Kanye West Surpasses Drake On Forbes Richest Rappers List

Kanye West Surpasses Drake On Forbes Richest Rappers List

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 02: Kanye West attends the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building in lower Manhattan on December 02, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

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Forbes has released its list of the highest-paid names in the industry.

Of course Jay-Z took the number 1 spot, followed by Dr. Dre with his $800 million net worth. Diddy came in as the third richest hip-hop figure in the business behind Dr. Dre by about $60 million.


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This year’s report shows that Kanye West has surpassed Drake to secure the number 4 spot with his net worth of $240 million. This can be attributed to his partnership with Adidas.

Coming in at 5th is the youngest of the five, Drake with a net worth of $150 million. Thanks to his Virginia Black whiskey investment and his Las Vegas residency, his fortune has grown by 50 percent in the last year alone.

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