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Drake: Fifth Richest Rapper in the World

According to a new poll by Forbes, Drake is now the fifth richest rapper in the world–and that’s before we get any figures from the release of Views, which is burning up everywhere and will probably debut at #1 on the charts this week. It does, however, including all his endorsement deals with Sprite, Nike and Apple. Here are the current rankings (all figures in USD):

Here are the current rankings (all figures in USD):

  1. Diddy: $750 million
  2. Dr. Dre: $710 million
  3. Jay Z: $610 million
  4. Birdman: $110 million
  5. Drake: $60 million


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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