03/27: Forbes: Diddy is Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artist for Second Straight Year
Forbes has updated their The Forbes Five
list of the 5 wealthiest artists in hip-hop. It is a list they debuted last year
with Diddy at #1, possessing an estimated wealth of $550 million.
On this year's edition, his estimated wealth has grown by $30 million to $580 million. According to Zack O'Malley Greenburg
it is once again his stake in Ciroc that is paying the most dividends. The same 5 artists make up the top 5 in the exact same number, even though the amounts have remained the same. Here is the full list:
1. Sean "Diddy" Combs, $580 million (up from $550 million)
2. Shawn "Jay-Z" Cartner, $475 million (up from $460 million)
3. Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, $350 million (up from $260 million)
4. Bryan "Birdman" Williams, $150 million (up from $125 million)
5. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, $125 million (up from $110 million)
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