The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists of 2017: Who Leads the Pack?

The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists of 2017: Who Leads the Pack?

by Jessica Bennett, September 29, 2017

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The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists of 2017: Who Leads the Pack?

Hip-hop is a very lucrative business, but any real hustler knows having only one source of income is no way to live.

These 10 go-getters have earned their spot on Forbes’ latest “Hip Hop Cash Kings” list with drive, persistence and an iron will to succeed.

Who do you think took the top spot this year? Check out the top 10 below to find out.

10. Future – $23 million

9. DJ Khaled – $24 million

8. Pitbull – $27 million

7. Wiz Khalifa – $28 million

6. Kendrick Lamar – $30 million

5. Chance the Rapper – $33 million

4. Dr. Dre – $34.5 million

3. Jay-Z – $42 million

2. Drake – $94 million

1. Diddy – $130 million

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