Poor Money Management

Becoming a rapper often comes with a kit that includes expensive jewelry, a nice fleet of cars, big spending nights in the strip club, continuous alcohol and marijuana consumption, a needy entourage and purchasing a mansion.

Compulsive spending can be a rapper’s worst foe. Years of keeping up with the cliché rap lifestyle can cause a financial disaster.

A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents music, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.