Yo Gotti Enrolls In College Following Jay-Z’s Advice

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Yo Gotti’s higher-level education was first inspired by Jay-Z. He was attentive to the words of the veteran rapper. Now, Gotti is grateful for having that conversation with HOV.

Yo Gotti Got Advice From Jay-Z To Improve His Education

Yo Gotti told Forbes he considered getting an education after conversing with Jay-Z. In December, he took the bold step of enrolling in UCLA. As a student of Anderson School of Management, Yo has noticed that it is important to become grounded.

“I may want to buy a company or acquire another com­pany,” he said. “So I’m making sure I’m supertight—and understand the language and the verbiage myself other than listening to financial experts,” he shared.

The rapper, a big part of the CMG Music Group, has earned so much profit for the record label and himself. Additionally, Yo Gotti has shares in the MLS team, D.C. United. These investments led him to believe he wouldn’t need to work so much again.

In his interview with Forbes, he said:

“If I never wrote another rap again, I’m financially straight. My whole career, I was setting up for that.”

Apart from education advice, interestingly, Jay Z, a music executive and businessman himself, gave the nod to Yo Gotti’s business acumen. The rapper, who has a net worth of over $100 million following his investments, received praises from the Roc Nation boss, who said:

“In every move [Gotti] makes, breaking the mold of the old-guard definition of an executive.”

Apparently, Jay-Z is now famous for his words of wisdom. Like Yo Gotti’s education testimony, another rapper, DDG, had something similar to share. Following his encounter with Jay-Z, the music legend challenged DDG to serve his audience exactly what they wanted. According to DDG:

“He gave me like an analogy. He was like, ‘If people go to a Chinese restaurant, they expecting Chinese food.’ So, give the people what they came for.”

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