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The Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists: Diddy Tops The List

Who will be hip-hop's first billionare?

Forbes released a small list "The Forbes Five" which states the top earning hip-hop artists of 2012 and they are:

#5 50 Cent: $110 million

#4 Birdman: $125 million

#3 Dr. Dre: $270 million

#2 Jay-Z: $460 million

And at #1, Sean "Diddy" Combs is the closet hip-hop artist to becoming a billionaire with a net worth of $550 million.

With his Ciroc vodka line, clothing line, 15 + years in the game, his Bad Boy empire and his new deal with Comcast to launch his own cable network, this all pushes Diddy to reaching billionaire status.

Read more over HERE at Forbes.