Forbes has released their 2017 edition of five wealthiest Hip-Hop artist. With Diddy topping the list again, all thanks to his lucrative Ciroc Vodka deal with Diageo, his estimated fortune of $820 million.
Jay Z takes the #2 spot with an estimate fortune of $810 million. Mr Carter’s Hov’s champagne brand, Armand de Brignac has been doing well alongside his entertainment company Roc Nation in both music and sports departments. Not forgetting his earning jumped nearly 30% in the past year after a $200 million investments from Sprint, early this year.
Dr Dre cracks up the top three again with a fortune of $740 million, owing to the benefits from his much talked about Beats sale to Apple for $3 billion.
Cash Money also known as Birdman hits the #4 spot with an estimated fortune of $110 Million while Drake his artist takes the fifth spot, Drakes last two projects ‘Views’ and ‘More Life’ and his deals with Apple, Nike and Sprite have done extremely well thus keeping the money flow going, he has an estimated fortune of $90 million.