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From Reasonable Doubts to being one of the wealthiest men in the entertainment industry…Jay-Z has been an inspiration to hip hop.
He founded the clothing retailer Rocawear and in 2003, he founded the sports bar chain 40/40 Club. Both businesses have grown to become multi-million-dollar corporations, and with over 50 million albums and 75 million singles sold worldwide. He has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards, the most by a rapper allowed Jay-Z to fund the start-up for the entertainment company Roc Nation. In 2015, he acquired the tech company Aspiro and took charge of their media streaming service Tidal. In June 2019, Jay-Z officially became the first hip hop billionaire making him the fifth-wealthiest African American and the wealthiest American musician…and he’s also married to entertainer Beyonce. It’s safe to say this Brooklyn born MC knows the formula. Here are JAY-Z’s 10 Rules for success!

1. Be the best
2. Make your own success
3. Take a chance
4. Have confidence
5. Learn from your failures
6. Avoid engaging egos
7. Advance yourself
8. Create with meaning
9. Have great friends around you
10. Have fun