Diddy, JayZ & Dr Dre Top Forbes 2016 Hip-Hop Cash Kings !

Forbes has announced its annual ‘Hip-Hop Cash Kings’ list and Puff Daddy hits No. 1 for the second year in a row.

His worth you ask? Let’s break it down – Ciroc deal, Sean Combs raked in a whopping $62 million over the past year. Much of that came from non-music ventures, but he is currently touring with his Bad Boy family.

JayZ- His worth $53.5 million. He hasn’t released an album this year, but a good benefit comes from Roc Nation, TIDAL, Armand de Brignac champagne,  D’Ussé cognac and other dealings.

Dr. Dre hits No:3 with $41 million. He’s still getting cash from $3 billion Beats deal  and also earning money from the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton.

Drake falls out of the top 3 this year, for No. 4 with $38.5 million. Deals with Nike, Apple, and Sprite saved the day.

Wiz Khalifa pops up at No. 5 with $24 million and Nicki Minaj shows up at No. 6 with $20.5 million as the only woman in the top 10.

List below for 2016 hip-hop cash  KINGS !

1. Diddy – $62 million
2. Jay Z – $53.5 million
3. Dr. Dre – $41 million
4. Drake – $38.5 million
5. Wiz Khalifa – $24 million
6. Nicki Minaj – $20.5 million
7. Pitbull – $20 million
8. Pharrell Williams – $19.5 million
9. Kendrick Lamar – $18.5 million
10. Birdman – $18 million


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