Diddy Ranked Number One On Forbes’ Richest Hip-Hop Artist List For The Seventh Year In A Row

With only $200 million away from being a billionaire, it’s no surprise that Diddy’s topped Forbes’ richest hip-hop artist list for the seventh year in a row.

His endorsement deals with Diego’s Ciroc, alkaline water Aquahydrate and DeLeon tequila all contribute to his estimated $820 million net worth and his number one ranking. Diddy also founded Revolt digital cable TV network back in 2013.

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Last year, Diddy placed with top marks on Forbes’ highest paid celebrities ranking, with his yearly earnings estimated at $62 million, earning the rapper 22nd place.

Jay Z came a close second this year at $810 million, followed by Dr. Dre at $740 million, both with ties to major music streaming services. Jay Z with Tidal, which Forbes mentioned is worth 10 times more than what he paid for it in 2015 and Dre with Apple Music and Beats Electronics.

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Both Jay and Dre have continually swapped between second and third place for the last several years.

Canada’s own Drake placed fifth in 2017 with $90 million.

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