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USA: Diddy, Jay Z, Dr Dre & Drake top Forbes Highest Earning Hip Hop stars of 2016

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Written by Deckson N.

Diddy is the highest earning Hip Hop star in the US for the second year in a row. Other than 2014 when Dr Dre beat him to the top spot, he has been the highest earning in at least 5 years. Forbes today released it’s annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings List, and Diddy, Jay Z, Dr Dre, Drake and Wiz Khalifa made the top 5. See the top 20 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 million)
  6. Nicki Minaj ($20.5 million)
  7. Pitbull ($20 million)
  8. Pharrell Williams ($19.5 million)
  9. Kendrick Lamar ($18.5 million)
  10. Birdman ($18 million)
  11. Kanye West (17.5 million)
  12. DJ Khaled ($15million)
  13. Asap Rocky ($13 million)
  14. J Cole($14 million)
  15. Lil Wayne ($14 million)
  16. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ($14 million)
  17. Snoop Dogg ($12.5million)
  18.  Eminem ($11million)
  19. Swizz Beatz ($10.5 million)
  20. Ludacris and Rick Ross (Tie) ($10million)

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