Forbes Releases “Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists 2014″

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As Diddy likes to say in some of his songs, “Take that”. Puff Daddy landed the number on spot on the list of “The Forbes Five: Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists 2014,” which was released today (April 16).

According to the article, Sean Combs worth comes in at $700 million.”His newly-launched REVOLT TV provides him with a majority equity stake that could one day make him Hip Hop’s first billionaire,” the story says.

Dr. Dre came in in number 2 with a worth of   $550 million thanks primarily to Beats by Dre, the headphone company which he co-founded with Jimmy Iovine in 2008.

Jay-Z landed the number 3 slot at $520 million.

Taking the number 4 and 5 position were Birdman and 50 Cent respectively. Birdman has $160 million due to his 50 percent stake in Cash Money Records and 50 earned  a reported $100 million largely from VitaminWater..

1. Diddy – $700 Million
2. Dr. Dre – $550 Million
3. Jay-Z – $520 Million
4. Birdman – $160 Million
5. 50 Cent – $140 Million

 

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