Thursday, 8 September 2016

Cash Kings: Diddy & Jay Z Top Forbes List Of 2016 Highest-Earning Hip-Hop Stars With $62m & $53m

Forbes has released their annual list of the highest-paid acts in the musical genre, and for the second year in a row, Diddy, 46, comes out on top with a staggering $62 million in earnings over the past year. Trailing closely behind the rapper is none other than Jay Z, 45, who managed to rake in $53.5 million in 2016 despite never having released an album. As for Kanye West, the 39-year-old performer came in just shy of the top 10 with $17.5 million earned over the past year. Continue to see full list.

Forbes 2016 Highest-earning Hip-hop Stars
1. Diddy ($62 million)
2. Jay-Z ($53.5 million)
3. Dr. Dre ($41 million)
4. Drake ($38.5 million)
5. Wiz Khalifa ($24 million)
6. Nicki Minaj ($20.5 million)
7. Pitbull ($20 million)
8. Pharrell Williams ($19.5 million)
9. Kendrick Lamar ($18.5 million)
10. Birdman ($18 million
11. Kanye(17.5 million)
12. DJ Khaled ($15million)
13. Asap Rocky ($13 million)
14. J Cole($14 million)
15. Lil Wayne ($14 million)
16. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ($14 million)
17. Snoop Dogg($12.5million)
18. Eminem($11million)
19. Swizz Beatz ($10.5 million)
20. Ludacris and Rick Ross(Tie) ($10million) 

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