Jay-Z Tops Hip-hop Rich List

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August 17, 2010 | 8:55pm EST

Jay-Z has topped a new hip-hop rich list, almost doubling Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ fortune in the process.

The rapper and entrepreneur reigns supreme at the top of Forbes magazine’s latest Hip-Hop Cash Kings list with a 2009/2010 fortune of an estimated $63 million .

Combs comes in second with $30 million, while Akon lands at number three with $21 million.