Jay-Z and Kanye West have been close friends for over 15 years, and their interest in business has grown and changed during that time. They have become major players in the music industry, but they also have had success in fashion, fashion design, and film production. They own various companies and have a combined net worth of over 1 billion dollars. Both artists are urban culture and fashion icons and have used their influence to spread their message of success in business and life. Their business interests are constantly evolving and they are continually finding new opportunities within the entrepreneurial world.