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Forbes shares highest paid hip hop music artists: See List

Forbes shares highest paid hip hop music artists

Forbes shares highest paid hip hop music artists list.

Forbes has released the highest earners in hip hop and now they reveal their list for 2018. Taking top honors is Jay Z for bringing in a whopping $76.5 million thanks to Everything Is Love and his On The Run II tour with Beyoncé.

Diddy slips to the second spot with $64 million, followed by Kendrick Lamar in third at a career-best $58 million. Drake takes a respectable fourth racking up $47 million due to the success of Scorpion, with J. Cole pulling in $35.5 million for the fifth position and Nas and Dr. Dre tied for sixth totaling $35 million each.

See a list of hip hop’s top earners below to find out where your favorite artist wound up.

01. Jay Z – $76.5 million
02. Diddy – $64 million
03. Kendrick Lamar – $58 million
04. Drake – $47 million
05. J. Cole – $35.5 million
06. Dr. Dre – $35 million (Tie)
06. Nas – $35 million (Tie)
08. Pitbull – $32 million
09. Future – $30 million
10. Kanye West – $27.5 million
11. DJ Khaled – $27 million
12. Migos – $24.5 million
13. Eminem – $23 million
14. Chance The Rapper – $21.5 million
15. Travis Scott – $21 million
16. Birdman – $20 million
17. Lil Uzi Vert – $19.5 million
18. Lil Wayne – $19 million
19. Logic – $17 million
20. Meek Mill – $15 million (Tie)
21. Russ – $15 million (Tie)
22. Swizz Beatz – $15 million (Tie)

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