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Everyone thinks Dr. Dre is hip-hop’s first billionaire, and while he was for a long time the closest to reach that milestone, it looks like Jay Z is going to be the one. He recently struck a huge deal with Live Nation that will put him over the edge.

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Hov is quietly just getting paid left and right. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from the Hip-Hop Spot on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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