P Diddy crowned the highest-paid hip hop artist of 2015

Sean “P Diddy” Combs is raking in the big bucks.

The rapper has topped Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid hip hop stars, pocketing a whopping $60m during the last financial year.

The 45-year-old beat out Jay Z ($56m), Drake ($39.5m) and Dr Dre ($33m) to take the top spot.


P Diddy rarely hits the stage to perform these day, instead making most of his money through his TV network Revolt, clothing line Sean John and Ciroc Vodka.

Here are the Top 10 highest earners from Forbes’ list:

1: P Diddy – $60m (£39.2m)

2: Jay Z – $56m (£36.6m)

3: Drake – $39.5m (£25.8m)

4: Dr Dre – $33m (£21.6m)

5: Pharrell Williams – $32m (£20.9m)

6: Eminem – $31m (£20.3m)

7: Kanye West – $22m (£14.4m)

8: Wiz Khalifa – $21.5m (£14.1m)

9: Nicki Minaj – $21 (£13.7m)

10: Birdman – $18m (£11.8m)