Hip hop is an interesting artistic format in that we don’t just look at a rapper’s skills on the mic, but their skills in business. Rap represents the American dream for many disadvantaged youths from the hood to the trailer park, and it’s fair to say that a rapper’s wealth is a part of the package. Here are five rappers who have made a name for themselves financially as well as artistically:
We judge rappers not only by their artistic ability, but how they market themselves and run the business end of things, as well. Here are five of the most successful.