Forbes has recently released its annual list of the hip hip artists who have accumulated the most money, last year’s number one spot went to Dr. Dre. But this year, a hip hop artist has taken the top spot!
At number five is Cash Money Records head and rapper Birdman who is responsible for introducing the world to rappers like Lil Wayne and is worth a reported 150 million dollars. Taking the number 4 spot is G Unit founder and rapper 50 Cent raking in an estimated 155 million dollars. In the number three spot comes CEO of Roc A Fella records and husband to Beyonce, Jay Z who is worth 550 million dollars. Coming in second place, is last year’s number one, rapper and Beats by Dre creator, Dr Dre worth 700 million dollars.
Taking the top spot from Dr Dre this year is owner of Bad Boy Records, Diddy who is worth an estimated 735 million dollars!