Drake makes the Forbes Hip Hop List…

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Hip Hop phenomenon rapper Drake from Toronto Canada has been on the rise the last 4 years but more than any this past year. He has been extremely successful with selling records and putting out chart topic music to break various records as well as expanding his empire which he is building. Drake has stepped into the entrepreneurial game quickly with major corporate partnerships with powerhouses like Apple for a exclusive radio show, Sprite for historical commercials and sprite lyrics personalized cans, building his own record label OVO Sounds with hot new artist PartyNextDoor and IamMakonnen, landing a major ambassador role with the NBA Toronto Raptors, opening restaurants and now reaching the Forbes Top 5 list for the first time. Approaching 30 years old in a few months this rap genius has had a lucrative career thus far and a huge year raking in $60+ million, which put him in fifth place on the list. The list went as followed (1.Sean “Diddy” Combs – $750 million, 2. Andre “Dr.Dre” Young – $710 million, 3. Shawn “Jay Z” Carter – $600 million, 4. Bryan “Birdman” William – $110 million, 5. Drake – $60 million). Forbes always does a great deal tallying all the information to make this financial cash king list.

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