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Kendrick Lamar
20 Sep 2019
American rapper Kendrick Lamar has bought a new house and it costs over 3 billion Naira ($9.73 million)! The "Damn" rapper spent the fortune on a Manhattan Beach, California mansion. The rapper previously rented in the area, but now he's gotten himself some property there in an off-market deal. Photos of the interior are currently…
Kanye West
19 Sep 2019
JAY-Z has always been one of the top earners in hip-hop, but for the first time ever he's lost out to his former protege Kanye West. In the 2019 edition of Forbes' highest-paid acts in hip-hop, Kanye West has come out on top with $150 million pretax income beating Jay by almost $69 million. The…
Taylor Swift and Beyonce
27 Aug 2019
Taylor Swift is having a good 2019 as not only is the most-nominated act at this year’s VMAs, she is also the highest-paid woman in music. As if that is not enough, the 'Lover' crooner is also also the world’s top-earning entertainer of any stripe. She clinched in this top position with N66,970,000,000 ($185 million)…
19 Aug 2019
American actor and comedian, Kevin Hart has knocked down fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld to become the highest-paid stand-up comedian of 2019. According to the recently released Forbes list, Hart earned $59 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1 of this year. Hart holds lucrative sponsorships with Mountain Dew, Chase and other brands, completed a world tour…
11 Aug 2019
Everyone has dreams but not many remain unsettled until they see it come to fruition. Burning with the desire for change and unsatisfied with the state of affairs, some of Nigeria’s finest trailblazers are redefining what business means and changing the lives of many while at it. Forbes Africa recently released it’s 30 Africans Under…
10 Jan 2019
Forbes has released Africa's Richest List for the year 2018 and it sees some surprises. According to the list, the number of billionaires dropped by three from last year. The list also saw one person return after staying off for four years. All but four on the list have smaller net worths than last year.…
19 Dec 2018
21-year-old Kylie Jenner has impressed on the mind of many that she is not the little girl that many first knew from her family's hit reality show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians". Not only has she become a mother but she has also been able to build a successful business empire to make her a…
6 Mar 2018
Forbes has released the record of the 2,208 billionaires with first appearances from Hungary and Zimbabwe. This number is from 71 countries. Altogether, there are worth $9.1 trillion, an increase of 18% from last year. America tops the list with 585 billionaires, while China has 373. Jeff Bezos makes an appearance as the first and…
2 Mar 2018
Forbes has listed Jay-Z, Diddy and Dre as the “the three wealthiest hip-hop artistes” in the world and the “richest American musicians of any genre”. With $900 million from Jay-Z, Diddy falls to number 2 on the list with $825 million while Dr Dre takes the third spot with $770 million. This will be the…
25 Nov 2017
Who runs the world in 2017? This year has put a whole new class of women in power. Last year was a tough one for women. One moment, we were on the verge of electing a woman as the most powerful person on the planet, then Hillary Clinton lost in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and…
2 Oct 2017
Diddy did it again. Once again, Sean "Diddy" Combs is hip-hop's highest-paid act. The American rapper and singer's earnings and from Ciroc vodka, DeLeon tequila Aquahydrate water, his Bad Boy Reunion tour, and an estimated $70 million from his Sean John clothing line pushed him to the top of the Forbes highest paid artists 2017…

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