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Sean 'Diddy' Combs tops Forbes' list of world's highest-paid hip-hop artist

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Sep 24, 2013 | 1:51pm EDT

Sean 'Diddy' Combs has been named the world's highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2013. The entrepreneur earned $50 million (£33.3 million) through his Bad Boy Records label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency and Diageo's Ciroc vodka company, according to Forbes.com. Rapper Jay Z came in second with $43 million (£28.6 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 $95 million (£63.3 million). Rounding out the top five for the Cash Kings list are Dr. Dre with $40 million (£26.6 million), Nicki Minaj with $29 million (£19.3 million) and Lil Wayne's mentor Birdman with $21 million (£14 million).

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