Forbe’s Top 20 Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2016

Diddy

For it’s 10th annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, Forbes tells us who in Hip-Hop made the most money. It looks like 2016 has been a good year for the Top 20 earners in Hip-Hop as they combined pulled in more than $450 million over the past 12 months. Diddy is yet again #1 with $62 million. Actually, it’s feels like Diddy, Jay Z, & Dr. Dre have been in the Top 3 every since 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy (Who didn’t even make the list this year).

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 – $15 million
13. A$AP Rocky – $14.5 million
14. J. Cole (Tie) – $14 million
14. Lil’ Wayne (Tie) – $14 million
14. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Tie) – $14 million
17. Snoop Dogg $12.5 million
18. Eminem – $11 million
19. Swizz Beatz – $10.5 million
20. Ludacris (Tie) – $10 million
20. Rick Ross (Tie) – $10 million

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