Pardon their backs. With a combined total of $78 million from May 2011 to May 2012, Bey ($40 million) and Jay ($38 million) tops the Forbes list as the highest paid celebrity couple. The Carters take the throne from last year’s highest paid couple Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady with Will and Jada Smith trailing not too far behind.
It’s deja vu all over again. Coming in at number one on Forbes richest hip-hop artist list is baddest boy of ’em all, Sean “Diddy” Combs. The publication estimates Diddy net worth at $550 million. Rounding out the top three are Jay-Z and Dr. Dre. 1. Sean
Iron Solomon is no stranger to the battle scene. And recently, he pulled up a chair with Forbes’ Zack O’Malley Greenburg to discuss the business side of the circuit. Sidebar: ShowOff Radio Freestyle
While at the CES convention in Las Vegas last week, Forbes caught up with LL Cool J. After plugging his musical venture, boomdizzle, he addressed his gripe with the music business. From Todd’s perspective, radio is mostly to blame. Somethings, we just can’t live without. 57ave
Mac’s back and this time, he chopped it up with the suits over at Forbes. He spoke on his independent hustle and overall success. Mr. Miller is featured in the magazine’s 30 Under 30 Music feature. al
photo: arthur pitt Mac Miller ran into Forbes editor-in-chief, Steve Forbes, in the lobby of the magazine’s building. In a few weeks, the rapper will make his debut in the publication. boxden
While 2 Chainz was in New York, he stopped by the Forbes offices. He spoke on his song “Forbes Muzik”, hip-hop’s first billionaire, and making the Forbes list in two years.