Sean “Diddy” Combs Named Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist by Forbes

Posted Tuesday September 24, 2013 5:03 PM GMT

It’s no secret that he’s one of the hottest names in the music game, and Sean "Diddy" Combs just landed in the #1 spot on Forbes’ new Highest-Paid Hip Hop Artists list.

The “I’ll Be Missing You” rapper is said to be worth an estimated $580 million, with $50 million of that coming in over the past year.

Close behind Diddy is “Picasso Baby” stud Jay-Z, who earned $43 million this year to bring his net worth to $475 million.

Rounding out the top 5 are Dr. Dre ($40 million/$350 million overall), Bryan “Birdman” Williams ($150 million net worth) and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson ($125 million net worth).

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