Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The World's Highest Paid Hip Hop Artists of 2014

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This morning, Forbes announced the 'Cash Kings 2014,' the list of the world's highest paid hip-hop artists of the year. And, I already knew who would land the No. 1 spot... cashing in on those Beats By Dre headphones is Dr. Dre pulling in $620 million of earnings for 2013. Earlier this year Apple purchased Beats for $3 billion! Now everyone is trying to get their own line for headphones..... $$$

And no strangers to lists like this are Diddy and Jay-Z who are both tied at $60 million in earnings. Drake and Macklemore fill the fourth and fifth spots respectively. View the entire list after the jump.


1. Dr. Dre — $620 million 2. Jay Z — $60 million
2. Diddy — $60 million
4. Drake — $33 million
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


Visit Forbes to see how these artists made their big bucks over the course of last year. 

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