Forbes releases it's annual "Forbes Five" hip hop list.
Forbes has released its annual list of the five wealthiest hip hop artists on the planet. The top 5 artists haven't changed from last year's list, though Jay Z has supplanted Dr. Dre in the #2 spot. Diddy and Hov are neck and neck in the race for rap's first billionaire.
Forbes explained their methodology:
"In order to complete the Forbes Five list, we follow the same procedures used to calculate our list of the world’s billionaires: looking at past earnings, valuing current holdings, leafing through financial documents and talking to analysts, attorneys, managers, other industry players and even some of the moguls themselves to find the details."
Check out the top 5 below.
1. Diddy ($820 million)
2. Jay Z ($810 million)
3. Dr. Dre ($740 million)
4. Birdman ($110 million)
5. Drake ($90 million)