World’s Highest-Paid Hip Hop Artists

Forbes like to keep tabs on how much the 1% earn. Here’s the top five from their annual list of the richest hip hop acts in this part of the galaxy.

  1. Diddy ($62 million)
  2. Jay Z ($53.5 million)
  3. Dr. Dre ($41 million)
  4. Drake ($38.5 million)
  5. Wiz Khalifa ($24 million)

What’s that? Where’s Kanye you ask? Didn’t even make the Top 10. The full list can be found here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.