The Lyrical Portfolios of Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists

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  • 7 Years ago
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It’s voyeuristic fascination that makes Forbes lists ever popular. From Beats by Dre to Roc Nation Sports, it’s certainly a diverse range of investments. This time around, Forbes has imagined what the five wealthiest hip-hop artists portfolios would look like if they were to reflect the assets they most frequently refer to in their music. Forbes has taken the lyrics of Birdman’s Priceless, Jay Z’s Magna Carta… Holy Grail, 50 Cent’s Before I Self Destruct, Dr. Dre’s 2001 and Diddy’s Last Train to Paris, and broken them down into individual, easy-to-read charts. To create the lyrical portfolios, Forbes tallied up every mention of assets – including frequent synonyms – and any citing of publicly traded companies. It all makes for an interesting read.

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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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