Rappers Who Invested in Startups and Made Big Bucks

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If it don't make dollars, it don't make sense.

Rappers are some of the most successful celebrities in the music industry. They are super successful in their craft which gains them millions on millions. From the cars to the clothes to the jewelry, rappers are known to show off what their worth. But they are also smart. Rappers who want their legacy to go beyond a hit song or ten usually invests their millions into a product or brand.

A number of them have showed their interests in startup companies, giving their expertise to build them from the bottom up. Companies like Tidal and brands like AQUAhydrate wouldn’t be so popular if we didn’t have celebs like Jay and Diddy backing them. Here are more rappers who have brilliantly taken their millions and put them to good use.

Mark Wahlberg and Sean Combs pose onstage while hosting a press conference to announce their newest venture, Water Brand AQUAhydrate on February 27, 2013 in West Hollywood, California

Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for AQUAhydrate

These hip-hoppers invested in startups and made bank