Rap is the most favorite, loved and followed music style in the world. In these days, Rappers are making millions of dollars. Money means to everything for us in these days. If you are making a handsome amount of money, it means you are successful in your profession. It requires a lot of hard work, aspiration, passion, dedication and planning. Most of us are working hard for making money, and the same here in case of Rappers. There are much more Rappers who are making millions of dollars around here. Rappers are making this whooping amount of money compared to any other time in history. Forbes even has started to publish a list of top ten Richest Rappers in the world. Rap is kind of music that involves some emotions, some conversation and some kind of content with Rhythm, Rhyme, and delivery. Mostly rap is performed with music and sometimes without of music. Regular Life thoughts and love emotions summoned in this kind of music that no other form could cover this. There was the time when classical was loved and appreciated by the audience until 1970’s. After that, people started boring with this kind of music. The Music boat was drowning in the deep water and there comes Hip Hop music. The generation of late 80’s and earlier 90’s started following this music. In these days, most known and performed form of the music around the globe is Rap. Here we are going to tell you about the famous Rapper in the world who is making the whopping amount of money. All famous rappers are the true shape of famous hearing “Rags to Rich”. These people are the best when it comes to fancy cars, dressing, and homes. They always carried a big amount of cash with them. Some very famous out of them has also got in trouble due to carrying a big flesh of money. These are top ten richest rappers in the world.
1) Dr. Dre ($ 780 Million)
Andre Romelle famously known by his stage name Dr. Dre is richest rapper in the world. The young rapper started his career in 1994 and until the time his net worth is about $ 780 Million. He got good business quality as well and build his
company in 2008, in 2011 when there was competition with Electronics Entertainment, he sold his company’s half shares to aftermath entertainment. With that deal, he got about $ 600 million and according to the Forbes that was the biggest amount of money every in history that a musician got this amount of money in one deal. That is a fair amount of money for a person who started his career from Slums.
2) Jay-Z ($ 740 Million)
Jay-Z is one the wealthiest rapper in the world, he started his career in early 90’s and, he has made it possible to sell about 75 million copies of his music from that time. He also got involved in some business and launched his brand Roc Nation. This brand also making a lot of money and he is getting more rich day by day. He has numerous investment is different business and on the list of top ten richest rappers in the world. He has been on this list since last decade His wealth estimated about $740 Million.
3) Puff Daddy ($ 710 Million)
Puff Daddy is also on the list of top ten richest rappers in the world. He has built an empire of his wealth and music that is currently unbeatable and unmatchable. That is the reason he is one of the top earners from the hip-hop music. He is one of the genius’s minds regarding the business point of view. He got many business ventures from fashion to restaurants. His original name is Sean Combs and he launched a clothing brand with his name that is going strong. He got the reason to celebrate his wealth.
4) Master P ($ 550 Million)
Master P is one of the most powerful and wealthiest rapper, director-musician of this era. He is one of the most followed personalities, famous due to his Godfather image. Though he has not released a single album over the past decade, due to his Independent label hustle is earning a handsome amount of money. He has made his unmatchable empire and growing more and more day by day. He introduced his clothing line in 2004 and a film production house. He also
owns a video game company and a travel agency. In this stage also, people loving and following him, and he is getting the reward of his hard work.
5) Eminem ($340 Million)
Though Eminem is not making that amount of money as his Mentor Dr. Dre is making, but he got the sales record. He is the top artist in hip-hop industry. He started his career in 1996 and was belong to the very humble background. It reported that ticket sales give you the huge amount of money; he has sold about 40 million copies of his albums. Album sales are directly proportional to your net worth and that is the reason he is one of the top richest rapper in the world with the net worth of about $350 million. Currently, he regarded as the most influential rapper in the world.
6) Ice Cube ($240)
O’Shea Jackson, commonly known as Ice Cube is the multi-talented guy. Though his current fame is acting and producing movies, he made his recognition first as a rapper. When he was the top rapper, he sold about 40 million copies of his album. This man has gathered about $240 million. There is a common thing in Snoop Dogg and the Ice Cube is that both started their career in California, and later both became a good friend even after family friends. Ice Cube is one of the wealthiest rappers in the world and that is not a joke that this person is richer than a bank.
7) Birdman ($ 210 million)
Bryan Williams, known by his stage name Birdman, is one of that rapper who has made his own type of recognition. He started his career in late 80’s and until the time he is most influential and successful rapper in the industry. He builds his own label with the name “Cash Money Records”. He earned about $ 210 million and one of the richest rapper in the world.
8)50 Cent ($200)
Curtis Jackson aka 50 cent known by his bad image in the industry, and most of the people hate him due to his heat of talk. However, the thing is either you love him or hate him; he is one of the real rappers in the industry. He is among those rappers who enjoyed longtime fame. Along with his natural talent as a rapper, he is the good businessperson. He invested in a vitamin water company and when this company sold out to Coca Cola, he directly made about $ 100 million from the only subject. He has assets of $200 million.
9) LIL Wayne ($136 million)
One of the richest hip-hop singers, known by his stage name Lil Wayne, his level of Popularity can imagine when he was imprisoned and he has to shift in an isolated cell. Where he wrote the lyrics of his upcoming album, he got assets of about $136 million.
10) Snoop Dogg ($130 million)
This rapper got many names, snoopy doggy Dogg, Snoop King. He is famous for his bad images. Fell in trouble many times, due to having a ton of cash in his car. He once tried to leave Rap industry and tried to shift the taste of music, but later came in again.
This was a list we got, the famous top ten richest rappers in the world. These all persons worked hard to gain success and limelight. One can follow their path to be successful
Guest Writer – William Smith