Surprisingly Awesome Financial Advice From Hip-Hop Stars

Money, babes, cars, and mansions – these are all the sorts of things we hear when we turn on our favorite rap radio station. It’s no secret that rappers love to flex about their successes (it pretty much defines the genre), but hidden behind that six-car garage and enormous, walk-in sneaker closet are the brilliant businessmen who hustled to make millions off their art. That’s no easy feat, and it shouldn’t be surprising that most of our favorite rap artists know a thing or two about personal finances.

Whether it’s hidden in a Jay-Z lyric or blasted out over social media, these rap moguls give us awesome financial advice.

“Call me doberman, ’cause I’m a pincher of pennies.” – Common

“Call me doberman, ’cause I’m a pincher of pennies.” – Common

Saving money is always a good thing. Just because you’ve got a ton of money, doesn’t mean you should wildly spend it all. Nothing says future financial success like fiscal responsibility.