The Highest Paid Rappers

Jay-Z tops the list AGAIN as the highest paid rapper.

September 14, 2018

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"Forbes" has a list of the 22 Highest Paid Rappers over the past year, and naturally, Jay-Z is at the top because it isn't just music and touring, they also include endorsements, investments, and other business ventures.

Here's the Top 10, along with their estimated pre-tax earnings over the past year.

1.  Jay-Z, $76.5 million

2.  Diddy, $64 million

3.  Kendrick Lamar, $58 million

4.  Drake, $47 million

5.  J. Cole, $35.5 million

6.  A tie between Dr. Dre and Nas, both with $35 million.

8.  Pitbull, $32 million

9.  Future, $30 million

10.  Kanye West, $27.5 million

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