Forbes list – Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists 2013

1. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs ($580 million) – Bad Boy Records Founder and his deal with Diageo’s Ciroc.

2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter ($475 million) – Rocawear, Deal with Live Nation, Brooklyn Nets, investments in Bacardi’s D’usse Cognac, Barclays Center.

3. Andre “DR. DRE” Young ($350 million) – Beats by Dr. Dre, Owning 65% market share of the premium headphone market.

4. Bryan “Birdman” Williams ($150 million) – Cash Money Records. His roster includes Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne, YMCMB clothing line and GT Vodka.

5. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson ($100 million) –  Music, merchandise, video games and books. Get Rich or Die Tryin movie, VitaminWater, SMS Audio, SK Energy, 5-Hour Energy.


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