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PHOTOS: The top 10 richest hip-hop stars of 2013

Wednesday 25 Sep 2013 11:01 a.m.

1) Sean 'Diddy' Combs - US$50 million (AAP)
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs has been named the world's highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2013.

The entrepreneur earned US$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.

Jay Z came in second with US$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 US$95 million.

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

Eminem and Snoop Lion tied for 12th place with US$10 million while 50 Cent came 19th with US$7 million.


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