Dr. Dre after a deal with Apple became the richest hip-hop performer




Forbes magazine called Yang musician Andre Rommel, better known as Dr. Dre, the richest in the world of hip-hop performer. As stated by experts of the newspaper, from June 2013 to June 2014 the rapper earned about $ 620 million, which allowed him to shift out of first place Sean «Diddy» Koumza.


Take a leadership role Dr. Dre helped sell his company Beats Electronics, which manufactures audio equipment. The deal with Apple earned three million dollars. In addition, the musician was a senior management position in a corporation. Position of Dr. Dre is not formally defined, but directly in the corporate campus of Apple, he and Ayovinom, co-founder of Beats, appears as “Jimmy and Dre” and is working in two divisions of the company – at hardware and music.

Diddy, in turn, share in the new ranking second place with Sean Carter (Jay-Z). The income of each of these musicians was $ 60 million. Fourth position is occupied by Drake, earned during the period $ 33 million. Closes the top five musicians duo Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) and Ryan Lewis, whose income is estimated at $ 32 million.

Followed by Kanye West ($ 30 million), Brian Williams ($ 24 million), Lil Wayne (23 million), Pharrell Williams ($ 22 million) and Eminem ($ 18 million).

It is noted that Dr. Dre earned more than anyone has ever assessed by experts Forbes musicians, and most of all 24 of their colleagues on the current rating combined.

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