Which Hip Hop Acts Made The Most Money This Past Year?

By on September 20, 2018 in ArticlesMusic News

One of the overarching themes of hip-hop is rappers talking about how much money they have. But which hip hop acts actually put their money where their mouth is? Take a look at the list below to see which artists made the most money over the past year.

19. Swizz Beatz ($15 million, tie)

19. Russ ($15 million, tie)

19. Meek Mill ($15 million, tie)

18. Logic ($17 million)

17. Lil Wayne ($19 million)

16. Lil Uzi Vert ($19.5 million)

15. Birdman ($20 million)

14. Travis Scott ($21 million)

13. Chance The Rapper ($21.5 million)

12. Eminem ($23 million)

11. Migos ($24.5 million)

10. DJ Khaled ($27 million)

9. Kanye West ($27.5 million)

8. Future ($30 million)

7. Pitbull ($32 million)

6. Nas ($35 million, tie)

6. Dr. Dre ($35 million, tie)

5. J. Cole ($35.5 million)

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4. Drake ($47 million)

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3. Kendrick Lamar ($58 million)

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2. Diddy ($64 million)

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1. Jay-Z ($76.5 million)

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Articles Written by Marvin Jules
Marvin Jules is a freelance writer with a passion for music and sports. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with degrees is Communication and Human Resource Management. In addition to writing, he also runs an online store where he curates and sells vintage clothing and accessories. Marvin's favorite billionaire is Warren Buffett.
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