According to TMZ, Dr. Dre could be days away from being the first rapper turned BILLIONAIRE thanks to a mega-deal for Apple to snatch up his Beats Electronics brand. Apple will reportedly buy Beats for a whopping $3.2 BILLION and since Dre and Interscope honcho Jimmy Iovine created the brand it's a safe bet they will walk away with a huge chunk of that cash. Dre
and Jimmy created the brand back in 2008 with headphones but now
they're also making bank off speakers, car audio systems, and a
streaming service. The deal could close next week and would be Apple's biggest acquisition ever. Dre
came in #2 on Forbes' most recent list of hip hop's wealthiest artists
-- with a net worth of $550 million while Diddy was #1 at $700
Sidebar: Who ever thought Hip Hop would make it this far?! Dr. Dre did. Congrats. How awesome!