Jay-Z dethrones Diddy on Forbes’ Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists list of 2018
On Thursday, Forbes released its annual wealthiest hip-hop artists list for 2018, and Jay-Z tops the list with an estimated net worth of $900 million.
His mind-blowing earnings takes out Sean “Diddy” Combs from the No. 1 spot, a title he previously held for seven consecutive years.
Jay-Z’s current net worth went from $810 million to $900 million, after he received a rising value of his Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Usse cognac. The 4:44 rapper also has a nine-figure ownership stake in Roc Nation and Tidal.
Diddy is now placed at the No.2 spot two with an impressive $825 million, while Dr. Dre keeps his No. 3 spot after his net worth increased from $740 million to $770 million.
Rappers, Eminem and Drake come in tied with $100 million respectively.