No, hip-hop doesn't yet have a billionaire, but according to Forbes' latest list of the genre's richest proprietors, Sean "Diddy" Combs comes closest. Per the report -- penned by Forbes staffer Zack O'Malley Greenburg, the author of Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office -- Combs' net worth currently amounts to nothing short of $550 million. Rounding out the rest of the list are Jay-Z ($460 million), Dr. Dre ($270 million), Birdman ($125 million), and 50 Cent ($100 million).
To compare this year's list with last's, check here.
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