Guess Which Rappers’ Earning Power Matches Their Lyrical Claims

Jay-Z is a man of his business but won’t hesitate calling out the phonies. Businessweek took some cues from the music mogul’s mini-song “Versus” and followed up on a few hip-hop artists who might be making false money claims. The Bloomberg site charted the earning power of big-name rap stars, separating the cocky from the humble by matching up their song lyrics to their actual networth.

Find out if Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross’ rhymes stand up to what’s really in their bank account here. –Alley Olivier

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