Posted on 21 June 2013.
The list here though contains the names of world’s richest rappers but they are also among those and hit the list of rappers which are very much liked by people. People are simply crazy about their albums. Flow, lyrics, beats and voice of these rappers is so perfect that no one can easily beat them. There are many rappers whose sources of wealth is not only rapping but also their other business. Most of the listed below rappers are record producers and business men. The top riches rappers on the planet have been numbered as:
1. Sean Diddy Combs
Puff Diddy is the former name of this renowned artist, Sean Diddy Combs who born on November 6, 1969. Diddy Combs is a resident of New York, United States of America. Sean Diddy Combs is the world’s richest and most innovative rapper who has bagged on an around 580 million dollars. His career as a musician and his business ventures has brought him to this huge stand. Sean Combs is a drop out from Howard University. In addition of being a great and rich rapper, Sean Diddy Combs is also one of the most wanted hip hoppers as well as one of the most liked actors. Dirty Money and Press Play were his biggest hit and highly profitable albums. His major business ventures include record label Bad Boy, television shows and guest appearances. But those endeavors which brought him to this level were clothing line Sean John and Ciroc vodka. Sean Combs is also a winner of many Grammy Awards as well as two MTV Music Video Awards.
2. Shawn Jay-Z Carter
Shawn Jay-Z Carter is the second largest rapper all over the world. He was born on December 4, 1969. Jay-Z Carter is also very famous with the title “King of Variations and Variety”. 1980 was the year of his first release. This excellent rapper is a superb occasional actor too. His net income according to April 2012 has been estimated as 460 million dollars. Great diversity in his music and living style gives him a very unique appreciation. His portfolio consists of his input in fashion, shares in New Jersey, music and restaurant business, and much more impressive ventures. Specifically, sale of his Rocawear clothing line and his deal with Live Nation contributed a lot to bring him to second position in the list. Vol. 3…..Life and Times of S. Carter is the most famous album of this American rapper. He is the winner of ten Grammy’s.
3. Andrew Dr. Dre Young
The born name of Dr. Dre is actually Andre Ramelle Young. His birth year is 1965. Andrew Dr. Dre Young is a rich rapper, record producer and entrepreneur by profession. Beats by Dre Headphones is the biggest money making thing of Andrew Young. Andrew Young was a founding member of N.W.A. (Niggaz with Attitude). His primal desires are very appealing i.e. good looks, celebrity, and bone-rattling bass. Net worth is 350 million dollars. He is the one of the guys responsible behind launching the careers of many rapper artists like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 cent and many more. This legendary super producer possesses a leading attitude on the planet. He has given best rap releases at times but he had no new launch of any of his albums in last ten years.
4. Curtis 50 Cent Jackson
Curtis 59 Cent Jackson has made 260 million dollars being the favorite of billions of people. He is quite passionate about his mansions and cars. Curtis Jackson is a man with great personality and palpable business mind. The hit releases of 50 cent include Massacre, Get Rich or Die Tryin, and many more. People consider him as a legitimate figure amongst the gangsta rap genre. Sale of his stake in Vitamin Water was the biggest of his income. Moreover, sale of his video games, merchandise, books, and music also served a great fortune for him. He was nominated for eleven Grammy Awards at his first attempt itself in the music world. Curtis Jackson also plays many roles in many movies and documentaries and hence is very much wanted on television.
5. Bryan Birdman Williams
150 million dollars is the net worth of this world famous music artist named Bryan Birdman Williams. He was born on 15th February in 1969. Birdman is also an executive producer and philanthropist. The very well-known Cash Money Records register Bryan Birdman Williams as its CEO along with the title of Co-founder. On date, he is the world’s fourth richest rapper. This man with super business status has his major wealth source as label. YMCMB clothing line and GT Vodka are the recent launches of Bryan Birdman Williams. He has given many efforts in bringing up the known rappers like Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, etc. He is the most liked real hip hop hero. Being a successful man he is expert at keeping the earnings on increase.