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Hip-Hop music and culture, once looked upon as an undesirable sub-culture in America, has gone mainstream and produced a new crop of millionaires with tons of money.

Forbes released a list of the top five richest hip-hop artists who have amassed multi-million dollar fortunes that combine record sales, brand endorsements, lucrative entrepreneurial endeavors, and savvy investing.

Check out the list of Hip-Hop’s Top 5 richest artists:

#5 Drake: Net Worth – $60 million


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#4 Birdman: Net Worth – $110 million

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#3 Jay Z: Net Worth –  $610 million


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#2 Dr. Dre: Net Worth – $710 million


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#1 Diddy: Net Worth – $750 million

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Watch the video above to see how these stars made their millions.



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