Deep! How much money do rappers REALLY have compared to the Global Elite?

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 5 years ago '12        #21
hou12 
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 pa_general said:
Sad sh*t ain't it...

Entrepreneurship is the way.


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 05-27-2013, 11:05 PM         #22
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 pa_general said:
The infographic is simply stating that rappers that brag actually can't hold a candle to people like Oprah.

Don't know why you getting you're panties in a bunch

lol sh*t give me .01 percent of Diddy's money that's $5.8 million...still enough to make you RICH AS fu*k!
those rappers aint bragging to oprah, they bragging to you and me
 5 years ago '07        #23
Playa 70 heat pts70
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See I don't even really give a fu*k. I'm tryna come up on some guap for myself and spread my skills.
 5 years ago '13        #24
Impeccable 219 heat pts219
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 BiZz said:


$660 billion in today's money


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 5 years ago '08        #25
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 hou12 said:
I thought this was common knowledge. Rappers don't do what those guys do. It wouldn't make sense for them to make the same money.
This

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 5 years ago '05        #26
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 pa_general said:
I guess cuz all rappers do is brag all day about how much money they have
And thier stupid fans believe them
 5 years ago '05        #27
rashcobar 14 heat pts14
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 pa_general said:
Sad sh*t ain't it...

Entrepreneurship is the way.
So being a rapper is not being an entrepreneur ? Also rappers make far more than the average American remember? The fu*k are you talking about! How much do you make? You are comparing them to basically the 1% and are shocked at the difference?
 5 years ago '06        #28
pa_general 134 heat pts134 OP
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 rashcobar said:
So being a rapper is not being an entrepreneur ? Also rappers make far more than the average American remember? The fu*k are you talking about! How much do you make? You are comparing them to basically the 1% and are shocked at the difference?
Who said it wasn't entrepreneurship? Dudes getting saltier than a bag of Frito Lays...this is just a comparison, stop whining like a little girl. Rap fans are the most sensitive fans on the planet, one ounce of threat to the credibility of their fav artist and they ball up.

I guess you missed my post where I said we can all learn from Diddy & Hov?


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 5 years ago '11        #29
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you also have to factor in most of the elites have wealth passed down through family and been in business longer than rap itself been around
 5 years ago '06        #30
pa_general 134 heat pts134 OP
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 mrkush2 said:
you also have to factor in most of the elites have wealth passed down through family and been in business longer than rap itself been around
That's true...Master P turned a $10,000 into a $600 million empire in all but a few years!


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 5 years ago '11        #31
MakeItHappen456 42 heat pts42
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This is a stupid thread because whether your a hiphop elite or global elite you can have whatever you want.
 5 years ago '04        #32
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all i need is a few mill and im good but its always gonna be somebody who got more money than you and who is more powerful as far as influence goes
 5 years ago '05        #33
StateProperty88 34 heat pts34
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not surprising, actually expected
 05-28-2013, 06:53 AM         #34
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the global elite didn't start from the bottom
 5 years ago '06        #35
pa_general 134 heat pts134 OP
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the global elite didn't start from the bottom

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Some did...some didn't.

For rappers to come from the bottom & make their way on Forbes is a hell of an accomplishment.

This just shows how small the rap industry is.
 5 years ago '06        #36
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 KnicksLost said:
that's fooley...Rap is one form of entertainment in the industry but its being compared to multiple industries

Its kind of amazing that n*ggaz that just picked up a pen and wrote about there lives or other ppls lives could make that much money and venture into other industries
These guys yall comparing is bad comparison yall need to compare them to all the ppl in the pizza industry or all the tech guys


This...
 5 years ago '13        #37
JBStarLife 12 heat pts12
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Lol Jay Electronica wwon
 5 years ago '10        #38
Ant McQueen 17 heat pts17
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The average Fortune 500 CEO makes in a day what the average American makes in a year.
 5 years ago '11        #39
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 Yinz N Burgh said:
Not hating because 150 M's is great. But comparing to his fellow counter parts. How have you been running the rap game for the last 4-5 years and have the least money? Doesn't make sense. He really isn't that business savy.
It depends how you look at everything.

The rap game itself doesn't have much $ to extract considering the demographic it caters to is broke as fu*k. When I say much $, I'm comparing it to the other markets.

And, sometimes you make choices based on what you're comfortable with and what you have a passion for. If Birdman just cares about music mainly and some other tidbits a.ssociated with it, then his ceiling won't be as high as Diddy's or Jay's...not that there is anything wrong with that. Not about being business saavy, just about your interests really.
 5 years ago '04        #40
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 mrkush2 said:
you also have to factor in most of the elites have wealth passed down through family and been in business longer than rap itself been around
This is incorrect, over 80% of the billionaires currently in the world didn't inherit their wealth.

 rashcobar said:
So being a rapper is not being an entrepreneur ? Also rappers make far more than the average American remember? The fu*k are you talking about! How much do you make? You are comparing them to basically the 1% and are shocked at the difference?
In a way it is, but I wouldnt consider being a rapper the purest form of entrepreneurship, At the end of the day most of these rappers needed major labels to blow up and answer to other people and have bosses. They often dont even see the bigger part of the profit of their work, even when they branch out to non-music ventures. Even the ones who venture out and do big business still answer to other people. When you can be dropped by companies, have your album shelved, be told what to do artistically, and every dollar you make , makes another man $2, then I dont really know if you can call that a true entrepreneur. Why do you think these rappers or musicians period have been calling themselves slaves all these years ??

 YI-Drizzy said:
the global elite didn't start from the bottom
A good amount of them did though, at least half on that chart did
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