Diddy is 2017’s Richest Rapper, His Net Worth is Massive

By Abby Hassler

Who topped this year’s Forbes Five list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists? Diddy blew away most his competitors, ranking in at a net worth of around $820 million.

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His deal with Ciroc vodka, along with his investment in Revolt network and overall presence in the music industry has boosted his vast fortune. Despite Diddy’s number one spot, Jay Z is growing steadily closer to overtaking him at $810 million.

According to the article, Jay Z’s own wealth has jumped up 30 percent this past year. Sprint recently invested $200 million in the rapper’s Tidal music-streaming service, bringing its valuation up to $600 million.

The other three top-five slots were held by Dr. Dre at $740 million, Birdman at $110 million and Drake with $90 million.

 

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