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According to an analysis of Crunchbase data, Hip hop artistes are way ahead of rock stars when it comes to making tech investments.


There are more than a dozen hip hop and pop stars in the Crunchbase dataset who have invested in startups but based on consistency and depth enmeshed in the tech scene, there are about six investors.

Rock stars, by contrast, weren’t prolific investors, except for the likes of U2’s Bono, a co-founder of media and technology investment firm Elevation Partners.

Meet the top 6 Hip Hop and pop investors:

Snoop Dogg




John Legend

Jay Z

Written by Clement Oluwasegun

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