The giant media company Forbes, known for it’s “Wealth lists“, recently announced the Top 5 Richest Hip-Hop Artists For 2017. The Top-5 hasn’t changed that much compared to the last year’s list and Diddy, to no surprise, retains the number one position in that list for the 2nd time back. Diddy secures #1 position all thanks to his investments in Ciroc Vodka, Revolt TV, his recent “Bad Boy Family Reunion” tour and much more.
The list is as follows (the amount shown is in the US Dollars with an estimation of total wealth)
1. P. Diddy (820 million)
2. Jay-Z (810 million)
3. Dr Dre (740 million)
4. Birdman (110 million)
5. Drake (90 million)
Birdman and Drake have some catching up to do as they are miles away from being in the top three. With Drake’s tour money coming, Apple, Nike and Sprite deals, More Life playlist and Views, Drake was meant to make it to this list this year. On the other hand, Dr Dre sits comfortable mainly because of the “Beats By Dre” deal. P.Diddy celebrated his and Jay-Z’s position by upload a classy picture on his social media with the hashtag #BlackExcellence.
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