The Forbes 2015 hip hop cash kings list is here and there has for sure been a surprise to the addition. Last year Dr. Dre took the crown by far with a total earning of $620 million. But this year Ciroc Hussein king Diddy takes the number one spot with a net worth of $60million. Even though he is in studio cooking up some new heat, most of his earnings are from his other business endeavors: TV network Revolt, clothing line Sean John, alkaline water brand Aquahydrate and Ciroc vodka, which puts him as on the number 1 spot. Diddy is still one of hip hop’s biggest mogul’s after over 20 years in the game.
Coming in second place right behind Diddy is Jay-Z with a $56million net worth. Over the past year, Jay has been on tour with King *B performing 22 shows, and his label Roc Nation and Armand de Brignac champagne. Knocking out Dr Dre from the top 3 list is none other than Drake coming in with a net worth of $35.5million. Drizzy scooped most of his money being on the road promoting is platinum selling mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.
Last year’s champ Dr Dre comes in fourth place this Dr. Dre coming in at $33 million for still reaping the Apple music deal royalties. And his earnings from Straight Outta Compton will only reflect in the coming year.
Here is a full list of this year’s hip hop cash kings: