Jay-Z tops rap rich list

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Jay-Z has come in as the world's richest rapper, earning £40 million last year.

The hip hop superstar was ranked top by Forbes.com. It is thought much of his money he earnt from his 40/40 nightclub chain.

Diddy came second, but earning just £19 million he is not much competition for the Run This Town rapper.

Akon came third making £13 million despite spending time in jail.

Eminem may top the record selling chart but he only came in at number 14 earning a relatively low £5 million.