Jay Z Is Buying Aspiro for How Much?

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 10:55 AM PST, January 31, 2015
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Jay Z is making a big investment.

The hip-hop mogul is putting money into a music streaming service. According to Reuters, he is purchasing the Scandinavian music streaming company, Aspiro, for a reported $56 million.

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Aspiro's subscription service is called WiMP and is "a premium music streaming service with HiFi quality audio and the first and only multimedia service with integrated editorial, magazine and video." The service also provides daily recommendations and assorted playlists.

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While $56 million may seem like a big sum, Forbes  estimated that the 45-year-old's net worth last year was a reported $520 million. He was a part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, is a co-owner of the 40/40 Club chain, and has made a number of financial investments into small ventures. 

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