Diddy Tops Forbes List Of Richest Rappers


DiddySean “Diddy” has been named Forbes’ world’s highest paid rappers in the 2015 “Hip Hop Cash Kings” tally, which also has Jay Z and Drake. Diddy, 45,  made an estimated $60 million between June 2014 and June 2015, from his non- music related investments, including TV network Revolt and Ciroc Vodka. On Jay Z, Forbes said he owns $56 million from a list of his investments, including music, sports and lifestyle. It adds that the rapper’s revenue was boosted by 22 shows he made with his singer wife, Beyonce. Canadian rapper, Drake, 28,  is third on the least, with $39.5 million and the bulk of which came from touring, as well as high profile endorsements from Sprite and Nike and his Apple collabo.

Nicki Minaj was the only woman to crack into the top ten of the highest paid hip hop acts, coming in at No. 9 with $21 million from touring and endorsements.

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1.Diddy- $60m

2.Jay Z- $56m

3.Drake- $39.5m

4 Dr. Dre-$33m

5 Pharrell- $32m

6.Eminem- $31m

7 Kanye West- $22m

8 Wiz Khalifa- $21.5m

9 Nicki Minaj- $21m

10 Birdman- $18m

11 Pitbull- $17m

12 Lil Wayne- $15m

13-Kendrick Lamar- $12m

14 J Cole- $11m

15 Snoop Dogg- $10m

16  Rick Ross- $9m

17- Tech N9ne- $8.5m

18 Ludacris- $8m

19-T.I.- $6m

20-Macklemore & Ryan Lewis- $5.5m

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