Last week Forbes magazine reported that Jay-Z was hip-hop’s first billionaire. Wednesday the money magazine rounded of their top five and who would be next in line to reach that feat.
Coming in at No. 2 was Dr. Dre, who is worth nearly $800 million dollars.
Next on the list is Diddy sitting at $740 million, who Forbes actually predicts could become a billionaire faster than Dr. Dre, thanks to owning Ciroc.
The always competitive Kanye West and Drake rounded out the top 5 coming in at No. 4 and 5 respectively although Kanye edged Drake out by nearly $100M. West worth is slated $240 million while Drake reported worth in $150 million
When it comes to finances, Kanye West has Drake cornered, surpassing him on the Forbes list by nearly $100 million in this year’s Richest Rappers series.
Forbes determines this list based on financial documents, valuing major assets, and consulting with analysts, managers, attorneys and other industry insiders.