85-Year-Old Oil Tycoon Can't Stop Tweeting At Rappers About Money

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T. Boone Pickens, founder and chief executive officer of BP Capital LLC, speaks during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens said the U.S. is on a path to energy independence, without the federal help he wanted Congress to provide. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images | Bloomberg via Getty Images

T. Boone Pickens, the 85-year-old oil tycoon, was giddy to welcome Dr. Dre into the ridiculously rich people's club Friday, following the news that Apple is close to buying the hip-hop mogul's company Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.

It's worth pointing out that Dr. Dre, whose net worth was listed by Forbes as $550 million last week, was already a member of top 1 percent of earners. Nothing like some good hospitality, though.

Incidentally, this isn't the first time Pickens has tweeted at rappers about money: