It’s impossible to overstate the influence of rap on popular culture. Even though other genres of music had a head start, rap is a powerful force. The hip-hop industry is continuously growing, and rappers from around the world are earning more and more. From rap’s “golden age” in the 1980s to today’s generation of social media-created stars, they all have one thing in common – boatloads of money. Adding business and several other investments in their portfolio, these successful rappers growth is too fast for major media companies and wealth trackers to keep track.
Here are the top 20 richest rappers in the world.
|1.||Kanye West||$1.8 billion|
|3.||P Diddy||$900 million|
|4.||Dr Dre||$500 million|
|5.||Russell Simmons||$340 million|
|7.||Pharrell Williams||$250 million|
|9.||Master P||$200 million|
|11.||Lil Wayne||$170 million|
|12.||Ice Cube||$160 million|
|14.||Ronald Slim Williams||$150 million|
|15.||Snoop Dogg||$150 million|
|16.||Swizz Beatz||$150 million|
|17.||LL Cool J||$120 million|
|18.||Nicki Minaj||$100 million|
|Mike D||$90 million|