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Forbes List Hip-Hop's wealthiest artists in 2015 are...

There are no changes to Forbes 2015 list, as it is similar to last year's rankings, which included the same five moguls.

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Forbes has revealed this year's "Forbes Five," an annual ranking comprising of Hip-Hop's wealthiest artists.

Each celebrated mogul on the list possesses assets in a wide number of industries.

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Diddy

(Wordondastreet)

 

Diddy, who topped the "Forbes Five" for the second-year-in-a-row, is the owner a media company (Revolt), has a deal with Diageo's Ciroc and recently unloaded the fitness water Aquahydrate. His net worth is listed at $725 million.

 

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Dr Dre

(Wikipedia)

 

Dr. Dre ranked second on the 2015 list, despite his mammoth paycheck from the sale of Beats. Dre's net worth is reportedly $700 million by the financial publication.

 

Jay Z play

Jay Z

 

Jay Z held returns in the third position this year, appearing with a net worth of $550 million, largely due to performances and his Roc Nation forages.

 

50 Cents play

50 Cents

(Rolling Stone)

 

50 Cent moves up to the fourth spot this year, with a net worth of $155 million. His deals with Frigo underwear, Effen Vodka and his SMS audio company keeps him in the list.

 

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Birdman

(XXL Mag)

 

Cash Money Records CEO Birdman's net worth is at $150 million – $10 million less than his value on last year's "Forbes Five" where he finished ahead of 50 Cent. Birdman's ongoing feud with Lil Wayne and rumors of his departure hurt the mogul's finances, Forbes said.

The "Forbes Five" incorporates artist's past earnings, current holdings, financial documents and analysis from attorneys, managers, or other industry players. Some of the moguls themselves contribute to the calculations.

Check out the 2015 "Forbes Five" below:

1. Diddy - net worth: $725M
2. Dr. Dre - net worth: $700M
3. Jay Z - net worth: $550M
4. 50 Cent - net worth: $155M
5. Birdman - net worth: $150M

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