Hip-hop is a culture, a way of life, a music genre, and, in a lot of cases, a very profitable industry. Every year, Forbes Magazine, releases its list of wealthiest hip hop artists in the world, ranking them according to their net values. Based on their statistics, we would like to provide with a countdown we have compiled of the top 5 wealthiest artists in hip hop. The following performers made their debut through singing, but virtually all of them expanded their reach and consequently their fortunes, through a myriad of side-businesses.
Curious to learn who are the people who have made the most money out of hip hop? Let’s take a look at the countdown.