Jay-Z And Diddy Boss Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop List 2018, Kendrick Lamar, Drake Included

Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop List 2018

Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop List 2018: Jay-Z Relegates Diddy To Second Place

Jay-Z has been announced as Forbes highest paid hip hop act in 2018 with a whopping $76.5 million. He soared past last year’s No. 1, Sean “Diddy” Combs, who lands at No. 2 with $64 million.

Kendrick Lamar was impressive after his endorsement deals with Nike and American Express to sold-out dates on the TDE: Championship Tour. He came third with $58 million.

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Drake took a drop and lands at fourth. He was still able to make $47 million. J. Cole made $35.5 million which placed him at 5th. Dr. Dre and Nas are tied for No. 6 with $35 million. This is the first time Nas has made the list since emerging with Illmatic in 1994.

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Elsewhere on the highest paid hip hop list 2018, DJ Khaled lands at No. 11 with $27 million while Travis Scott at No. 15 with $21 million.

Others are Streaming sensation Lil Uzi Vert No. 17, $19.5m, gaming enthusiast Logic No. 19, $17m, DIY multihyphenate Russ and newly-liberated Meek Mill tied at No. 20, $15m.

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Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop List 2018: See If Your Favourite Celebs Made It

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