Drake Makes Forbes’ List of 5 Richest Hip Hop Artist

Drake Makes Forbes’ List of 5 Richest Hip Hop Artist 

Posted: 1:16 pm Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

By nigelsealy

Every year Forbes releases a list of the top 5 hip-hop wealthiest hip hop artist of the year.

There wasn’t much of change compared to last year list. Jay Z and Diddy are close to becoming the rap’s first billionaire.

According to Forbes:

“In 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 5 are below:

  1. Diddy ($820 million)
  2. Jay Z ($810 million)
  3. Dr. Dre ( $740 million)
  4. Birdman ($110 million)
  5. Drake  ($90 million)