“I want to be a billionaire, so freaking bad!” Bruno Mars said it best, Diddy reached hard, Dr. Dre crossed the finish line first.
News surfaced on Friday morning that Apple is going to purchase Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion dollars, a deal which will make Dr. Dre hip hop’s first billionaire.
Diddy, who according to Forbes said was on track to becoming rap’s first billionaire, took to Instagram to applaud the rapper for his hard work and efforts.
“This is BIG! This is Historical! If anyone deserves it, it’s you! Congratulations Dr. Dre! #fromthesoontobe#DrCombs#wemadeit#proudofyou#thebarhasbeenrsised#motivated#timetogotowork,” Diddy wrote.
Dre confirmed the news in a YouTube video posted online, saying:
“The first Billionaire in hip hop right here from the mutha f*cking West Coast. Believe me.”