Sean '' Combs has been named the world's highest-paid hip-hop artist of 2013.

The entrepreneur earned $50 million (£33.3 million) through his Bad Boy Records label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency and Diageo's Ciroc vodka company, according to Forbes.com.

Rapper Jay Z came in second with $43 million (£28.6 million). He was recently named part of the highest-earning celebrity couple of 2013 with his wife Beyonce, with the superstar duo earning a combined $95 million (£63.3 million).

Rounding out the top five for the Cash Kings list are Dr. Dre with $40 million (£26.6 million), Nicki Minaj with $29 million (£19.3 million) and Lil Wayne's mentor Birdman with $21 million (£14 million).