanye West’s Fourth of July declaration, via Tweet, that he was running for president lit the internet on fire, even as pundits were trying to discern how serious he was. Over the course of four rambling hours of interviews on Tuesday, the billionaire rapper turned sneaker mogul revealed: That he’s running for president in...

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Kanye West Freestyle’s for Forbes Magazine
July 10, 2020
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Kanye West Freestyle’s for Forbes Magazine

Kanye West freestyles for Forbes. While opening up to the magazine about his bid for the White House, the presidential hopeful occasionally broke out into verse, delivering spontaneous raps on topics including President Trump, coronavirus, and even the O.J. Simpson trial. Now Forbes has shared three freestyles from Ye’s...

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JAY-Z Tops Diddy on “Forbes Five: Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists in 2018”
March 05, 2018
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JAY-Z Tops Diddy on “Forbes Five: Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists in 2018”

Allow JAY-Z to reintroduce himself to the No. 1 spot on the Forbes Five. With an astounding net worth of $900 million, Hov dethrones Diddy for the first time on the list of “Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” since 2011, mostly due to his business endeavors with Roc Nation, TIDAL, Armand de Brignac champagne, and D’Ussé...

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Beyoncé Named the Highest-Paid Woman in Music for 2017
November 25, 2017
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Beyoncé Named the Highest-Paid Woman in Music for 2017

Queen Bey takes the crown. Beyoncé is the highest-paid woman in music with a colossal $105 million pre-tax, according to Forbes. LEMONADE and the very lucrative “Formation Tour” added to this massive sum, which was made even more impressive by the time that Queen Bey took off while pregnant with her twins, Rumi and...

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Jay Z and Beyoncé are Officially a Billion Dollar Couple
May 17, 2017
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Jay Z and Beyoncé are Officially a Billion Dollar Couple

The Carters continue “Shining.” Jay Z and Beyoncé are officially a billion-dollar couple. According to Forbes, Hov’s personal fortune is worth $810 million while Yoncé is up to $350 million, making their combined total net worth more than $1.16 billion. Perhaps more impressive is that those numbers might not be up to...

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Jay Z Leapfrogs Dr. Dre & Nearly Catches Diddy With $810M on the Race to $1B
May 10, 2017
Business

Jay Z Leapfrogs Dr. Dre & Nearly Catches Diddy With $810M on the Race to $1B

Every year since 2011, FORBES has ranked the wealthiest hip-hop acts on the planet in terms of net worth, and each time, Sean “Diddy” Combs has comfortably claimed the crown. This year, Diddy is first on our Forbes Five list yet again, but the margin is slimmer than ever. His $820 million total—accumulated with the help...

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Jay Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre Top Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings [VIDEO]
September 07, 2016
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Jay Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre Top Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings [VIDEO]

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Diddy’s on top. Forbes has once again unleashed its annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list and Puff Daddy’s doing the Diddy bop at No. 1 for the second year in a row. How much did he earn? Thanks in large part to his Ciroc deal, Sean Combs raked in a whopping $62 million over the past year. Much of that...

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Diddy, Dr. Dre Jay Z, & Drake Named Among Wealthiest Artists in 2016 [VIDEO]
May 09, 2016
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Diddy, Dr. Dre Jay Z, & Drake Named Among Wealthiest Artists in 2016 [VIDEO]

Money Making Mitch is back on top. Sean “Diddy” Combs rocks the very expensive crown on“The Forbes Five,” the annual list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists in 2016. The hip-hop mogul is king once again, sitting at No. 1 with a $750 million fortune, up slightly from 2015. Puff brought in plenty of dough this year with...

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Diddy, Jay Z & Drake Top Forbes “Hip Hop Cash Kings” List
September 24, 2015
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Diddy, Jay Z & Drake Top Forbes “Hip Hop Cash Kings” List

A lot of rappers love to brag about their place on the Forbes list—truthfully or not. Now, the annual Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list is out, and it shows us who’s actually raking it in. It’s not much of a surprise that the year’s top earners made a lot of their cash outside of shows and record releases, with most owning...

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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes Cash Kings 2014 List
September 24, 2014
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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes Cash Kings 2014 List

It ain’t nuthin’ but a ‘G’ thang for Dr. Dre. The hip-hop mogul reigns atop Forbes 2014 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. It should come as no surprise that Dre earned top honors after the sale of Beats Electronics to Apple, who paid $3 billion to purchase the company he founded with Jimmy Iovine. While he’s not quite a...

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