Diddy & Jay Z Sit Atop Forbes’ Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists For 2017

Forbes has rolled out it’s annual list of the wealthiest hip-hop artists for 2017. It should come as no surprise that Diddy, once again sits at the top with a net worth of $820 million.

Next up is Jay Z, who is worth $810 million, followed closely by Dr. Dre, sitting on an $740 million fortune.

Methodology via ForbesIn order to complete the Forbes Five list, we follow the same procedures used to calculate our list of the world’s billionaires: looking at past earnings, valuing current holdings, leafing through financial documents and talking to analysts, attorneys, managers, other industry players and even some of the moguls themselves to find the details.

The top five:

1. Diddy – $820 million

2. Jay Z – $810 million

3. Dr. Dre – $740 million

4. Birdman – $110 million

5. Drake – $90 million

source: thisis50.com

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