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5 Richest Hip Hop Artists 2016

CashForbes is out with another one of its annual richest lists, and this one looks at the five richest stars in hip hop. All are male and their combined net worth of $2.2 billion. Thanks to his bankruptcy, 50 Cent has dropped off the list, and is replaced by….

1. Sean "Diddy" Combs $750 million 

2. Dr. Dre $710 million

3. Shawn "JayZ" Carter $610 million

4. Brian "Birdman" Williams $110 million

5. Drake $60 million – It's Drake's first time on the list. He replaces 50 Cent.

Forbes' calculations are based on net worth.

Find the stories behind each fortune on Forbes.com here.

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