For the seventh consecutive year, the richest rapper on the ‘Forbes’ list with 754 million euros, although Jay-Z closely follows; P. Diddy is still the king of hip hop singers.
Jay-Z may have been the hip hop singer who made the most money last year. But while the singer’s and producer’s current account increased 30% in the last 12 months, amassing a fortune of $ 810 million (745 million Euros), these numbers have not been enough to dethrone the king of hip hop. According to the list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine, Puff Daddy is the hip hop singer who has more money in 2017: 820 million dollars (754 million Euros); a position that the rapper, P. Diddy, occupies for the seventh consecutive year.
News that comes a few days after the singer took up headlines for very different reasons. Last Monday, the ex-cooker of P. Diddy sued him for sexual harassment, defamation, retaliation and emotional stress intentional for a hostile work environment.
Which is the main source of the fortune of P. Diddy?
The 47-year-old rapper known as P. Diddy or Puff Daddy, has earned his fortune both for his facet and singer as for his lucrative advertising contracts with Ciroc Vodka, Aquahydrate water and DeLeon tequila and the benefits of his Line of clothing (Sean John), says the magazine. He has been in the music industry since 1993, almost from the beginning, with musical successes in the lists, although also he grabbed headlines by romances sounds, like the one maintained in the nineties with the singer and actress Jennifer Lopez.
In the second place of the classification, and not far away, this year Jay-Z, with a fortune of 810 million dollars (745 million Euros), thanks, mainly, to his millionaire investment in the service of music in Tidal streaming.