THE RICHEST PEOPLE IN A HIP-HOP INDUSTRY

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Since 2006, each year Forbes Magazine presenting list of the most influential and powerful people in a hip hop industry. For this 10th anniversary, they decided to find out who’s the top-earing artist for last 10 years. It was quite easy to predict who will take the place on the top of this iceberg. Between 2006-2016 Dr. Dre was the person who earned the most money as we remember he sold Beats Audio to Apple for nearly one billion dollars.

At the same time, Forbes presents the list of “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” only for this year. See the list of top 10 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 millions
  6. Nicki Minaj = $20.5 millions
  7. Pitbull – $20 million
  8. Pharrell Williams – $19.5 million
  9. Kendrick Lamar – $18.5 million
  10. Birdman – 18 millions.

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