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The 30 Richest Rappers In The World 2020

The 30 Richest Rappers In The World 2020

24 Apr 2020 @ 12PM PDT

Who are the richest rappers in the world? How many rappers are billionaires or close to being a billionaire? Let's find out with this breakdown of the rappers with the highest net worth 2020!

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Seven Musicians That Went Above And Beyond For Their Fans

Seven Musicians That Went Above And Beyond For Their Fans

07 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

These seven musicians have gone above and beyond for their fans – and made some pretty spectacular memories along the way.

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15 Years Ago, Jay-Z Made A Shrewd Business Move That Has Earned Him Millions

15 Years Ago, Jay-Z Made A Shrewd Business Move That Has Earned Him Millions

17 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Learn how Jay-Z made two negotiations more than a decade ago that have paid off for him in huge ways.

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Cardi B Made An Incredible Amount Of Money Last Year

Cardi B Made An Incredible Amount Of Money Last Year

07 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Cardi B may have been a stripper from the Bronx just a few years ago, but today, she's one of the highest-earning rap stars of the year, with $28 million, a figure she disputes, but she also doesn't indicate if that amount is too high or not high enough.

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The Current Members Of The Offspring And Their Former Bassist Are Battling Over Their Music

The Current Members Of The Offspring And Their Former Bassist Are Battling Over Their Music

19 Sep 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Offspring are in a legal battle with their former bassist, who claims he was forced out of the band and hasn't been properly compensated. How will this one shake out?

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How Much Was Tupac Worth At The Time Of His Death? – The Tangled Financial Mess Of A Rap Star

How Much Was Tupac Worth At The Time Of His Death? – The Tangled Financial Mess Of A Rap Star

12 Sep 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Tupac Shakur was one of the most successful rappers in the industry at the time of his death. So why were his finances in such bad shape?

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Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Just Bought Taylor Swift's Former Record Company For $300 Million

Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Just Bought Taylor Swift's Former Record Company For $300 Million

30 Jun 2019 @ 4PM PDT

Scooter Braun just acquired Big Machine Records for a mouth-watering $300 million. Taylor Swift is PISSED.

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R. Kelly's Net Worth Is Way Lower Than You'd Assume

R. Kelly's Net Worth Is Way Lower Than You'd Assume

26 Feb 2019 @ 6AM PST

Are you watching the Lifetime documentary about R. Kelly? Even if you're not, here's a quick breakdown of his net worth and financial situation.

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Nas Has Secretly Built A Venture Capital Tech Investment Empire

Nas Has Secretly Built A Venture Capital Tech Investment Empire

25 Jan 2019 @ 8AM PST

Over the last 20 years Nas has been regarded as one of the greatest rappers on the planet. Over the next 20 years, he might be regarded as one of the best investors on the planet.

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With RCA/Sony Dropping Him From Its Roster, R. Kelly's Net Worth Is In A Very Precarious Position

With RCA/Sony Dropping Him From Its Roster, R. Kelly's Net Worth Is In A Very Precarious Position

19 Jan 2019 @ 11AM PST

R. Kelly is facing an avalanche of very, very, very bad news. And the avalanche is starting to have a very, very, very big impact on his finances and net worth.

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Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

08 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

To say that Logic had a great 2017 would be an understatement.

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Which Hip Hop Acts Made The Most Money This Past Year?

Which Hip Hop Acts Made The Most Money This Past Year?

20 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Who made the most money in hip-hop last year? Check out this list to find out.

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Nas' Tech Investments Are Paying Off In A Big Way

Nas' Tech Investments Are Paying Off In A Big Way

19 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Nas' tech investments have helped him earn a LOT of money over the past year.

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Scooter Braun Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Lady Gaga's Former Manager

Scooter Braun Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Lady Gaga's Former Manager

19 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Scooter Braun sues former Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter for $10 million, but Carter isn't going down without a fight.

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R. Kelly Claims He's Broke On Crazy New 19-Minute Song

R. Kelly Claims He's Broke On Crazy New 19-Minute Song

23 Jul 2018 @ 11AM PDT

Is it possible? Do you believe R. Kelly is broke? That would be a stunning financial fall from a decade ago. Not impossible. But very shocking.

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A Judge Has Ordered Master P To Pay His Ex-Wife A Hefty Sum

A Judge Has Ordered Master P To Pay His Ex-Wife A Hefty Sum

25 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Master P is going to have to fork over some money to his ex-wife Sonya Miller – here's why...
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Rick Ross Posts $2 Million Bond Following Violent Incident At Sprawling 109-Room Atlanta Estate

Rick Ross Posts $2 Million Bond Following Violent Incident At Sprawling 109-Room Atlanta Estate

08 Jul 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Rick Ross is a free man after posting $2 million bond following an incident at Evander Holyfield's former home. You won't believe the details…
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Jimmy Iovine Was Terrified That Tyrese Gibson Ruined The $3.2 Billion Apple Beats Deal

Jimmy Iovine Was Terrified That Tyrese Gibson Ruined The $3.2 Billion Apple Beats Deal

20 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Jimmy Iovine says that he thought a video posted by Tyrese almost cost he and Dr. Dre the $3.2 billion Apple/Beats deal.
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How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Let's take a look into how Kansas City native Tech N9ne amassed his impressive fortune.
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Suge Knight Sues Dr. Dre For $300 Million

Suge Knight Sues Dr. Dre For $300 Million

26 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Suge Knight loves filing lawsuits. This time, he's suing Dr. Dre for a cool $300 million. Find out why!
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Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

14 May 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Nicki Minaj offered to help a handful of students with their college expenses over the weekend.
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Rick Ross Reveals Exactly How His First Wingstop Location Earned $1 Million

Rick Ross Reveals Exactly How His First Wingstop Location Earned $1 Million

15 Apr 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Rick Ross gives us an insight into how his first Wingstop location earned $1 million.
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The Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2015

The Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2015

22 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
An astounding 31 different musical acts made more than $30 million this year and 38 made more than $25 million. Here are the top 30 highest earning musicians of 2015.
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The Five Most Awkward Rap Music Collaborations Ever

The Five Most Awkward Rap Music Collaborations Ever

11 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
It has been an ongoing trend for rappers to experiment with other genres. Some have been successful at their attempts, while others have flopped!
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Imagine How Rich You'd Be If You Wrote Michael Jackson's "Thriller"... Rod Temperton Didn't Have To Imagine... RIP

Imagine How Rich You'd Be If You Wrote Michael Jackson's "Thriller"... Rod Temperton Didn't Have To Imagine... RIP

05 Oct 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Legendary songwriter Rod Temperton just died at the age of 66. Rod wrote dozens of songs during his lifetime, but will probably be best remembered for penning a little hit called "Thriller"...
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