Forbes just released their annual list of highest earning hip-hop artists, and the 2015 list shows P-Diddy topping the list at an estimated $60 million earned between June 2014 and June 2015. His earnings come from his music, TV Network Revolt, Ciroc Vodka, and other investments outside of his music.
Jay-Z lands in at number 2 with $56 million earning money from his music, sports management company, and others. Forbes also added that his 22 shows with Beyonce boosted his earnings.
Nicki Minaj landed the number 9 spot with $21 million making her the only woman on the list. Here is the full list below:
- Diddy- $60 million
- Jay-Z – $56 million
- Drake – $39 million
- Dr. Dre – $33 million
- Pharrell Williams – $32 million
- Eminem – $31 million
- Kanye West – $22 million
- Wiz Khalifa – $21.5 million
- Nicki Minaj – $21 million
- Birdman – $18 million
Full list and feature on Forbes.com
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