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YouTube video claims to reveal how Eminem spent $250 Million

Published: 3/Feb/2020 13:36 Updated: 3/Feb/2020 14:59

by Matt Porter

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Marshall ‘Eminem’ Mathers is one of the most iconic musicians of the last three decades, and YouTuber TheRichest has reported how the rapper from Detroit has spent $250 million over the span of his career in their latest video.

Eminem first started to produce music in the late 1980s, but it wasn’t until the release of ‘The Slim Shady LP’ in 1997 that catapulted him to worldwide stardom, becoming the best selling artist in the United States during the 2000s, winning 15 Grammy Awards, and having a legacy as one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time.

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With such incredible success comes financial gain too, with the American believed to earn around $20 million a year from royalties, album sales, endorsements, and more. Now, YouTuber TheRichest, who breaks down the lavish lifestyle of the rich and famous, has claimed to reveal how the 47-year-old has spent a whopping $250 million dollars on houses, cars, collectibles, and more.

Eminem rapping at Lollapalooza.
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Eminem is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 21st century.

According to TheRichest, two of the rapper’s biggest outlays have been on properties, buying two luxury mansions in Michigan for a combined total of $6.25 million – a far cry from the tiny homes he lived in during his childhood in Detroit City. The rapper also loves his jewelry, and although he’s often spotted wearing G-Shock watches worth $100, he did splash $7000 on a Rolex Datejust, although he doesn’t wear it often due to a fear of it getting damaged, as well as a Perpetual Calendar Skeleton timepiece worth $120,000.

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On top of that, Slim Shady has often been spotted wearing a diamond-encrusted pendant in the shape of the AA logo, estimated to be worth another $100,000, while in 2003 the rapper gave a fan in London a crucifix necklace he was wearing around his neck, which he claims cost him an eye-watering $450,000. His car collection is nothing to sniff at either, with a rare Porsche Carrera GT which sold for $450,000 on release, a 911-GTR 3S at $200,000, and an Aston Martin Vanquish at $150,000.

Some of his most surprising outlays come in the form of arcade games and comic books. The rapper is believed to have spent around $16,000 on retro arcade machines like Donkey Kong and Space Invaders, while also owns legendary Spiderman editions worth over $450,000, a crazy price for a comic book about a teenager who can climb walls.

On top of all that, Eminem owns and operates his own record company, with estimates stating it costs $1 million to start up a business of that size, not including operational costs going forward, and also owns a private jet, which can set you back between $3 to $90 million depending on size, age, and quality.

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The rapper has also sent daughter Hailie to Columbia University, and with three daughters, it’s estimated he will spend at least $360,000 on their higher education alone.

The YouTube channel also discusses the on-going costs of his lifestyle, all while maintaining his private jet which to be stored somewhere and maintained by experts, along with the costs of running Shady Records, including staff and the cost of signing acts to the brand. Of course, these numbers don’t all add up to the massive $250 million TheRicher claim he’s spent, but likely go a long way towards the significant amount of money.

Of course, when you’re Eminem, income isn’t a major issue like it is for most, but it’s fascinating to see some of the interesting hobbies the rapper has picked up along the years, some of which fans may not have expected.

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Future reveals insane custom Chevrolet truck

Published: 7/Oct/2020 16:00

by Kieran Bicknell

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Rapper Future has had an incredible career spanning over several decades. In that time, he’s risen through the ranks to become a household name in the rap/hip-hop genres. Now, he’s revealed the latest addition to his garage in the form of this crazy one-off Chevrolet Blazer.

Future – real name Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn – is an American rap artist from Atlanta, Georgia. In his time as a musician, he has amassed a number of awards and released several critically-acclaimed albums and tracks.

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With a car collection including Lamborghinis, Rolls-Royces, and Bentleys, he has now revealed his latest addition.

Standing out from his collection of ‘typical’ exotic cars, Future has now taken delivery of his custom-commissioned Chevrolet K5 Blazer truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

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Future Custom K5 Blazer
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Future commissioned the custom truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

Future’s new Ringbrothers Chevy K5 Blazer

This fully-restored, one-off build looks absolutely incredible and will stand out among Future’s other ‘stock’ cars. Finished in British Racing Green, this is a color that was not available from factory, and was used only for his personal build.

The exterior has been left mostly stock other than the color change, but the front headlights have been upgraded to LED units. Not only have the headlights been changed, but also the wheels – the stock items being replaced by a set of 18″ gold HRE wheels.

Inside, the car has been completely re-trimmed in brown leather, with a number of embossed logos throughout. The factory analog dials have been refreshed, but a 10″ touchscreen has been fitted to the dash. This is coupled to an uprated JL audio system – a key upgrade for a musician such as Future.

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Future unveiled the truck on his Instagram:

Underneath the hood is the biggest upgrade to the car – a complete engine and transmission swap. The stock motor has been ditched for a 6.2l LS3 V8, coupled to an uprated GM automatic transmission. With 430hp on tap, Future will have plenty of fun driving this custom truck around.

RingBrothers co-owner Mike Ring is justifiably proud of the result: “We’re humbled that people continue to come to us for special projects like this.”

“We realize that our customers could get a new Ferrari or Lamborghini but choose us instead. It’s an honor we don’t take lightly, so we put our heart into each project. We’re glad Future appreciates that.”

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