Money, Power, Respek: The “Forbes Five” Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist List Proves Who Really Has The Juice

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Forbes Releases The Five Wealthiest Rappers In Hip-Hop List

The sometimes-shady folks at Forbes have released their “Forbes Five” list for 2016 which ranks the 5 wealthiest hip-hop artists of the moment.

With music streaming becoming more and more prominent, there is big money out there for rappers who put themselves in position to take advantage of being at the center of the digital revolution.

There are clearly some familiar faces on this list but how much they’re actually worth may surprise you.

Flip the page to see who made the list.

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5. Drake

$60 million


4. Birdman

$110 million

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3.Jay Z

$610 million

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2. Dr. Dre

$710 million


1. Diddy

$750 million

Flip it one last time to see who got booted off the list and probably won’t be returning for a while…

50 cent

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Curtis had to file bankruptcy this past year after a lawsuit with Rick Ross left him with a debt that he either couldn’t, or was unwilling to pay.

He won’t be around next year, his debt’s too severe, he won’t be kickin’ flava in ya ear.

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