Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011


 

 

5. BIRDMAN

Birdman - Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011
He earned $15 million in the year 2011.

His birth name is Bryan Williams and he was born on the 15th February of 1969. He is commonly known as Birdman or Baby. He is a businessman, record producer and a rapper. He is into hip hop and rap and his career started in 1989. Birdman is the co-founder of Cash Money Records. You should know that Lil Wayne happens to be his son. He adopted Lil Wayne. His net worth is around $ 110 million. He also formed an oil and gas exploration company in early 2010. It was called Bronald Oil and Gas. It was a joint venture with his brother Slim.

 

4. LIL WAYNE

Lil Wayne - Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011
He earned $15 million in the year 2011.

He was born on the 27th September of 1982 and is an American rapper. His actual name is Dwanye Michael Carter, Jr. He is a rapper and a songwriter and his career began in 1992. He joined Cash Money Records when he was nine years old. In the year 1997 he joined a group called Hot Boys and they debuted with the album called Get It How U Live! in the same year. He gained most of his popularity from the album Guerrilla Warfare that was released in 1999.

 

3. KANYE WEST

Kanye West - Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011
He earned $16 million in the year 2011.

Kanye Omari West was born on the 8th June of 1977. He is an American musician, fashion designer and film director. He actually rose to fame as a producer. He gained popularity with his work on the Jay-Z’s album called The Blueprint. He released his own debut album in the year 2004 and it was called The College Dropout. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States and his career started in the year 1996. He also happens to be a music video director.

 

2. DIDDY

P Diddy - Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011
He earned $35 million in the year 2011.

Known as P. Diddy, Diddy and Puff Daddy, Sean John Combs was born on the 4th November of year 1969 in the New York City. He happens to be a rapper, singer, actor, entrepreneur and a record producer based in America. He founded Bad Boy Records in 1993 and released his debut album in 1997 which was called No Way Out. He has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. He is also the producer of Making the Band. His career started in the year 1988.

 

1. JAY Z

Jay Z - Ten Wealthiest Rappers of 2011
He earned $37 million in the year 2011.

He is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. His birth name is Shawn Corey Carter and he was born on the 4th December of 1969. He happens to be one of the most financially successful hip hop entrepreneurs. He is the creator of Rocawear and the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings. His career started in the year 1989. According to Rolling Stone, he is ranked as the 88th greatest artist of all time.

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