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5 Richest Rappers/Hip Hop Stars in the World
« on: May 13, 2017, 02:56 PM »
Forbes releasing analysis as at 10th May 2017 has come out with its annual list of the wealthiest hip hop performers on earth. It should come as no surprise that there are some truly staggering net worths.
The one unknown is who will be the first hip hop star to hit $1 billion. Jay Z and Diddy are in a tight race. Who do you think will make it there first?
 (All figures in U.S. dollars)




NO 1
Stage Name: Diddy
Real Name: Sean John Combs
Born: November 4, 1969 in Harlem New York
Age: 47
Awards: Three Grammy Award and Two MTV Video Music Awards
Kids: 6 Children
Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Song writer, Entrepreneur
Chairman and CEO Combs Enterprise
Labels: Bad boy, Interscope, Uptown
Net worth: $820 Million
Songs: Over 25





NO. 2
Stage Name: Jay Z
Real Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Born: December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn New York City USA
Age: 47
Awards: Three American Music Awards, 2 Billboard Music Award, 21 Grammy Awards AND several nominations and other awards.
Marital Status: Married to Beyoncé (Singer and Song Writer) in 2008
Kids: 1 (Blue Ivy Carter)
Occupation: Rapper and Businessman
Labels: Roc-A-fella, Def Jam, Roc Nation
Website:Lifeandtimes
Net worth: $810 Million
Songs: Over 28



NO 3
Stage Name: Dr. Dre
Real Name: Andre Romelle Young
Born: February 18, 1969 in Compton, California USA
Age: 52
Awards: 6 Grammy Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 1 BET Hip Hop Award and several nominations
Marital Status: Married to Nicole Young in 1996
Kids: 7
Occupation: Rapper, Producer, Song writer and Entrepreneur
Founder and current CEO Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics
Labels: Kru-Cut, Death row, Interscope, Aftermath, Priority, Ruthless, Entertainment
Websites: Dr.Dre Official website, www.beatsbydrdre.com
Net worth: $740 Million
Songs: Over 30



NO. 4
Stage Name: Birdman
Real Name: Bryan Williams
Born: February 15, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Age: 48
Other Ventures: Clothing line and Oil Business
Kids: 3
Occupation: Rapper, Record Producer, Entrepreneur
Co-founder and Public face of Cash Money Records
Labels: Cash money, Republic, Universal Republic
Websites: Birdman Website
Net worth: $110 Million
Songs: Over 30



NO 5
Stage Name: Drake
Real Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Born: October 24, 1986 in Toronto Ontario Canada
Age: 30
Awards: 3 Grammy Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards among several nominations
Instrument: Vocals
Occupation: Rapper, Actor, Singer, Record Producer
Labels: OVO Sound, Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Motown, Republic and Aspire
Websites: Drake Official Website
Net worth: $90 Million
Songs: Over 30


 

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