NEW YORK, New York — Sean “Diddy” Combs outhustled his competitors as he landed atop Forbes Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artist list once again.
The Revolt TV Chairman, pulled in $130 million this past year. His investment portfolio includes Ciroc Vodka, DeLeón Tequila, AQUAhydrate water, the Bad Boy Entertainment, and Sean Jean.
“I’ve always understood that if I give the customers my best and service them differently, whether music, clothing or vodka, I’ll get a return on my hard work,” he recently told Forbes.
Drake comes in second with $94 million. He earns money from his endorsement deals with Apple, Sprite, and Nike along with his Boy Meets World Tour.
Jay-Z rounded out the top spots coming in at No. 3 with $42 million.
FORBES’ HIGHEST-PAID HIP-HOP ARTISTS
4. Dr. Dre
5. Chance the Rapper
6. Kendrick Lamar
7. Wiz Khalifa
9. DJ Khaled
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post