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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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.