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Top 20 Highest Earning Hip-Hop Stars 2016 by Forbes


Top 20 Highest Earning Hip-Hop Stars 2016 by Forbes

P.Diddy tops this list for the second time in a roll. The rapper/entrepreneur gets his money primarily from Ciroc and non-music ventures.j-cole
Forbes today released the 10th annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings List, ranking the world’s 20 highest-paid rap acts. Diddy tops the list for the second year in a row, with his earnings derived primarily from a lucrative deal with Ciroc and other non-musical ventures.
 Jay-Z, who is No. 2 on the list, has not released an album or played many shows this year but continues to earn big from several outside business ventures including; his Roc Nation entertainment company.Dr Dre comes third as a result of Apple’s $3 billion Beats buyout in 2014.
 Full list below
  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 West(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)

Bukunmi Oyelude

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