Highest paid Hip Hop artists!

By on September 25, 2014

Forbes has released their annual list of Highest Paid Hip Hop Acts from June 2013 to June 2014 and Dr Dre is on top with a hopping $620 million; thanks to his record breaking deal with Apple over Beats by Dre.

Jay Z and Diddy tie at the second spot with $60 million. Drake beats Kanye West making $33million against Yeezus’ $30million. 50 Cent drastically dropped from the 4th position last year to 16th.

Meanwhile, Cash Money queen Nicki Minaj was the ONLY female artiste to feature in the Top 20 countdown earning $14 million in one year.

Beyonce, was surprisingly no where to be found in the first 20 names…. oops its hip hop list but where Eve, Angel Haez and Lil Kim!?

Here is the complete list:

1. Dr. Dre – $620 million

2.  Jay Z – $60 million

2. Diddy – $60 million

4. Drake – $33million

5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – $32 million

6. Kanye West: $30 million

7. Birdman: $24 million

8. Lil Wayne: $23 million

9. Pharrell Williams: $22 million

10. Eminem: $18 million

11. Nicki Minaj: $14 million

12. Wiz Khalifa: $13 million

13. Pitbull: $12 million

14. Snoop Dogg: $10 million

15. Kendrick Lamar: $9 million

16. Ludacris: $8 million

16. Tech N9ne: $8 million

16. Swizz Beatz: $8 million

16. 50 Cent: $8 million

20. Rick Ross: $7 million

20. J. Cole: $7 million

20. DJ Khaled: $7 million

20. Lil Jon: $7 million

20. Mac Miller: $7 million

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