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‘Diddy’ tops highest-paid hip hop stars

‘Diddy’ tops highest-paid hip hop stars

Sean “Diddy” Combs has been named the world’s highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2013.

The entrepreneur earned $50 million through his Bad Boy Records label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency and Diageo’s Ciroc vodka company, according to Forbes.com.

Rapper Jay Z came in second with $43 million. He was recently named part of the highest-earning celebrity couple of 2013 with his wife Beyonce, with the superstar duo earning a combined $95 million.

Rounding out the top five for the Cash Kings list are Dr. Dre with $40 million, Nicki Minaj with $29 million and Lil Wayne’s mentor Birdman with $21 million.

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