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Forbes Top Five: 2013 Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists!!

Filed under : Entertainment

This Forbes list of the 2013 top five wealthiest Hip Hop artists appears in the April 15, 2013 issue of Forbes

Based on a tally of their business holdings, records sales, endorsements, and other factors, their total net-worth is close to USD $2 billion. The top five are:

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

Watch Forbes’ Zack O’Malley Greenburg talk about the hip hop movers & shakers:

Would be nice to see a similar list for women!

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