In The Forbes Wealthiest Hip Hop Artist List for 2014, Dr. Dre who owns Beats by Dre headphones moves ahead of Jay z. Dre increased his wealth by $200 million. While Jay Z increased his wealth, he fell to number #3 on the list. Jay Z went from $475 million to $520 million in 2014. Dr. Dre went from $350 million to 550 million in 2014.