Forbes magazine has just released their list of wealthiest Hip Hop artists. There aren’t many surprises on this list this year as it is filled with the usual cash kings, but some of them have actually shifted positions.
Jay-Z’s net worth was giving a boost this year thanks to Sprint investing $200 million in his Tidal streaming service. The 30 percent increase in Mr. Carter’s income put his worth at about $810 million. He continues to make money from his companies Roc Nation and his partnership with champagne brand Armand de Brignac (Ace of Spades). Jay actually surpassed Dr. Dre who came in the third spot with $740 million.
The king of Hip Hop cash is none other than P. Diddy. Puff’s net worth is valued at over $820 million thanks to his deals with Revolt, Ciroc, DeLeon tequila, and more.
Cash Money Records founder Birdman comes in at the fourth spot with $110 million and Drake comes in at the number five slot with $90 million.