Forbes reports that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire.
Jay-Z made history today becoming hip hop’s first billionaire.
Forbes accounted for all of his businesses including his stakes in
Armand de Brignac champagne, D’Ussé, Tidal, Roc Nation, his music, art, and real estate. The estimated worth of these businesses and his lifestyle was calculated and Forbes confirmed that Jay-Z has in fact reached billionaire status.