Aug 20, 2010

Jay-Z Richest Hip-hop Artist of the Year

Jay-Z has been crowned as the richest man in hip-hop genre for two consecutive years. According to compiled a list, rapper, real name Shawn Carter, was scooped up about U.S. $ 63 million in the last 12 months from the music business, and other fields.
Besides Jay-Z also recorded in P. Diddy who earned U.S. $ 30 million, followed by U.S. $ 21 million Akon and Lil Wayne who received U.S. $ 20 million, though now he was in the jail, since last March.
Four years ago, Jay-Z took out taunts to the other fellow rappers, "Is the money that you are looking for, I always pay more in taxes than others."

In fact, Jay-Z has managed to reap U.S. $ 63 million over the last 12 months, making it as hip-hop stars are earning for the second time in a row.
Income level that puts it in the 35% tax bracket, which means he will pay taxes on the country approximately U.S. $ 22,000,000 this year.
A large amount compared to total revenues from any other rap stars.
"Jay-Z right now was at the height kejayaanya," said Ryan Schinman, head of Platinum Rye, a music and talent buyer for the company's largest.
"There are very few musicians of any genre, not just hip-hop, which has created a brand for them."
Musicians that included in the list of 20 large, up to now has collected a total of about U.S. $ 300 million in revenue as a whole, or an average of U.S. $ 15 million per artist / musician.
"Not many musicians who successfully sold 250 thousand albums in the opening weeks," said entertainment lawyer Donald David.
"The emergence of iTunes, which means people no longer need to buy the whole album and that the business has changed dramatically" he added.
Jay-Z and P. Diddy is the two musicians who have made a step change. In addition to releasing albums and launched the tours around the world (gross revenues of more than U.S. $ 1 million per stage), Jay-Z has a group of 40/40 nightclubs and have a stake in the NBA club, the New Jersey Nets.
P. Diddy fund Diageo (DEO) vodka, Ciroc and played on television or movies, including starring in the film this year titled Get Him to the Greek.
Akon, the Senegalese-blooded American impresario, was ranked third with a scoop of U.S. $ 21 million, thanks to the Konvict clothing labels and advertising campaigns for Pepsi World Cup.
Interscope trail followed by Lady Gaga Akon and others. In fourth place was Lil Wayne, who managed to get U.S. $ 20 million from her new album, Rebirth.
"There are a lot of cross branding and cross marketing happening lately," said Troy Marshall, Vice President of Interscope Records promotion.
"Along with the tour, which is a crucial component for musicians to spread the message of their music and spreading the message of their brand," added Troy.
Shawn Corey Cartner, born on December 4, 1969, or better known as Jay-Z is a singer, rapper, and songwriter of the United States.
He had worked with the band Jaz-O, Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, Beyoncé Knowles, Kanye West, R. Kelly, Freeway, The Notorious BIG, Nas, Young Jeezy, and Linkin Park.
List of top 10 richest people in Hip-hop genre during the last 12 months are as follows:
1. Jay Z - U.S. $ 63 million
2. P Diddy - U.S. $ 30 million
3. Akon - U.S. $ 21 million
4. Lil Wayne - U.S. $ 20 million
5. Dr Dre - U.S. $ 17 million
6. Ludacris - U.S. $ 16 million
7. Snoop Dogg - U.S. $ 15 million
8. Timbaland - U.S. $ 14 million
9. Pharrell Williams - U.S. $ 13 million
10. Kanye West - U.S. $ 12 million.


  1. how did you become rich jay-z????.. what's the truth that lies behind that richest??????

  2. its had work man he'z a real hustler!!!

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