2) Dr Dre - $700 million
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Forbes Five Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists In 2015 Revealed
4. 2) Dr Dre - $700 million
Dre's Beats sale to Apple went down in history as the largest single-year payday of any musician, ever. However, the $3 billion deal also brought him a nine-figure tax bill that kept him from being top of the list. The video of Dre calling himself hip-hop's first billionaire is simply not true... Yet.