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Top 5 Rappers Who Became Successful Entrepreneurs

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As You May Know There Are A Lot Of Successful Artist Turned Entrepreneurs Today, But These Are The Top Well Known That I Consider. This List Is Not In Any Specific Order!!

  1. Jay-Z
  2. 50 Cent
  3. Dr.Dre
  4. P.Diddy
  5. Master P

JAY-Z

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We All Should Be Familiar With This Rapper Turned Entrepreneur. Real Name Sean Carter Born Dec.4th 1969 In Brooklyn New York. Through His Years Of Achievements He Is A Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Record Executive And Record Producer.

With The Names Like (Hova) And (Jigga) He Is One Of The Most Acclaimed Rappers Of All Time. Jay-Z Started His Career In 1986 And Still Remain Current Till This Day.

Not Only Is Jay Known For His Explicit Lyrics, He Owns A Variety Of Organizations. The 40/40 Club, Roc-A-Wear Clothing Line/Label, And Tidal To Name A Few. He Also Is The Founder Of Roc Nation Entertainment Company As Well As Roc Nation Sports.

Throughout His Career, Jay Has Won Numerous Of Awards And Achievements. With 22 Grammys, 3 American Music Awards, 3 Billboard Music, 7 BET Awards, And 7 Yes 7 MTV Music Awards. That’s A Total Of 106 Awards And 215 Nominations.

He Married Singer BeyoncΓ© Knowles In 2008. Combined As A Couple Both Bey And Jay Are Worth A Net Worth Of 1.16 Billion.

Yes Hov Is One Of Hip Hops Best Selling Artist, And Holds The Record For Selling The Most Number One Hit Albums. He Has A Net Worth Of 900 Million.

50 Cent

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This Rapper Turned Entrepreneur Is No Surprise When It Comes To His Art Of Clever Ness And Marketing Genius. Curtis Jackson III Better Known As (50 Cent) Has Became Successful In Being A Songwriter, Singer, Actor, Television Producer, Entrepreneur, And An Investor.

50 Was Born In Queens New York Growing Up In The Crack Epidemic He Began Selling Drugs. He Later Persued His Music Career Producing The Album Power Of The Dollar But It Was Never Released.

By The Time He Released The Compilation Album Guess Who’s Back, That When He Was Discovered By Eminem Better Known As (Slim Shady). 50 Was Signed To Shady Records Under The Aegis Of Dr. Dre Aftermath Entertainment And Interscope Records.

50 Cent Has Become One Of The Successful Artist To Produce Numerous Television Programs Such As 50 Central, Power Dream School 50 Cent The Money And The Power And The Oath. His Label Is G-Unit Records (Current) And Also Has Labeled With Caroline Capitol Columbia Shady Aftermath Interscope Universal TrackMasters Jam Master Jay(Former)

During His Career 50 has sold Over 30 Million Albums He Was Nominated Grammy Award For Best Rap Song MTV Video Music Award For Video Of The Year, Grammy Award For Best Rap Album And Others. He Has A Net Worth Of 30 Million.

Dr. Dre

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Dr.Dre

This Rapper Turned Entrepreneur Really Doesn’t Need Any Introduction Except For Those New Younger Audience Who May Not Be To Familiar.

Andre Romelle Young Better Known As Dr. Dre, Is A Rapper, Song Writer, Record Producer And Entrepreneur. He Founded And Is The CEO Of After Math Entertainment And Bats Electronics And Has Previously Co Owned Death Row Records.

In Dre’s Teens He Began Working As A Dj Being Inspired By Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel. He Watched Many DJs/Rappers Performing Live and Later Made His First Major Debut Big With The Group NWA.

In The 80s And Cofounded Death Row Records In 1991 The Following Year, His First Solo Album The Chronic Became A Huge Success. He Started Up Aftermath Entertainment In 96 And Signed Two Major Artist Of Today Known As 50 Cent And Eminem To The Label And Eventually Co Founded Beats Electronics With Jimmy Lovine Making Millions From Its Sale To Apple.

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Dr. Dre Is Talented With The Vocals Synthesizer Keyboards Turntables Drum Machine And The Sampler. As Of February 2019 He Has A Net Worth Of 850 million.

P.Diddy

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Sean Combs Better Known As (P.Diddy) (Diddy) (Puffy) Or (Puff Daddy) Is A Songwriter, Actor, Rapper, Record Producer And Entrepreneur. He Worked As A Talent Director At Uptown Records

In 1993, Diddy Was Fired And Later Established His Freshly New Label Known As Bad Boy Entertainment, Joint With Arista Records. He Took In New Comer Known As Notorious Big. Puff Signed More Artists As He Progressed. Rapper Craig Mack Quickly Released Number One Hit Singles And Lps While Notorious Big Ready To Die Album For Instance Rose. Other Acts Such As Carl Thomas Faith Evans 112 Total I’m Not Gonna Name Them All But You Get Where I’m Going With This.

Diddy Established His Career As A Rapper In 1997. His First Commercial Single Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down For Those Who Are Familiar, Reached Number One On The Billboard Hot 100 Chart. No Way Out His Debut Album Released In 97 As Well But Undergo Many Changes After The Death Of Notorious Big When He Was Killed On March 9 1997.

After Several Of Puff’s Artist Stepped In To Help, The Album Actually Ended Up Earning Puffy Five Nominations And Winning The Best Rap Album. Winning A Grammy Award On September 7, 2000 The Album Went Certified Septuple Platinum For Over 7 Million Copies.

Those Who Remember Back When Diddy Was Doing The Dances and Such..Well He Was Being Accused In The 90s For Overly “Watering Down” Criticizing To Many Artist And Guest Appearances Of Hit Songs He Made In The Past. The People Wanted To See More Originality.

In 2019 P. Diddy Net Worth Is Estimated To Be Around 875 Million.

Master P

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Percy Robert Miller Better Known As Master P Or P.Miller, Is A American Rapper Born April 29th 1970. P Is A Rapper, Actor, Business Man, Basketball Player and A Executive Producer.

Gaining Fame In The Mid 90s Along Side With His Successful Hip Hop Group TRU His Solo Rap Album Ice Cream Man Which Represents His First single Mr. Ice Cream Man Master P Gained More Popularity After His Success In 1997 Of The Platinum Single Make Em Say Ughh, And A Total Of Five Studio Albums Previous To The Release.

Miller Inherited 10,000 Dollars From The Passing Of His Grandfather And Opened A Record Store Called No Limit Records. (I Remember When His Team Wore No Limit Tank Chains Around Their Neck). He Used The 10000 As A Investment And It Succeed Into An 250 Million Business Empire Where He Also Named His Own Label No Limit Records.

Master P Was Among One Of The First Rappers To Build A Financial Empire And Buisness Ventures From Variety Of Success Industries From Real Estate Stocks Film Tv Production Jewely Line Auto Accessories Gas Stations To Many To Name. He Signed A Music Distribution With Priority Records.

In 1996 No Limit Obtained 100 Percent Ownership Of Master Recordings And 85 Percent Of Their Record Sales Giving Priority 15 Percent. In 1995 P Moved From Cali Back To New Orleans To Relocate His Label No Limit Records With Numerous Of Fresh New Artist From Producers Like Beats By Dre, Brothers C Murder And Silk The Shocker And Many More. Do You All Remember The No Limit Era?

P Was Signed In The NBA Under Two Separate Contracts In The Late 1990s. During The 98 and 99 Preseason With The Toronto Raptors And The Charlotte Hornets. He Currently Owns His Own League Global Mixed Gender Basketball.

He Has A Estimated Net Worth Of 200 Million As Of 2019.

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IF THEY DID IT YOU CAN DO IT TO!! No Matter Where You Are From, What’s Your Background Or How Many Times You May Have Failed In The Past, If You Put Your Mind To It You Can Be Successful In Anything That You Wanna Do.

Take These 5 Successful Entrepreneurs For Example Neither One Of Them Gave Up On Their Dreams. They Started At A Point And Kept Working Their Way To The TOP Until They Reached Their Goal!!

What Other Successful Rappers Turned Entrepreneurs You Know? Please Comment And Let Us Know Below.

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