Forbes Releases List Of Highest Earning Hip-Hop Stars And You Already Know Who’s Leading The Pack

(SL) – Forbes has released its annual list of hip-hop cash kings and as usual Puff Daddy is at the top of the crop with Jay Z close behind. Sean Combs can thank his huge deal with Ciroc for the bulk of the $62 million he earned.

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Jay Z, who continues to make a killing off of Roc Nation and  his champagne and cognac businesses, took the #2 spot with $53.5 million.

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Dr. Dre, who owned the top spot in 2014 after Apple purchased Beats and he took home $620 million sits comfortably at #3 pocketing $41 million over the past year.

The rest of the 10 looks like this:

4.  Drake with $38.5 million

5. Wiz Khalifa at $24 million

6. Nicki Minaj, the only female to make the list, with $20.5 million

7.  Pitbull  – $20 million

8.  Pharrell Williams with $19.5 million

9.  Kendrick Lamar at $18.5 million

10. Birdman with $18 million.

See 11-10 on the other side

11. Kanye West $17.5 million

12. DJ Khaled with $15 million

13. A$AP Rocky with $14.5 million

14. J. Cole, Lil Wayne and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with $14 million each

17. Veteran Snoop Dogg $12.5 million

18.  Eminem with $11 million

19.  Swizz Beatz with $10.5 million

20. Rick Ross $10 million

20. Ludacris $10 million

 

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