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Dre tops rap 'rich list' on Apple-Beats deal

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Apple's $3-billion acquisition of Beats earlier this year helped co-founder Dr. Dre jump to the top of Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list - but a hefty tax bill means he's not a billionaire just yet.

Dr Dre: the hip-hop head with a business brain

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When Kanye West was asked by Rolling Stone magazine to write a panegyric to Dr Dre, he had no fear of hyperbole. "Do hip-hop producers hold Dr Dre in high esteem? It's like asking a Christian if he believes Christ died for his sins."

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Dre tops rap 'rich list' on Apple-Beats deal

Apple's $3-billion acquisition of Beats earlier this year helped co-founder Dr. Dre jump to the top of Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list - but a hefty tax bill means he's not a billionaire just yet.