Top 5 Richest Black Male Rappers

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

sources:

http://www.therichest.com/top-lists/top-100-richest-rappers/

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Jae Jones has been writing professionally for over 10 years. She holds a degree in Business Administration, and enjoys writing on various topics.

  

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