Jay-Z’s stakes in Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac earn him an estimated US$410 million, according to Forbes. Photo: Los Angeles Times via TNS

Rapper Jay-Z is world’s first billionaire hip-hop artist, says Forbes

  • The rapper amassed his wealth through massive liquor, art and real-estate deals, buying stakes in companies like Uber and starting up streaming service Tidal
  • Jay-Z and his wife Beyoncé surpassed the billion-dollar mark in 2017
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Jay-Z’s stakes in Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac earn him an estimated US$410 million, according to Forbes. Photo: Los Angeles Times via TNS
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