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Top 12 Richest African Americans

/ January 1, 2016

4) Diddy – $700 Million

Sean “Diddy” Combs is an immensely successful rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur. He has made the majority of his wealth through intelligent business decisions. This award-winning rapper owns a 50 percent share of the profit from the Ciroc vodka brand he helped to develop. He also has a majority stake in the television network Revolt TV.



3) Dr. Dre – $780 Million

Record producer, rapper and entrepreneur Dr. Dre is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment. He is the richest rapper in the world and owes much of his fortune to the enormously successful Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, which currently account for 65 percent of the premium headphone market. He is now worth $780 million after Apple acquired Beats headphone for $3 billion, a company he co-founded. According to Forbes’ 2014 Hip-Hop Cash Kings, Dr. Dre earned $620 million.

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