Diddy Tops Forbes Richest in Hip-Hop List, Jay-Z in Second Place

NATIONWIDE – Sean “Diddy” Combs ranks No. 1 on this year’s Forbes Five, the magazine’s list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, with an estimated net worth of $580 million. The bulk of the Bad Boy Records founder’s wealth comes from non-musical ventures, namely his deal with Diageo’s Ciroc. The agreement entitles him to eight-figure annual payouts […]

Jay-Z: Bringing Nets to Brooklyn an American Dream

NEW YORK – Jay-Z has accomplished a lot in his career, but his latest feat has him feeling that like he’s living the American dream. The 42-year-old music mogul and entrepreneur says when he was a poor kid in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, he never imagined that he’d someday own a piece […]

Jay-Z’s Rocawear Could ‘Fade to Black’

NEW YORK – Rapper Jay-Z’s Rocawear has hit hard times. Like many companies in today’s economy, Jay-Z’s clothing line is experiencing some rough times. According to the New York Post, half the staff of the rapper’s Rocawear men and boys division in its Big Apple headquarters was laid off in early January. According to the New […]