Who Will Be Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire?

Yesterday marked the launch of the Forbes 400, our annual list of America’s richest citizens. Headed by Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Larry Ellison, the group doesn’t include any hip-hop...

2011: Hip-Hop’s Top Earners

This week Jay-Z and Kanye West unveiled their long-awaited collaboration, Watch the Throne. The album’s timing and title couldn’t have been more appropriate—the Empire State of Mind rapper is hip-hop’s...