Diddy was named Forbes Wealthiest Hip Hop Artist for 2017 bringing in an estimated $820 million. He can thank his Ciroc deal with with Diageo as a major part of his staying on top of the list for yet another year. Jay-Z follows coming in second on the list with an estimated earning of $810 million thanks to his lucrative $200 million deal with Sprint.
Dr. Dre is in third place after his sale of Beats to Apple for $3 billion. Birdman comes in 4th earning $110 million followed by Drake with $90 million.
Forbes’ Top 5 Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists (2017):
1. Diddy – $820 million
2. JAY Z – $810 million
3. Dr. Dre – $740 million
4. Birdman – $110 million
5. Drake – $90 million