Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to the new cover story in Forbes.
The artist’s primary holdings follow, which Forbes calculated by “looking at the artist’s stakes in companies like Armand de Brignac champagne — applying our customary discount to private firms — then added up his income, subtracting a healthy amount to account for a superstar lifestyle,” which were then vetted by “a roster of outside experts.”
Armand de Brignac champagne
Cash & investments, including a stake in Uber worth an
estimated $70 million
Tidal streaming service
$50 million 1