Rihanna is a billionaire — at least on paper, according to Forbes. That would make her the wealthiest female musician and second-richest female entertainer in the world, next to Oprah.
Considering that she hasn’t made any music or toured for years, that might seem surprising — but the truth is, she’s made so much bank precisely because she’s stepped away from music to sell beauty products and lingerie. That’s what Eric Alper and I are chin-wagging about in today’s Sonic Reducers segment. Join us as we celebrate Ri-Ri‘s really really good fortune, debate what being a billionaire really means these days, and ponder where the hell we went wrong. Sonic Reducers. One topic. Two music nerds. Five minutes. Everything you need to know.