From Music to Merchandise

This rapper has pivoted from putting on live shows to selling T-shirts and tote bags.

Photo of rapper turned clothier Jewel.
(Image credit: Photo by Marisa Guzmán-Aloia)

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Who: Jewel, age 28 What: Rapper and cofounder of Good News Threads, a T-shirt company Where: Washington, D.C.

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Emma Patch
Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Emma Patch joined Kiplinger in 2020. She previously interned for Kiplinger's Retirement Report and before that, for a boutique investment firm in New York City. She served as editor-at-large and features editor for Middlebury College's student newspaper, The Campus. She specializes in travel, student debt and a number of other personal finance topics. Born in London, Emma grew up in Connecticut and now lives in Washington, D.C.