Top 5 Richest Black Male Rappers


1. Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne is a rapper from New Orleans. He started with Cash Money Records, through which he was able to release his first album as a solo artist. Lil Wayne is worth over 150 million dollars.


2. Master P

Master P is one of the greatest rappers of all time. However, besides being a rapper, he is also an investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, filmmaker, and actor. Master P’s net worth is around 325 million.


3. Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons has been in the music industry for decades. He co-founded Def jam Records, which was responsible for amazing artists such as LL Cool J, Run-D.M.C and Public Enemy. Simmons is estimated to be worth around 350 million dollars.


4. Jay Z

Jay Z is a 21-time Grammy Award winner and has sold over 100 million albums. He is also the owner of the 40/40 club as well as a co-creator of the famous line Rocawear. Jay Z is estimated to have a net worth of about $650 million.


5. Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre been on the rapping scene since the 1980s. His most popular entrepreneurial endeavor has been Beats By Dre, which he sold to Apple for over $300 million. His net worth is an estimated $620 million.




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