He definitely proved from day one that he was not only gangsta rapper, but a business man. Coming in at # 5 is 50 Cent with a net worth of $110 Million.
CEO of Cash Money, Birdman comes in at # 4. He proves that the block can still be hot and it can all be legit paper. He is worth a whopping 125 Million.
Producer/rapper Dr. Dre made the deal of a lifetime when he sold 51 percent of Beats By Dre to HTC for a whopping $300 million. Coming in at # 3 is Dr. Dre with a net worth of $260 Million.
Throw your diamonds in the sky…literally with the # 2 Hip Hop Artist on the Forbes 5 list… Jay – Z. Roc Nation CEO/Founder Jay-Z and his $150 Million deal with Live Nation & part ownership of NBA team NJ Nets Jay-Z clocks in with $460 million in overall wealth.
Sean “Diddy” Combs has been in the industry for almost two decades. With investment deals including Ciroc Vodka and cable network Revolt, Diddy tops the list with half a billi in wealth. $550 Million!!!!