TASS, June 13. /TASS/. American singer Jay-Z, whose fortune is estimated at $1 billion, took first place in the annual rating of the hundred of the richest rappers in the world, who on Wednesday was published by Forbes magazine.

Earlier Forbes reported that in 2019, Jay-Z became the first rapper billionaire. Family capital of the contractor exceeds even that impressive mark. Together with his wife, singer Beyonce they own the assets, which cost a total of $1.4 billion

In the second position in the list was rapper and producer Dr. Dre. Despite the fact that five years ago he declared himself a billionaire after a successful transaction for the sale based company for the production of headphones and speakers, Beats Electronics, Apple Inc., now Forbes estimates the value of its assets of only $800 million
The third line of the rating took the hip-hop artist Diddy formerly known as Puff Diddy, and P. Diddy. He owns a fortune of $740 million compared to last year, Diddy has dropped by one position due to problems with some companies owned by him. But Forbes believes that he will become the next rapper billionaire after Jay-Z.

In fourth place is Kanye West with $240 million He first came in the top 5 this year thanks to a contract with sportswear brand Adidas.

The top five richest hip-hop artists canadian Drake (Drake, Aubrey Graham, Jake). 32-year-old rapper and the youngest member of the rankings, but he already has $150 million of His fortune almost doubled over the past year thanks to a successful investment and profitable touring tour.

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