Diddy is HipHop’s Richest Artiste

Shawn "Diddy"  Combs is HipHop's Richest

Shawn “Diddy” Combs is HipHop’s Richest

Sean combs has once again been named the richest Hip Hop star by Forbes Magazine. Diddy is ranked no .1 on the magazine’s list with the estimates of $580 from non-musical ventures.

Jayz with his wife Beyonce  together they are the world's first  Black Billionaire Couple
Jayz with his wife Beyonce together they are the world’s first Black Billionaire Couple

He is followed by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter  with a net worth of $475 million. JAY Z’s  wealth  came from  the $204 million sale of Roca wear in 2007, $150 million deal with Live Nation, plus stakes in Roc Nation, among other ventures.

Dr Dre With his Beats by Dre Headphones
Dr Dre With his Beats by Dre Headphones

Andre “Dr. Dre” Young still ranks third with $350 million, up $80 million from last year.

Birdman the YMCMB Boss
Birdman the YMCMB Boss

Bryan “Birdman” Williams rules the No. 4 spot with $150 million from his Cash Money/Young Money empire (which includes superstars Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne), YMCMB clothing line, and GT Vodka.

50 CENT the G-unit Boss takes No 5
50 CENT the G-unit Boss takes No 5

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson rounds out the top 5 with $125 million.  He is still reaping rewards from selling his stake in Vitamin Water to Coca-Cola in 2007.

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