I'm a Boss: Artists-Turned-Executives

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  • J. Cole
  • Drake
  • Jeezy
  • Ne-Yo
  • Dr. Dre
  • Rick Ross
  • 50 Cent
  • T.I.
  • Eminem
  • Jay Z
  • Birdman
  • Lil Wayne
  • Master P
  • Kanye West

I'm a Boss: Artists-Turned-Executives

J. Cole's 29th birthday was like: get surprised by Jay Z, who gave him his original Roc chain on stage at Cole's headlining concert at Madison Square Gardens, plus drop a new mixtape, Revenge of the Dreamers, and announce that his label, Dreamville Records, has signed a new distrubtion deal with Interscope. Man, only a rapper can unwrap a gift like that. But Grown Simba isn't the first musician to go from behind the mic to behind the desk. Read on to check out other artists-turned-executives.

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