All The Record Labels Refused To Sign Him. Now He's A Billionaire. Jay-Z Teaches Us How To Live Bad.
All the record labels in town refused to sign him. So he went off to start his own record label and signed himself. This year, at age 50, Jay-Z is listed in Forbes’ annual worldwide list of billionaires with a net worth of 1 billion. Oh, and let’s not forget about his partner in crime, Queen Bey, who’s just as powerful and influential.
“We started selling our own CDs and we built our own buzz, then the record labels came back to us, but now we had a different negotiation.” This is a reminder that when people don’t accept you, jump to Plan B.. make them accept you. Jay-Z’s lesson on how to live bad.⠀