Diddy Ranked #1 In Forbes Richest Hip-Hop Kings List

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As always, orbes released it’s list of the Top 5 Richest Hip Hop kings and surprisingly, Diddy beat Dr Dre to the top spot.

Dr Dre last year sold his Beats By Dre Company to Apple in 3 billion dollar deal so you would expect that he’s the richest.

Surprisingly, Dre is not the richest man in hip-hop; that honor goes to Diddy, who clocks in at $735 million.

The news may come as a surprise to many, but while Dre’s wealth ($700m) derived from a single jackpot idea, Diddy’s is the product of his interests in a slew of companies, a handful of which could one day give him a Beats-esque exit.” Forbes write.

See the Top 5 below: –

1. Diddy – $735million

2. Dr. Dre – $700million

3. Jay Z – $550million

4. 50 Cent – $155million

5. Birdman – $150million

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