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Forbes: The Top 5 Richest in Hip Hop


As always it’s the usual suspects when it comes to who’s really making money in this here thing we call Hip Hop. The list has not changed much since last year, 50 Cent is still holding down the number 5 spot. Jay-Z is at number 2 for the second year in a row and of course Diddy is above the completion crossing that half billion dollar mark.

  1. Sean “Diddy” Combs ($580 million)
  2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter ($475 million)
  3. Andre “Dr. Dre” Young ($350 million)
  4. Bryan “Birdman” Williams ($150 million)
  5. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson ($125 million)