Sean 'Diddy' Combs Tops Forbes' Annual List of Hip-Hop's Richest... Again

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs performs at the Time Warner Cable Studios and Revolt Bring the Music Revolution event on February 1, 2014 in New York City.

Forbes has released its eighth annual list of hip-hop's wealthiest artists, and for the second year in a row, Sean "Diddy" Combs tops the list. Since the list was launched in 2007, he has consistently vied with 50 Cent, Jay Z (that year, the three made the most of their high-earning statuses with the song "I Get Money: Forbes 1, 2, 3 Remix") and Dr. Dre for top five dominance, with guest appearances from Kanye West, Akon, and Lil Wayne.

The top five earners this year are: 

1. Sean "Diddy" Combs ($700 million)
2. Andre "Dr. Dre" Young ($550 million)
3. Shawn "Jay Z" Carter ($520 million)
4. Bryan "Birdman" Williams ($160 million)
5. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson ($140 million)

Read all of Forbes' coverage right here


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